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Ms. Johnson from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Inclusive & Adaptive!

Help me give my students boomwhackers, hand bells, and more music to play!

  • $501 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This will be my first year in the classroom and while I have only met a handful of my students so far, the ones that I have met have all been incredibly smart, kind, and excited about music and improving their musicianship.

My school is not located in an affluent community.

We provide almost everything the students need in order for them to participate in our instrumental music programs. We serve a largely Hispanic population where about 15% of the students are English Language Learners. Music has always brought people together and it continues to bring together the students of this school.

My Project

I have the good fortune to teach an adaptive instrumental music class for students with disabilities. This offering of this class is new to the school (just like me) and therefore doesn't yet have the equipment necessary to sponsor prolonged progress in the classroom.

Every student should have the opportunity to participate in instrumental music.

I teach students with varying physical and mental capacities. They love getting to play the instruments in my classroom but with such a large class size the students are only able to participate in small groups. With these new instruments we will be able to get more students participating at once and to expand their ensemble skills and joy in playing music. Every donation goes towards providing a more fulfilling musical experience and is greatly appreciated by myself and the students!

Ms. Johnson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Play 20-Note Handbell Set • Amazon Business $125.99 1 $125.99
Boomwhackers C Major Diatonic Scale Set with Octavator Caps 8-Pack • Amazon Business $38.95 2 $77.90
Edsal URWM184872BK Black Steel Storage Rack, 5 Adjustable Shelves, 4000 lb. Capacity, 72" Height x 48" Width x 18" Depth • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Whacked on Classics (Collection): Music of the Masters for Boomwhackers and Other Instruments • Amazon Business $28.28 1 $28.28
Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs: A Label-Free Approach • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
Boom Boom! Classics! For Boomwhackers Musical Tubes: For Boomwhackers(R) Musical Tubes, Book & CD • Amazon Business $26.66 1 $26.66
Boom Boom! Popular Movie and TV Songs for Boomwhackers Musical Tubes: For Boomwhackers(R) Musical Tubes, Book & CD • Amazon Business $23.76 1 $23.76

Materials cost

$360.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$425.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.06

Total project goal

$500.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$500.38

16 Donors

-$231.26

Donations toward project cost

-$215.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

match offer

-$247.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$210.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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