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Mr. Blackburn from Durham NC is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Roll on Down the Highway for Band

Help me give my students transportation to a magical music workshop at Disney World!

  • $4,812 goal

This project expired on January 9, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever heard a band play in public? When you hear my students, you will not know that they are children. I teach Band at our urban middle school, and am working alongside my students to continue to develop our ensemble.

The desire that my kids show for learning is nothing short of amazing.

Our community has embraced us as we work on continuing to develop a program that all of our children will be proud of for many years to come. As our program continues to flourish, we find ourselves in need of more financial support as we perform out in public more and more.

My Project

We have been accepted to attend a Disney performing arts workshop where we will learn what it is like to be a professional musician in a real recording studio! Now we just need to get there. Due to the rising costs of gas and transportation, we are looking for help paying for half of the charter bus that we need for the trip down to Florida.

My students are creating a strong knowledge of music performance today that will last forever.

It is important that my students realize that there are amazing opportunities outside of the confines of the building that they stay in five days a week. Thank you for your consideration.

Mr. Blackburn
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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25 donors25 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 54 students.

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Transportation Academy Bus, LLC $4,000.00

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