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Mrs. Gonsalves from Hyannis MA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Soprano Metallophone

My students need to expand the orchestra so that every child has an instrument.

  • $507 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have grit. They come from a variety of homes: from safe and loving two-parent households to foster, homeless, and mosaic families struggling through the opioid crisis. My students are always singing. They love. They emote. They sing, dance, and play with incredible passion.

The parents who are involved, insist on excellent behavior and do not coddle the children.

There are no entitled kids here. Respect, responsibility, and safety for all are the values of our school. Everyone: the principal, the teachers, and the students, live it.

My Project

More than three-quarters of my students are from underprivileged households. More than one-third are learning English.

In our disposable culture, it's rare for children to learn respect and care for one another by respecting materials that can be used for generations.

In my three years at HWS, my students have learned to take care of the instruments!

Now we need to increase the quality and quantity of our ensemble by expanding the number of instruments we have with top-of-the-line instruments. This soprano metallophone is a solo instrument. With it, students learn jazz improvisation in a solo voice. My vision for the year is to facilitate student composition. This will help.

Mrs. Gonsalves
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Primary Line FSC Soprano Metallophone • Woodwind and Brasswind $395.00 1 $395.00

Materials cost

$395.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$430.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.04

Total project goal

$506.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$506.96

10 Donors

-$494.46

Donations toward project cost

-$420.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.16

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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