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Mr. Gottschalk from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Student Voices Fill Our Auditorium! (Part 2)

Help me give my students speakers, microphones, and more to transform our soundscape in time for our performance of Aladdin in May!

  • $1,937 goal

This project expired on August 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our West Philadelphia neighborhood school, our K-8 students are extremely artistic and exuberant. Our classrooms are full of enthusiastic and talented performers, and we have decided to support them by developing one of the only elementary theatre programs in the School District of Philadelphia.

We want to center our school culture around students recognizing and celebrating one another, and we are always excited to have opportunities for them to showcase their talents.

This year, we have partnered with the Walnut Street Theatre and Disney Musicals in Schools to put on our first annual spring musical!

My Project

Thanks to the Walnut Street Theatre and Disney Musicals in Schools, we are putting on our first spring musical (Aladdin!), and we want to make our auditorium worthy of the work that our students are putting in.

We want to build on their support and invest in our future students by equipping our stage with a permanent audio system that will amplify our student voices.

Funds from this campaign will go to high-quality speakers and other audio equipment which will help our students be heard for years to come.

Thanks to our generous community, we have already purchased new hanging microphones; now we will have a full sound system to integrate them into.

Mr. Gottschalk
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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23 donors23 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
E112-BK 12" 2-Way Passive Loudspeaker • Woodwind and Brasswind $499.99 2 $999.98
U851R Boundary Mic • Woodwind and Brasswind $219.00 2 $438.00
Merit M-8LX Power Conditioner with Lights • Woodwind and Brasswind $130.46 1 $130.46
PCAC 100-149.99 24 MONTH ADH REPLACEMENT PLAN • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.99 1 $23.99

Materials cost

$1,592.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$23.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,646.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$290.53

Total project goal

$1,936.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,936.85

21 Donors

-$1,593.61

Donations toward project cost

-$1,429.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$164.04

Matching donations from our partners

-$255.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$216.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.24

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$0.00

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

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