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Mr. Orsa from Canoga Park CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reach Kids with the Gift of MUSIC!

My students need more 10 more ukuleles and sets of replacement strings in order to keep them maintained.

  • $565 goal

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My Students

I created an after-school ukulele club. I received some previous funding and was able to purchase 18 ukuleles, a small PA System, and some rhythm materials. Last week I sent out flyers to the 4th and 5th graders at my school not knowing what kind of response I'd receive. I was hoping to get at least 10 to 12 students interested and try to grow the program from there. On the first day after letters were sent, I have 41 students wanting to join my program and more will be returning their forms this coming week.

I don't want to have to turn any of these students away so I'd like to grow the program.

I want to purchase an additional 20-25 more ukuleles, cases, and tuners. I will also need replacement strings, replacement batteries for their tuners. We are a Title 1 school. Thank you so much for your consideration!

My Project

I want to reach more kids with the gift of music. I am starting an after-school ukulele club. I currently have 18 ukuleles but I have over 40 students interested. So, I want to grow my program quickly so I don't have to turn away as many students as I have to now.

I want to use funds to get more 10 ukuleles.

I would like to do this in installments. For this time I would like to get 10 ukuleles with cases and tuners and also replacement strings. By reaching more students with the gift of music, I will hopefully make a deeper impact on them and perhaps offer more opportunities for their future.

Mr. Orsa
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 1 $369.99
Soprano Student 4-Set Ukelele Strings • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.63 10 $36.30

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