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Mr. Starks from Midvale UT is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Reeds for Budding Musicians

My students need new reeds. Most students in my program cannot afford having to buy new reeds constantly, so I provide them free of charge.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students are in band and orchestra classes. They belong to a low-income area is Salt Lake City, Utah. My students face many hardships at home with lots of single parents, and heavy numbers having to relocate schools often throughout the year. Over 75% of the school is on free lunch.

My students are very motivated in their learning and love for music.

These students enjoy creating music in their classes and are very excited for the opportunity to have better tools and equipment at their disposal!

My Project

I have chosen a good standard brand of reeds for my students. I will provide these to my students who struggle with coming up with the financials to get new reeds for themselves. These reeds will be given to students on an as-needed basis.

Most students struggle financially and cannot afford to buy reeds over and over.

By providing new, quality reeds to my students in need, they can continue playing with confidence. I am eliminating the fear of not being able to play their instrument because they have a broken reed and can't afford to buy a new one.

Mr. Starks
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 3 $65.85
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $27.95 2 $55.90

Materials cost

$121.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.10

Total project goal

$180.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.68

1 Donor

-$180.68

Donations toward project cost

-$153.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.10

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$0.00

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