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  • $919 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. LaVigne
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

Our Elementary is Ready to Rock the Ukulele!

My students need a classroom set of ukuleles in order to learn a musical instrument without the burden of purchasing their own!

My Students

We are a small rural school surrounded by beautiful landscapes and wildlife including towering cliffs, fields and farms, deer, eagles, and cows! We focus on Agriculture, Spanish, and my favorite: the Arts!

I've never met a group of young students with more compassion, drive, and creativity; they are truly inspiring.

These students are happy to be at school. They are eager to learn, excited to feel loved, and ready to create. I love providing a safe and comfortable place every day for my students to be vulnerable and expressive.

More than half of our families come from low-income homes. Many of them struggle to provide basic needs for themselves, so purchasing and learning a musical instrument is most often out of the question.

My Project

Music class is an integral part of a child's education. There are endless studies on the benefits of not only math and science but mental health as well. We love to play instruments at Tower Rock, but they are expensive! Sometimes we have to get creative, like banging on buckets instead of drums! I'd like to give students a chance to learn on something real.

Learning an instrument helps build confidence.

Not every student is comfortable using their singing voice, and not every family can afford an instrument. By providing a classroom set of instruments, I'm not only removing the burden of cost from families, but I'm also providing students a musical outlet aside from singing. (Don't get me wrong, we'll continue singing also!)

My students are creative and talented. I want to give them an opportunity to feel proud as well!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 2 $739.98

Materials cost

$739.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$781.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$137.84

Total project goal

$918.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$918.92

10 Donors

-$918.92

Donations toward project cost

-$781.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$137.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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