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Ms. Rogers from Shreveport LA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let My Beats Speak!

Help me give my students a chance to speak with their beats with a drum set to practice on!

  • $527 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Let me introduce you to the cowboy scholars! Daily, our scholars work hard in their classrooms to gain academic and life long skills to become positive contributors in society.

Because of their socioeconomic background, our scholars do not always get the chance to experience certain things.

Our scholars may not ever get a chance to take music lessons or have an instrument they can play on. Therefore, it is my goal as an educator to provide our scholars with as many experiences as I can, so they can be introduced to what may possibly be their future careers.

My Project

This drum set will allow my scholars to apply what they have been learning theory wise. We’ve used rhythm sticks and buckets, but now I want my scholars to experience playing a real drum set. This can only help them to become better drummers and also aid in Math because drumming is all about Math. Students with musical training communicate better with peers, are more empathetic, and get lots of practice expressing ideas without using words. Drumming also teaches you to read non-verbal cues, which can help you learn to read between the lines. Drumming also aids in thinking which our scholars need!

Ms. Rogers
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nitro Mesh 8-Piece Electronic Drum Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $379.00 1 $379.00

Materials cost

$379.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$447.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.03

Total project goal

$526.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$526.87

1 Donor

-$263.43

Donations toward project cost

-$223.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.51

match offer

-$263.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$223.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.52

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$0.00

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