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Ms. Margolin from Bayside NY is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Unites Us

Help me give my students 7 classical guitars to enable the revival of our school orchestra and pit band.

  • $1,039 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our high school is a large academic-comprehensive high school with a student population of approximately 3,000 students. The overall population represents a rich mixture of cultures.

Our music program has a strong emphasis on the cultural history of music and connecting music to the diversity of our school’s population.

Over the course of the school year, our students have been involved in several performances that have connected and engaged families, alumni, and community members with our school. These events have a great impact on after-school engagement and spirit in our school and community. Our students get to experience success and share their unique gifts with classmates and the community.

My Project

We believe music enriches students’ lives and education. Our mission is to instill a lifelong love for making music and a sense of social responsibility to sustain musical activity in our communities.

Building upon our program mission, we seek to revive our orchestra and pit band and enable a renaissance for our music program.

In addition to learning how to perform on musical instruments, our students will also learn the essentials of teamwork, camaraderie, self-discipline, individual responsibility, and social skills that prove to be effective in any career. The skills developed through performances increase comfort, confidence, and willingness to express themselves.

With the funding made possible by this grant, our school would be able to purchase the instruments needed to revive our orchestra and pit band.

Through the generosity of your donations, our school orchestra and pit band would be the force to unite families, community, and students through the commonality of music.

Ms. Margolin
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CGS Student Classical Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $119.99 7 $839.93

Materials cost

$839.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$882.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.74

Total project goal

$1,038.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,038.27

14 Donors

-$688.60

Donations toward project cost

-$588.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.30

Matching donations from our partners

-$346.16

Match offers toward project cost

-$294.24

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.92

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.52

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$0.00

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