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Mrs. Lester from Pineville LA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Beautiful Music

Help me give my students the gift of music that continues for a lifetime.

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a rural, southern Louisiana area. They are eager to learn new things and know the importance of a great education. Students range in ages from 11-14 years old, which is the most important age for building a lifelong foundation for the love of learning.

These students are aware of the ever-growing need for a college degree.

Cooperative learning groups help my students to retain information longer. The benefits of collaborating with peers are endless. The skills acquired through socializing are beneficial to everyone.

My Project

Students will use pencils, tissue, and extra reeds for making music daily. The tuners will especially be helpful for keeping the whole band sounding amazing.

Music helps students to excel in academics.

Studies have shown that music helps students to perform better in math and to stay in school longer.

Being a part of the band helps our​ middle school students bring back enjoyment in their education.

Also, being a part of the band helps students to feel like they are a part of the community. Your assistance with this project will help to provide a lifetime of love for music.

Mrs. Lester
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Korg TM60BK Tuner Metronome, Black • Amazon Business $22.99 5 $114.95
Madisi Golf Pencils with Eraser, 2 HB Half Pencils, 3.5" Mini Pencils, Pre-Sharpened, 96 Count • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Protec Deluxe Clarinet / Oboe Case Cover, Mint (A307MT) • Amazon Business $44.42 1 $44.42
Jones JR101AMS Artist Oboe Reed; Medium Soft • Amazon Business $16.34 1 $16.34
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count • Amazon Business $7.90 2 $15.80
Snark ST-2 Multi-Instrument Chromatic Tuner • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
Kleenex Ultra Soft Go Anywhere Pack Facial Tissues, 30 Tissues per Pack • Amazon Business $1.59 5 $7.95

Materials cost

$263.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$320.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.49

Total project goal

$376.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.62

1 Donor

-$376.62

Donations toward project cost

-$320.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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