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Mrs. Pool from Sacramento CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reuse, Renew, Recycle, REPAIR!

My students need working instruments. We would like to repair the instruments we already have rather than buy new ones.

  • $1,110 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What can my students do with a shelf full of broken band instruments? Nothing, unless we get the money to fix them!

Our students are young, budding musicians.

Music is a strong part of the culture at our school and almost 30% of the students are in a performing music class. We believe that a comprehensive arts education is part of the foundation needed to help children aspire to higher learning, a greater sense of self-esteem, better critical thinking skills, and communication.

My Project

In order to create music, we need working instruments. Some of our instruments are over 50 years old and need maintenance but we currently don't have the funds to fix them. If we're able to repair our inventory we will be able put instruments into the hands of those students that are unable to afford them on their own.

Repairing our broken instruments will provide more opportunities for our students to create music.

If students take pride in our music program and the music they perform, they will have pride in themselves as well.

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Mrs. Pool
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Instrument Repair • Tim's Music $824.85 1 $824.85

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