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Dr. Barnett from Washington DC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

More Strings Please

Help me give my students three violins and two violas so that everyone can learn.

  • $2,641 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at our school are some of the most hard working, engaged, and creative students in the DC Public Schools. Their ability to manage rigorous curriculum and explore and expand their own creativity is truly remarkable. In addition, many of our students think outside of the box in regards to their future jobs and opportunities while understanding that their music education will only serve to enrich and enhance their lives. Students also use the music program as an expressive outlet.

My Project

Since we've been back to school in-person, we've had an overwhelming interest in our middle school string orchestra. I love the enthusiasm of our students and never want to turn anyone away.

Currently, we have five students without instruments to use in our sixth grade orchestra.

They look so sad without an instrument to play. Because of our history of having supporters who care about music learning and our students at CHEC, it is rare our students go without for long.

Being an educational campus and maintaining relationships with our students for seven years, I know that with this donation, we can offer students the opportunity to learn and study throughout middle school, high school, and hopefully, for the rest of their lives.

Dr. Barnett
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

17 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educator Series Violin Outfit • Woodwind and Brasswind $379.99 3 $1,139.97
Educator Series Viola Outfit • Woodwind and Brasswind $459.99 2 $919.98

Materials cost

$2,059.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$123.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$30.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,244.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$396.08

Total project goal

$2,640.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,640.53

13 Donors

-$2,442.00

Donations toward project cost

-$2,081.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$360.75

match offer

-$192.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$163.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.53

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$0.00

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