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Mr. Pearce from Haleiwa HI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music for the Children!

My students need instruments to have more music in their lives to spark their creativity and give them tools that allow them to express themselves in new ways.

  • $2,188 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom door is open at 7:45 and by 7:46, it is buzzing with the addictive excitement of hungry minds eagerly waiting to see what the day has in store. I would describe my students as very energetic, full of excitement, and always ready to engage in conversations.

They are great storytellers and have the most amazing imaginations and creativity.

Our school is located on the beautiful island of Oahu, which allows us the privilege of a very active outdoor lifestyle. Students are very proud to attend our school, and it shows with their positive attitudes and readiness to learn.

My Project

Our students need more music in their lives. Music and art are being removed from schools at an alarming rate and that needs to change. I want our students to have the ability to play instruments every day​ as much as possible.

A 2016 study at the University of Southern California’s Brain and Creativity Institute found that musical experiences in childhood can actually accelerate brain development, particularly in the areas of language acquisition and reading skills.

Music is also a great creative outlet for kids and allows them to explore their creativity and often helps them find a passion for music.

Mr. Pearce
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epiphone PPEG-EGL1VSCH1 Les Paul Electric Guitar Player Package, Vintage Sunburst • Amazon Business $249.00 2 $498.00
Squier by Fender PJ Electric Bass Guitar Beginner Pack with Rumble 15 Amplifier - Brown Sunburst Finish • Amazon Business $299.99 1 $299.99
Fender FA-100 Acoustic Guitar Bundle with Gig Bag, Tuner, Strings, Strap, Picks, and Austin Bazaar Instructional DVD • Amazon Business $149.99 2 $299.98
RockJam 61-Key Electronic Keyboard SuperKit with Stand, Stool, Headphones & Power Supply • Amazon Business $119.99 2 $239.98
4-Year Musical Instruments Accidental Protection ($200-250) • Amazon Business $55.10 2 $110.20
Root and Om Chakra C Note Auntic Hand Hammered Tibetan Meditation Singing Bowl 9.5 Inches - Yoga Old Bowl By Singing Nepal • Amazon Business $97.99 1 $97.99
4-Year Musical Instruments Accidental Protection ($250-300) • Amazon Business $63.99 1 $63.99
Soundwave Cajon Box Drum | The Original Acoustic Percussion Instrument You Sit On Wooden Drum Box with Compact and Portable Design • Amazon Business $59.97 1 $59.97
ASURION 3 Year Musical Instrument Accident Protection Plan ($100 - $124.99) • Amazon Business $12.66 2 $25.32
ASURION 3 Year Musical Instrument Accident Protection Plan ($125 - $149.99) • Amazon Business $16.69 1 $16.69
SquareTrade 3-Year Musical Instrument Accidental Protection Plan ($125-149.99) • Amazon Business $5.85 2 $11.70
SquareTrade 3-Year Musical Instrument Accidental Protection Plan ($75-99.99) • Amazon Business $3.53 1 $3.53

Materials cost

$1,727.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$76.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,859.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$328.10

Total project goal

$2,187.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,187.35

5 Donors

-$1,592.06

Donations toward project cost

-$1,428.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$163.81

match offer

-$507.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$431.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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