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Mrs. Doolin from Wheeling WV is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’s Hear It For The Keyboards!!

My students need 2 Yahama Keyboards for our general music classroom.

  • $346 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

TMS has been fortunate to have a piano lab to enhance our general music classes. Many of the students we service in our general music classes do not participate in our band, chorus, or strings programs. So, this is the one time that some of our students have the opportunity for hands-on learning on an instrument. And, since evidence suggests that learning an instrument is exercise for your brain and can improve your brain power, I feel it is imperative to continue to offer this opportunity to our students.

We have had parents reach out to offer their appreciation and thanks for introducing their child to the piano.

Some of those students have gone on and are taking private piano lessons. Whenever parents share these stories, it provides more evidence to the importance and success of our piano lab!

My Project

Our current piano lab is approximately 10 years old and is showing its age. We currently have 18 pianos in our lab and our class sizes range from 18-25 students. At times, we do not have enough keyboards to service all of our students. The completion of this project is a step forward that will allowall of our students to play at the same time.

This purchase will replace broken equipment and start the process of expanding and updating our piano lab.

We are hopeful that the generous donors of DonorsChoose.org will help make this purchase happen for general music students of Triadelphia Middle School.

Mrs. Doolin
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 450 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yamaha YPT255 61-Key Keyboard Pack with Headphones, Power Supply, and Stand • Amazon Business $129.95 2 $259.90

Materials cost

$259.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.85

Total project goal

$345.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.65

14 Donors

-$214.05

Donations toward project cost

-$196.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

match offer

-$115.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.60

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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