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Mr. Richards from Indio CA is requesting musical instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Percussion Practice Pads

Help me give my students a class set of percussion practice pads in order to have effective group drumming lessons.

  • $633 goal

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My Students

My students are young performers from the Coachella Valley in California. We have a 6th-8th grade band and color guard program comprised of close to 200 students.

Our students enthusiastically come to class each day, and often describe the band and color guard as one of the most safe and welcoming groups that they are a part of.

Something that makes our program very special is that teamwork, and leadership opportunities happen very regularly due to the structure of our program. Our students are highly motivated to help each other out with their music, instruments, and choreography. Each students wants to see every individual succeed which in turn helps the whole program succeed. Every day they motivate me to continue to be a better person and teacher.

My Project

As our music program is developing, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality of music education that our students are receiving. One of these methods is dedicating one beginner class to have all percussion students instead of mixing beginner percussionists with beginner wind instrument players.

Through this method, our beginner percussionist are receiving a curriculum that is specifically geared towards their instrument.

In order to make this class work more effectively, we hope to acquire a class set of drum pads. We already have a class set of drum sticks, and these drum pads will complete our immediate needs to make this class work.

Mr. Richards
Grades 6-8

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Practice Pad • Woodwind and Brasswind $22.95 20 $459.00

Materials cost

$459.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$42.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.92

Total project goal

$632.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.80

1 Donor

-$210.93

Donations toward project cost

-$179.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.64

match offer

-$421.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$358.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.28

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$0.00

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