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Mr. Martino from East Haven CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's All About the Music

Help me give my students the love and joy of music. Grades K-2 begin each class with rhythm sticks which helps with movement, keeping the beat, and starting music class in a positive manner.

  • $160 goal

This project expired on March 20, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students thrive in music class. It serves not only as music education, but character development. For many of the students, this is their only chance to be creative and explore/listen to music. Students perform on Orff Instruments, recorders, 1/2 size guitars. I am in need of more Orff Instruments and mallets. The instrument that would serve best is the alto xylophone, however, soprano and bass xylophones would be very helpful so that every child get to use an instrument individually.

My Project

The sticks we have now are over fifteen years old and are splintering. The new sticks will allow them to perform with the sticks and not get splinters. It is essential for the younger students to have nice instruments to perform on. The bright colors of the sticks entice the children to explore the world of music. The beat is the cornerstone of music and needs to be developed in younger students. Thank you for your support of our fine music program. Your contribution and donation will make a big difference in the life of a child.

We need sticks.

Mr. Martino
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 375 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lummi Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.99 4 $103.96

Materials cost

$103.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.92

Total project goal

$159.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.44

2 Donors

-$159.44

Donations toward project cost

-$135.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.92

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$0.00

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