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Mrs. Powell from North Augusta SC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Would Bb Without New Mallets and Mutes!

My students need trumpet straight mutes and mallets/sticks for our percussion section.

  • $762 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle school band has 200 students in grades 6-8. We are a Title I school located in North Augusta, South Carolina. The students go above and beyond normal classroom expectations. We have students who successfully compete on a local, regional, and state level with music. Our band students also support our school and community through a variety of performances each year.

The band has students of all ability levels and learning styles as well as students from a variety of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

In band, every student has the chance to participate and become part of a team.

My Project

The NAMS Advanced Band is performing a piece that requires trumpet mutes. We don't have enough mutes to fit the needs of our band! Through this project, we can provide each player with the tools he or she needs to perform confidently and accurately.

With this project, our students will have access to functional and good quality mutes and drum sticks/mallets.

Currently, many of our mallets have duct tape holding them together. The NAMS students have helped to create a wishlist for this project, and they also created the title! My students are very excited about the materials in this project. Thank you from all of us here at North Augusta Middle School for your continued support!

Mrs. Powell
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MHT110 Black Polymer Trumpet Straight Mute • Woodwind and Brasswind $16.82 15 $252.30
Fundamental Series Mallet And Stick Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $250.99 1 $250.99
Corpsmaster Marching Bass Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $32.81 2 $65.62

Materials cost

$568.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$647.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.27

Total project goal

$761.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$761.82

9 Donors

-$380.90

Donations toward project cost

-$323.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.13

match offer

-$380.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$323.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.14

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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