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Mrs. Larter from Charlotte NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making It Work (Again)

Help me give my students the accessories and replacement parts their violins need!

  • $184 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The Governor's Village STEM Academy is a brand new school for students in pre-k through eighth grade. We are the largest PreK-8 school in the state of North Carolina and serve over 2,100 students from all over Charlotte.

This year, we are a school of "Innovative Trailblazers, Pioneers of the Impossible." Our student body is made up of diverse cultures, economic status and ability levels.

It is our goal to eliminate any "roadblocks" that are standing their way. We are affording students opportunities and making dreams into realities. These students are eager to learn and it has been my dream come true teaching them.

My Project

This is our first year having a violin class at The Governors' Village STEM Academy! We have been so lucky to receive many of the materials we needed from community partners and donors like you. Now that' we've been playing a few months, our instruments are showing some signs of all the love we've been giving them.

The materials we need will keep our entire class playing without missing a beat!

We are in need of some replacement strings for our 3/4 violins to keep everyone actively making music. We also need some peg compound to keep our pegs in place, allowing the instruments to stay in tune longer. The last request is for replacement bridges... because if you fail to plan, you plan to fail!

Mrs. Larter
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Series 50 Violin string set • Woodwind and Brasswind $13.99 6 $83.94
Peg Compound • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.99 1 $14.99
Aurolar Hard Maple Violin Bridges • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.99 2 $7.98
Aurolar Hard Maple Violin Bridges • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.99 2 $7.98

Materials cost

$114.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.45

Total project goal

$183.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$183.02

2 Donors

-$155.57

Donations toward project cost

-$155.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.45

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$0.00

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