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Ms. Negrusz
Grades 6-8
  • Chicago Lighthouse Charter School
  • Chicago, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Made For Mallets...Steel Drum Style!

My students need 15 pairs of steel drum mallets so we can prepare for the upcoming spring concert.

My Students

Long gone are the days of singing from textbooks while the music teacher pounds away at the piano. At our school, we are arts infused with a focus on performance for ALL students!

My students attend a school that uses a rigorous arts infused curriculum to prepare students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade for college.

Therefore music is an important part of this formula. This year there is a strong emphasis on performance because it provides students with the opportunity to shared musical skills and talents with the school community.

My Project

Your donation of steel drum mallets will mean that my students have the equipment necessary to create and perform Caribbean music in the upcoming spring concert. Students will also increase their background knowledge as they learn about the history of the steel drums and countries in the Caribbean.

The act of creating and sharing music with the school community will develop students' musical selves and result in many proud moments that students will remember for many years to come.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Steel Drum Mallets • Woodwind & Brasswind $13.99 15 $209.85

Materials cost

$209.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.88

Total project goal

$285.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.88

6 Donors

-$265.88

Donations toward project cost

-$226.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.88

Matching donations from our partners

-$20.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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