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Mr. Renfro from Houston TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Music

My students need greater variety and supply of instruments such as desk bells, vibra-slaps, cowbell beaters, hand cowbells, and other instruments to play in our elementary music classes.

  • $975 goal

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My Students

Can you imagine a music room with 40 elementary students? Then, imagine the sad faces of those 40 students as they share a very small number of instruments.

My students attend a large elementary school in the heart of a suburban neighborhood.

I have approximately 900 students in kindergarten through grade five. I am fortunate that the school community is involved and supportive. We have a variety of music programs each year and the expectation and desire is for students to be actively involved.

My Project

Although the school community is involved and supportive, it takes money to keep instruments in the hands of the students. In music most of the student materials are consumables. With a multitude of students, it takes a great many instruments and hands-on resources to keep students engaged and actively making music. This project gives me the opportunity to add handbells, boomwhackers, triangles, cowbells, vibraslaps, and sleighbells to our instrument resources in quantities that will greatly enhance the participation level. Students can spend more time performing and less time waiting for a turn. The instruments can be easily used by students in all grades at the campus.

My campus is fortunate that in past years resources have provided drums and barred instruments for the music room.

By funding this project, a greater variety and supply of instruments will provide enriched musical experiences for students in all grades.

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Mr. Renfro
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 900 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
20-Note Hand/Desk Bell Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $144.99 1 $144.99
Vibra-slap • Woodwind and Brasswind $45.99 2 $91.98
Hand Cowbell • Woodwind and Brasswind $35.99 2 $71.98
Hand Cowbell • Woodwind and Brasswind $33.99 2 $67.98
CP374 24 Bell Sleigh Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $31.99 2 $63.98
Triangle • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.99 5 $74.95
Triangle with Beater • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.99 5 $64.95
Sleigh Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.95 6 $77.70
LP268 Pro Cowbell Beater • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.59 4 $38.36
Complete Upper Octave Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 3 $89.97

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