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Ms. Byrdsong from Atlanta GA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reed a Lot

My students need clarinet reeds to get them thru the first semester.

  • $517 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Remember playing in a music ensemble as a child? Intrinsic motivation was gained and responsibility learned. The value of experiencing delayed gratification is irreplaceable. How amazing would it be to be able to help give those same experiences to a group of well-deserving students?

When you enter our band room, you're going to be overwhelmed by bright-eyed, bushy-tailed students who are eager to learn about music.

Due to their socioeconomic background, they are unable to afford their own band instruments and supportive equipment, let alone the supplies needed to maintain them. However, my students are always appreciative of whatever assistance they receive in order to participate in their budding music program. These students are just wonderful to teach.

My Project

With the clarinet section being the largest in our instrumental music program, it's understandable that they would use and require most of the reed supply. Additionally, most of our clarinet players are beginners, meaning they'll go thru reeds faster than their older more mature band colleagues.

Our clarinet students will never stop needing reeds.

With this supply of clarinet reeds, we'll be able to sustain the largest section in the band for at least a semester. This will eliminate one of the many hurdles we face in our band program for the time being. Thank you for your assistance.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rico by D'Addario Bb Clarinet Reeds, Strength 2.5, 25-pack • Amazon Business $37.74 5 $188.70
Rico by D'Addario Bb Clarinet Reeds, Strength 2.5, 25-pack • Amazon Business $37.74 5 $188.70

Materials cost

$377.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$439.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.49

Total project goal

$516.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$516.59

4 Donors

-$273.30

Donations toward project cost

-$232.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.99

match offer

-$243.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$206.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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