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Mr. Milford from Decatur GA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lucky Ligatures!

Help me give my students instrument accessories to build a more mature ensemble sound!

  • $361 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into the band room every day excited and ready to learn and advance music! My students are determined to be the number 1 band in the country. Every week, we say it to get all of the students motivated to perform and play!

Our school's band population represents over 80 countries!

Many of my students use school-owned instruments, which are all in much needed repair or are beyond the repairing and just need to be replaced. My students continue to perform on these instruments and love it!

They are strong academic students and look to find balance through co-curricular course offerings such as music. They are young, vibrant personalities that enjoy attending school because of the many opportunities that are presented within.

My Project

he students will be utilizing the ligatures to build sound musical technique. The tuners are to mature and advance our sound to the next level. The materials will help us when we present concerts for the school and the surrounding community. After the students render concerts they will share their experiences with younger students (elementary) in hopes to encourage them to participate in their music program. As the students become more advanced, the typical beginner materials just will not suffice anymore. The beginning materials can not help students continue to grow.

Donations to this project will significantly impact the lives of not only the students in the music program but the entire school community.

For years the students have been able to provide meaningful service with limited resources. This is their chance to soar to new heights in their musical outreach.

Mr. Milford
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 240 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dark Bb Clarinet Ligature and Cap • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.99 3 $71.97
Dark Tenor Saxophone Ligature and Cap • Woodwind and Brasswind $26.99 2 $53.98
Dark Bass Clarinet Ligature and Cap • Woodwind and Brasswind $26.99 2 $53.98
Dark Alto Saxophone Ligature and Cap • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 2 $49.98
Dark Baritone Saxophone Ligature And Cap • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$254.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$306.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.05

Total project goal

$360.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$360.36

5 Donors

-$301.04

Donations toward project cost

-$273.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.75

match offer

-$38.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.83

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.48

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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