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 »
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.

  • $670 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Engelhard
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 14 donors
  • $0 still needed

Sax Attack!

My students need an alto saxophone.

Aspiring musicians need instruments! I am a middle school band director in a high-need community. Our students love music and have a strong desire to participate in the band, unfortunately we don't have enough instruments to go around.

The biggest obstacle my students have is the financial burden of renting and purchasing instruments. I have a list of students who want to participate in the band and simply cannot afford the cost. The alto saxophone is an instrument that my students want to play. They love the sound of the saxophone. Unfortunately the saxophone is one of the more expensive instruments to play. The school has a few alto's but they are already being loaned to other students.

Having an additional saxophone will allow our band to grow and fulfill the musical dreams of another student. My students will be extremely grateful for the donation of this instrument. This alto saxophone will give another child the experience of playing in a band and belonging to a group.

You will make it possible for a student to learn how to play a musical instrument. This is a life long skill. They will be able to play music through high school and college and maybe even become a music educator. You will help make their musical dreams come true.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Student Alto Saxophone (Standard) • Woodwind & Brasswind $449.00 1 $449.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


14 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 1 student.

Project Activity

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
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Mc Kees Rocks","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[211653],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":185811,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":1,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Engelhard","authorIds":{"211653":{"owner":"Mrs. Engelhard","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[185811],"proposalHash":"-259992501","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":34528,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":75,"proposalURL":"project/dance-uniform-storage/5002237/","matchingFund":{"matchImpactMultiple":2.0,"matchingKey":"DSGSM2020","multipleForDisplay":"2X","donorSalutation":"DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation - Sports Matter","ownerRegion":null,"name":"DICK's Sporting Goods","type":"AUTO_DONATION_MATCH","amount":0.00},"proposalTitle":"Dance Uniform Storage","proposalId":5002237},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzE1MzQ3","MzIwMDQ4","MzIwNjQ0","MzIwMTc5","MzIwODM4","MzE0NjI3","MzEzNTYy","MzE2ODc2","MzIwOTU3","MzIwNDky","MzIwODMy","MzE4ODI5","MzIwODEw","MzIwMDY4"],"teacherId":211653,"schoolCounty":"Allegheny","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}