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  • $2,318 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Learn, Create, Express, Perform!

Help me give my students the chance to learn the piano and create! These pianos will allow them to learn an instrument in the traditional way and create with all the options available.

My Students

GWES is full of talented boys and girls with supportive families! We are in a low income urban school district where violence is prevalent. For many, music education is a great way for them to express themselves, try something new, utilize their skills learned in math and reading, and learning about the world through music education! This project will give the students the tools to learn an instrument, create, and perform. They will be challenged and have to problem solve, persevere, and work hard. I am also hoping music will be used as a way to help them express their emotions in a positive way. To use creating music as a way to process and express their feelings in a positive way. These instruments are what we need to help them achieve!

My Project

All students need an instrument to explore and practice. I have 10 piano keyboards with large classes. Often students only are able to work on a piano for five minutes to practice for a performance or work on their own creation. This doesn't give them enough time to really learn and practice music.

All of my classes will be able to use the piano keyboards.

For my primary classes they will learn songs but also will help with letter recognition and reading! My intermediate classes will learn the basics and also how music can effect our mood and also serve as a stress reliever. In addition, they will be able to create songs to express themselves in a healthy way.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Casio LK265 Premium Package • Amazon Business $169.95 10 $1,699.50
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Grey, Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $52.64 2 $105.28

Materials cost

$1,804.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$108.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$27.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,970.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$347.67

Total project goal

$2,317.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,317.81

20 Donors

-$2,199.44

Donations toward project cost

-$1,883.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$316.42

match offer

-$102.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$87.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 20 other donors.

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