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Ms. Lowe from San Diego CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Strum Together

My students need 9 soprano ukuleles so that more of us can play at once.

  • $580 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 2nd grade students come to school eager to learn and experience new things. They come from ethnically diverse backgrounds such as African-American, Filipino, Southeast Asian and Hispanic. Our school is a Title One school and all our students participate in the free or reduced price lunch program. Their parents work hard and want the best opportunities for their children. My students' experiences are limited, but they have a great curiosity.

Making music helps my students see themselves as creative, inventive, artful people who can make a difference in the world.

My Project

In our class, we sing to learn to read, to experiment with rhyme, to learn about language and to practice academic skills and concepts. I would like my students to participate more fully in our music-making and learning.

Learning to play an instrument is so much more than one might expect; engaging not only their minds, but their heart, and inspiring art and music-making throughout the rest of their lives.

Adding nine more ukeleles to my classroom will allow more students to participate at the same time. Students will make music, build their language abilities and confidence, build the foundations for math understanding and learn the process of song writing in order to enhance and deepen their learning experience in other academic areas.

Ms. Lowe
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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27 donors27 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KA-SWB Waterman Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 3 $119.97
KA-SWB Waterman Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 3 $119.97
KA-SWB Waterman Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 3 $119.97
Ukulele Multi-Color Soprano Concert Strings • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.50 9 $58.50

Materials cost

$418.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$492.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.99

Total project goal

$579.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$579.96

26 Donors

-$552.47

Donations toward project cost

-$482.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.12

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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