You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
  • $418 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Vallery
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Let's Make Some Noise!

My students need a variety of instruments, such as drums and shakers to play to start up a new music program.

My Students

Dancing, singing, and playing instruments is seen throughout music classrooms in America...except ours! Right now we don't have enough instruments for a class of 25!

We are an low-socioeconomic urban K-8 school that LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to drum on anything!

You can catch us singing and making percussion instruments out of the walls, floors, and tables any day. We have not had music at our school for several years, and the kids are EXTREMELY excited to start making some music.

My Project

Many of our students have never drummed on a drum before, seen a tambourine without it being in a picture or on TV, or experienced music by playing instruments. The rhythm instruments requested will be used in a variety of music making activities whether it's keeping the beat, improvising different sounds for characters, and playing musical compositions.

Music is extremely important to the development of children.

Playing instruments brings the kinesthetic, aural, and visual learners all on the same playing field. Instruments teach children how to handle objects with respect, and to be disciplined when performing. This donation will jump start our music program to be making music for a LONG, LONG time.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Deluxe Rhythm Band Sets • Woodwind and Brasswind $234.99 1 $234.99
RB210S 12-Pack Egg Shakers • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 3 $59.97
Lummi Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$319.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$354.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.60

Total project goal

$417.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$417.35

6 Donors

-$336.00

Donations toward project cost

-$308.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.90

match offer

-$54.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 450 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Philadelphia","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2005215],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1081559,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/lets-make-some-noise/1081559/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":450,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Vallery","authorIds":{"2005215":{"owner":"Ms. Vallery","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1081559],"proposalHash":"1067280151","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":23,"teacherChallengeId":315952,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":2005215,"schoolCounty":"Philadelphia","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}