More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
$0 still needed
Kangaroo Band Needs Percussion Equipment
My students need a snare drum.
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.
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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