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Mrs. Filchak from Georgetown SC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Slap Happy!

Help me give my students quality, brand new tambourines to play in music class!

  • $202 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in a rural community. We are one of the poorest elementary schools in the district. We are a Title I school of approximately 500 students. Through a government subsidized program all of my students are on free lunch and breakfast. Our attendance zone includes a domestic violence safe house, so for some students, school is the most reliable constant in their lives.

Because of the low socio-economic standing of our community our kids go without things other schools consider standard.

My Project

In my new school I have a fantastic music room with some great instruments. I was very surprised to find I don't have any decent tambourines! I have one that has a hole in the top and two that are tiny, baby tambourines. From youngest to oldest, my students love to play non-pitched rhythm instruments along with our songs. This enhances the way they audiate or integrate a rhythm in a physical way. Many of my students have tambourines they play at church and I would love to have that experience readily available to them in my classroom. Plus, any music classroom that's interactive, should have a good supply of tambourines!

Mrs. Filchak
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Headliner Series Single Row Tour Tambourine, • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.99 10 $129.90

Materials cost

$129.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$171.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.18

Total project goal

$201.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$201.19

1 Donor

-$201.19

Donations toward project cost

-$171.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.18

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$0.00

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