You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mr. Jahnke from Mountain Lake MN is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rock Stars in the Making

My students need 20 wall hangers to hang their guitars in a place where the humidity can be controlled to keep the instruments from cracking and warping.

  • $375 goal

This project expired on September 9, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have rock stars in the making at our school, but we need a climate-controlled place to keep our guitars secure. These guitar hangers would be a huge help to make this happen!

We have a wonderful music program at our school with great students.

There is a proud tradition of music and many fine ensembles including choir, band, show choir, jazz band, percussion ensemble, pep band, and marching band but we are always looking for more ways to reach our students especially those who do not fit our traditional ensembles or course offerings. Nearly 50% of our students are on the free and reduced lunch program and some can not afford to be involved in a traditional band program, or because of their family structure, cannot commit to performances outside the school day. Our guitar offering will be a draw to these students and meet these needs.

My Project

We have included a guitar course for Junior High students in next year's schedule that will meet the needs of some of these students but need a place to store the instruments where the humidity can be controlled to minimize warping and cracking but also to secure the instruments. These guitar hangers can be mounted in a practice room with a humidifier and then locked to ensure the security of the instruments and prevent damage due to the low humidity levels in the band room.

We have students in our school who love music but for a variety of reasons have not fit into traditional ensembles.

We want to give them the tools to enjoy music through their whole lives. This guitar class will be a way to do this and the guitar hangers will ensure that the students have well-maintained instruments on which to learn. Thanks for considering this project!

Mr. Jahnke
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mr. Jahnke is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wood Guitar Wall Hanger • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.20 20 $284.00

Materials cost

$284.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$318.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.16

Total project goal

$374.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$374.42

6 Donors

-$349.28

Donations toward project cost

-$318.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.14

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Mountain Lake","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1837308],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1000590,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/rock-stars-in-the-making/1000590/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Jahnke","authorIds":{"1837308":{"owner":"Mr. Jahnke","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1000590],"proposalHash":"571666079","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-5_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":293193,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["OTk3MzU1","ODQ3OTE2","MTkwODk3NA==","MTkzMTE5Mg==","MTcxMjA0OQ==","ODk1MA=="],"teacherId":1837308,"schoolCounty":"Cottonwood","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MN","name":"Minnesota"}}