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Mrs. Engelhard from Mc Kees Rocks PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Saxes Need Reeds

Help me give my students new saxophone reeds so they can continue making beautiful music.

  • $345 goal

This project expired on March 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach middle and high school band in a high-needs community. The school district is very small and in an urban setting. Our students all receive free lunch and breakfast. Even though the school and community have financial difficulties, my students come to school eager and ready to learn. The financial hardships do not interfere with their desire to learn and be the best they can be.

I am very fortunate to teach in a district where the students want to excel and work very hard.

My Project

I am requesting several boxes of tenor, alto, and baritone saxophone reeds. I have quite a few students that play the alto, tenor and baritone saxophone. Most of my students cannot afford to purchase their own reeds for their instrument. It is also very difficult for my students to get to a music store because many of my students do not have transportation to get there. Reeds don't last forever and my students play their saxophones every day.

I am requesting these reeds to help my students play their instruments to the best of their ability.

We are in final preparation for our holiday concert and I want to make sure my saxophone students all have a working reed. These reeds will give my students the proper pieces needed to make great music together.

Mrs. Engelhard
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Baritone Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $40.99 2 $81.98
Tenor Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.99 2 $73.98
Alto Saxophone Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $52.99 1 $52.99
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 2 $49.98

Materials cost

$258.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$292.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.67

Total project goal

$344.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$344.48

5 Donors

-$344.48

Donations toward project cost

-$292.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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