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Ms. Trozzo from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music From Around the World!

Help me give my students Multicultural Instruments To Expand Their Opportunities To Create Music.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

Many of my students are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status.

These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical". From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

My students love to sing, to make music, to listen to music, and dance and move their bodies. I love that all of these activities benefit their physical, emotional, social and cognitive development.

Our current music center has been so very loved that it has become worn and many items are now in need of being replaced.

I am asking for help to acquire multicultural instruments to replace the ones that have become worn or broken over the years and for instruments that my students have not yet ever had the opportunity to experience using. My kiddos will love the challenge of working out how to play all the instruments.

Ms. Trozzo
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE100X - Instruments from Around the World Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LC210 - Sounds of Nature Instrument Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$188.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.14

Total project goal

$260.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.96

4 Donors

-$237.57

Donations toward project cost

-$221.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.39

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$0.00

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