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Mr. Smith from Waynesboro VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Miscellaneous Music Assistance

Help me give my students the accesories needed to have fantastic performances. In particular, the Black Swamp tambourine will be an excellent addition to the percussion section.

  • $413 goal

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My Students

I teach band at a fantastic high school. My students are hard-working, and always give me their best. Unfortunately, they often have to do this with sub-par equipment. Regardless my students push through and continue to give powerful performances. The growth in the program has opened many avenues for expanded musical experiences. It is a great time to be involved with the band at Waynesboro High School.

In my band program we believe the band is a family, and being a family means always giving your best effort.

My students embody this ideal and make it a joy to be in the classroom.

My Project

There is a wide variety of items in this project. Each will provide my students with the ability to expand their musical ambitions. In particular, the percussion needs will allow the band to play more advanced literature. The extended techniques require the best possible resources. I hope through this project the band can begin to expand its musical horizons.

Running a high school band program can be an expensive endeavor.

Your assistance will ease the burden on the program. I have been continually amazed by the outpouring of support for our Donors Choose projects. The musicality of the ensemble has grown leaps and bounds, and I know these additional items will continue that standard of excellence.

Mr. Smith
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SoundArt Series Double Row 10" Tambourine with Remo Head • Woodwind and Brasswind $209.00 1 $209.00
MT3 Multi-Purpose Felt Drum Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.48 1 $25.48
Dreadlocks • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.49 1 $24.49
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 1 $21.95
Hickory Drum Sticks 4-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 1 $19.99
Grenadilla Wood Clave • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$315.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$350.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.88

Total project goal

$412.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$412.52

3 Donors

-$362.52

Donations toward project cost

-$308.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.38

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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