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  • $196 goal

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Mr. Osborn
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 12 donors
  • $0 still needed

Kangaroo Band Needs Percussion Equipment

My students need a snare drum.

My Students

Imagine wanting to learn music, but knowing your parents can't afford to get you an instrument.

My students attend an inner city public school, in an economically depressed area.

My students worry about what they are going to eat next, and where are they going to live when their family gets evicted, again. For most students, school is the most secure aspect in their lives.

My Project

For the past few years, 4th and 5th grade students at my school have had the opportunity to be in band. It is a constant battle every year to get enough instruments and supplies together for the students. This year, I would like to add percussion, so I can take them to contest in the spring. Therefore, I am requesting a snare drum to make this happen.

If my students are going to make it through college, they are going to have to rely on grants, loans, and scholarships.

Playing an instrument gives them one more tool in their "bag" to help make this dream a reality.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SK1000R Snare Drum Kit with Rolling Cart • Woodwind & Brasswind $119.99 1 $119.99

Materials cost

$119.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$166.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.39

Total project goal

$195.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$195.96

12 Donors

-$189.44

Donations toward project cost

-$166.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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