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Mr. Jepson from Patterson CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our growing band needs more music stands.

My students need more music stands. We are growing quickly and are running out.

  • $316 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our band have been working hard to expand the program and have been doing a wonderful job at it. Every year they raise the bar and work hard to jump over it.

We are a small (but growing) band in a medium-large high school in rural California.

The community is very supportive of the students as is the school administration.

We perform at local events and travel to competitions in our area to give the students a chance to showcase their accomplishments.

My Project

We are requesting a box of six Manhasset music stands. Our band is growing quickly and we are running out. It has gotten so bad that we have brought some old, beat up music stands out of retirement.

It is so much easier for our students to make music if they are not fighting with music stands that won't stand up straight or fall over if someone happens to look sideways at them.

These music stands will also be used by our string orchestra and guitar classes, so they will benefit a lot of students for many years to come.

Mr. Jepson
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
M48 Carton of 6 Music Stands • Woodwind and Brasswind $215.57 1 $215.57

Materials cost

$215.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.39

Total project goal

$315.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$315.91

1 Donor

-$315.91

Donations toward project cost

-$268.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.39

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$0.00

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