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Mrs. Burdette from Marshall MI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mallets for the Percussion Section

Help me give my students a classroom set of keyboard mallets to they can perform to their best ability.

  • $452 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

January of 2016, our middle school took on the task of bringing in over 100 students from a nearby, failing district. These new students had lost their band program and had been without regular instrumental music since September.

Our new students showed gratitude I never knew possible.

They were so thankful for the opportunity to participate in band again and our students welcomed them and helped them to catch up on the content they had missed.

There were still struggles and we will continue to move forward and grow as we continue to bring two communities together.

My Project

We are asking for a classroom set of percussion keyboard mallets that will stay in the classroom for all percussionists to have access to. A variety of mallets are needed to perform a different pieces.

All students should have access to quality instruments to help them feel good about the music they are making.

Keyboard mallets tend to wear down quickly as they are used by all classes throughout the day. Not all of our students can afford to have a full set of mallets and us being able to provide a classroom set will not leave any of our students feeling left out.

Mrs. Burdette
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fundamental Series Mallet And Stick Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $250.99 1 $250.99
Basic Yarn Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $18.08 2 $36.16
Basic Yarn Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $18.08 2 $36.16
Basic Yarn Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.29 1 $25.29

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