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Mrs. S. from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Middle School Drums

Help me give my students basic but quality percussion equipment to use daily during class rehearsals and concerts.

  • $740 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Great students in a great school! Our school is a Title I middle school (grades 6-8) with over 80 students in the band program (beginning, intermediate, and advanced bands). The majority of students involved in the band program use school-owned instruments during their band careers in middle and high school. There is outstanding support for the program in the school. However, the band program itself has a limited budget and is unable to sustain purchasing supplies for students in the program.

My Project

Our students need a good snare drum to use in band. This drum and stand would be used during each band class during the day. It would also be used by students as they prepare music for honor band auditions, high school band auditions, talent shows, musicals, and in cooperation with other music and fine arts outlets at the school and in the district. We are slowly adding percussion equipment to our program as we have one properly functioning snare and multiple percussion students in each class. A quality instrument will provide our students with the opportunity to play with a darker, more crisp sound.

Mrs. S.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Concert Maple Shell Snare Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $485.00 1 $485.00
Single-Braced Medium-weight Snare Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$554.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$628.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.97

Total project goal

$739.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$739.80

3 Donors

-$370.00

Donations toward project cost

-$314.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.50

match offer

-$369.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$314.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.47

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$0.00

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