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Mr. Young from Plant City FL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Music for All! : One Tubano Drum for World Drumming

Help me give my students a brand new 14" tubano so we can have more drummers drum up the fun!

  • $381 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As I start a new school year teaching music, I want to make sure my students are provided for in every way possible, and that includes having quality instruments. Due to budget shortfalls especially with the arts, DonorsChoose.org provides an amazing avenue for educators to bring the very best to children in need.

My students don't have a lot and it has been my goal as an educator to fundraise as much as possible to help them get what they need to have exceptional experiences in music.

I've had a lot of success at my other schools through this great organization and will continue to bring high-quality instruments to students in need.

My Project

Thanks to amazing donors, I was able to finally start a small drumming ensemble for my 4th and 5th graders. Of course, there was only one problem: so many kids tried out I had to turn a lot of great drummers away! We just don't have enough drums! This is why I'm back here on Donors Choose hoping for another successful project!

Another drum will allow more students to groove along to lessons, ensembles and so much more.

Students learn about steady beat and layering complex rhythms on top of each other at the younger ages and by the time they are 4th and 5th grade they will be able to join our brand new drumming ensemble. We will perform for school functions, community events and hopefully send students to All-County. Students will not only learn musicianship but a whole list of other life skills such as teamwork, leadership and of course respect.

Thank you for considering my project and I hope that you take the time to make a donation for my students!

Mr. Young
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Remo 100 Series TU-1114-PM 14" Key-Tuned Tubano Kintekloth • West Music $289.00 1 $289.00

Materials cost

$289.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$323.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.06

Total project goal

$380.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.40

6 Donors

-$318.00

Donations toward project cost

-$292.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.20

match offer

-$35.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$30.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

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$0.00

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