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Mr. Stidham from Tom Bean TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Setting the Tone

My students need new mouthpieces that will play in tune, and won't injure their lips!

  • $979 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the hardest working young people I know! Most of them are not only students involved in multiple school activities, they also maintain part-time jobs.

We have a fantastic group of band students that are dedicated to their school, community, and to making a difference in our world.

They don't want their education to be limited by their surroundings and are determined to make the most of every opportunity given them. My students continually put in long hours of focused work and volunteer in the community through multiple service projects and performances each year.

My Project

Our students are currently playing on brass mouthpieces that are older than they are! Our students are largely low-income and cannot afford to purchase mouthpieces themselves, and unfortunately, we don't have the school budget to replace all of our damaged, old mouthpieces.

Our students' performance abilities shouldn't be limited by our school's old damaged equipment!

Our old mouthpieces are missing the majority of their protective finish, which is unsanitary when being shared among students. They also have dents, and sharp places on them, again not something we want on their faces! Please help our students perform at their best!

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Mr. Stidham
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Helleberg Series Tuba Mouthpiece in Silver • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.25 8 $554.00
Farkas Series French Horn Mouthpiece in Silver • Woodwind and Brasswind $59.00 4 $236.00

Materials cost

$790.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$831.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.80

Total project goal

$978.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$978.65

5 Donors

-$578.82

Donations toward project cost

-$492.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.82

Matching donations from our partners

-$399.82

Match offers toward project cost

-$339.85

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.97

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$0.00

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