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  • $432 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Marfise
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Keyboards for Great Kids

My piano students are in need of 3 Yamaha portable keyboards so they may be able to play and practice individually.

I teach 3rd grade in a large urban elementary school. Over 90% of our students are eligible for free lunch and most of the rest are eligible for reduced lunch. I offer free piano lessons to any student in 3rd to 6th grade who is willing to come to school 30 minutes early. I currently have 6 students who are taking lessons and I have 5 more who are interested. The students have a desire learn music, but come from homes that can not afford lessons. The benefits of learning enrich a person for a life time.

I do not have enough keyboards to give all the students who want lessons the time it takes to learn and practice. The word has spread among students and parents that I am willing to teach free of charge.

I would like three more keyboards so I could give more students lessons at the same time, and give the students enough time to practice.

Music enhances a person for a life time. The benefits of reading notes, finding rhythms and patterns, and the simple enjoyment of playing is a life long benefit.The self confidence earned by learning to play helps students in all their academics.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PORTABLE KEYBOARD • Best Buy $99.99 3 $299.97

Materials cost

$299.97

Vendor shipping charges

$30.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$354.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.71

Total project goal

$431.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$431.71

2 Donors

-$416.47

Donations toward project cost

-$354.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 11 students.

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