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Mrs. D'Arcy from San Jose CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Music One Key at a Time

Help me give my students recorders that they can keep once our music class is finished.

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our Title I school, almost all of my students are second language learners. Their drive to learn and achieve is amazing. My classroom is full of learners and future leaders who strive to do their best every day.

My students are the face of the United States of America.

Some were born in this country to English speaking parents. Some were born in the United States to Spanish or Vietnamese speaking parents. Others were born in another country and immigrated to the United States. One thing that all of my students have in common is their zest for learning. They are so wonderful in that they don't see the differences between each other.

My Project

Last year, our students began music classes with an outside teacher. The students love learning about musical notes, how to read music, singing, and most importantly, learning to play a recorder.

Recorders are a great first instrument for students to learn to play.

My students would be able to practice their musical talents beyond our weekly music time if they each had their own recorder. Learning to read and play music is another step to helping create a well-rounded student. They love to listen to music, let's help them learn to play it! Together we may be witnessing a new musical superstar.

Mrs. D'Arcy
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Three Piece Soprano Recorder • Woodwind and Brasswind $4.79 24 $114.96

Materials cost

$114.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.74

Total project goal

$184.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.94

1 Donor

-$78.60

Donations toward project cost

-$78.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$92.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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