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Mr. Evans from Statesville NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Reed the Music

Help me give my students reeds so they will be able to play and perform on their instruments.

  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"We are Motivated! We are Dedicated! We have Pride! We are Warriors!" This is our band's motto and we say it at the end of every rehearsal. I teach a great group of young adults grades 8-12 and live that mantra every day.

They are proud of what they do and they are proud of who they represent: the school and each other, and they do it in a community that has fewer advantages than most.

We are as active as we can be, given our circumstances, to provide our students opportunities they can't find in any other activity. We travel to competitions and festivals and perform for our community for many local events.

My Project

Woodwind players need reeds to be able to make a sound on their instrument. Most of our students come from either low socio-economic backgrounds and can not afford to purchase reeds on their own, or they have no means of getting to a music store; we recently lost our local music supply store.

With your help, I will be able to supply quality materials for students to play and continue to learn and develop their musical skills.

As students grow, the strength of the reed may need to change to allow the student to continue creating the best possible sound. Different strength reeds allow students at different levels to continue progressing and maturing as musicians.

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Mr. Evans
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tenor Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $34.99 1 $34.99
Reserve Baritone Saxophone Reeds, 5-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.99 1 $25.99
Reserve Alto Saxophone Reeds 10 Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.99 1 $21.99
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 1 $21.95
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 1 $21.95

Materials cost

$126.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.77

Total project goal

$198.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.44

3 Donors

-$198.44

Donations toward project cost

-$168.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.77

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$0.00

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