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Mr. Kelley from Tyler TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Practice (Pads) Make Perfect!

Help me give my students practice pads and sticks to practice drumming in class every day.

  • $918 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in the band program at my school are highly dedicated students who have a desire to learn more about music. A majority of them come from low-economic households, and do not have the resources available to other students that live in the area. However, their economic status does not hold them back!

Despite their situations at home, these students show up on time, are dedicated to the band program as a whole, and give their best every single day!

My Project

These practice pads and sticks will act as a classroom set of practice materials for percussion class. Since not every student is able to purchase the proper practice materials, these pads and sticks will create a level playing field (literally) for every student! Students ranging from 6th-12th grade will benefit from this project.

Music educators always stress the importance of practice to their students, and I want to continue that culture in my classroom.

Musicians are always striving to become the best player possible on their instrument, and as a music educator I want to provide that opportunity to my students.

Mr. Kelley
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Black Corps Pad with Rim • Woodwind and Brasswind $47.99 14 $671.86
Hickory Concert Drumsticks Lalo Davila • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.59 7 $67.13

Materials cost

$738.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$780.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$137.66

Total project goal

$917.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$917.73

2 Donors

-$460.04

Donations toward project cost

-$445.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$394.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$335.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$63.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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