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  • $492 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Kivi
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 14 donors
  • $0 still needed

Our School Band

My students need percussion equipment and recording equipment allowing them to hear their progress and excellence!

My Students

My students are a part of the very first band our school has had in its history. Through generous donations, we have been able to get started, but still need equipment to realize the full potential of our band.

We are located in Chicago, and are a Chicago public school, grades kindergarten through 8th.

My students are very dedicated to their instruments, music, and work hard to perform well in school. The students come in to school early, just for the chance to be in band.

My Project

As of now, we have a snare drum, bass drum, and bell kit. To perform even the earliest levels of pieces, we need more equipment. If you have ever seen a band, you can probably vividly remember the cymbals crashing, adding excitement to the music. The new cymbal and stand will add a prominent component to the music my students are able to perform and enjoy. Also, hearing yourself perform is not only a joy, but a necessary tool in improving. With this recording equipment, we will be able to have the students hear exactly how they played, and will know how they can do better with each performance.

My students love band.

They come every day an hour before classes, just to play their instruments. They get no class credit, only the enrichment that performing music can bring to a student's life.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PST 3 Band Cymbal Pair • Woodwind & Brasswind $86.24 1 $86.24
Concert Cymbal Cradle Stand • Woodwind & Brasswind $69.99 1 $69.99
Wood Block • Woodwind & Brasswind $15.99 1 $15.99
12-Pack Drumsticks • Woodwind & Brasswind $39.99 1 $39.99
PV6 Mixer • Woodwind & Brasswind $99.99 1 $99.99
C-1 Condenser Mic • Woodwind & Brasswind $49.99 1 $49.99
Tripod Mic Stand with Fixed Boom • Woodwind & Brasswind $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$382.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.75

Total project goal

$491.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$491.66

12 Donors

-$382.31

Donations toward project cost

-$332.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.40

Matching donations from our partners

-$100.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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