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  • $333 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Kangaroo Band Needs Some Cymbals

My students need a pair of good quality cymbals and accessories.

My Students

Imagine wanting to learn percussion, but all you have is 30 plus year old cast offs from other band programs. That is the reality for my percussionists.

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 have been adding percussion, so I can take them to contest in the spring. At the moment, most of my supplies are old, half-broken castoffs from other schools. Therefore, I am requesting a good quality cymbal set to give my students a better experience.

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. I am hoping that higher quality instruments will aid in this endeavor.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
B8 Band Cymbal Pair • Woodwind & Brasswind $139.00 1 $139.00
Pad And Strap Set For Cymbals • Woodwind & Brasswind $16.99 1 $16.99
Concert Cymbal Cradle Stand • Woodwind & Brasswind $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$225.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$282.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.90

Total project goal

$332.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$332.69

4 Donors

-$148.89

Donations toward project cost

-$141.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$166.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$141.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Music Empowers Foundation and 4 other donors.

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