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Mr. Smith from Orting WA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spin It to Win It

My students need color guard equipment for practice, parades, and halftime shows for basketball and football season. The guard rifles are for spinning, tossing, and dance routines as part of band performances.

  • $290 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There are around 150 students in the band program. They range from beginning players with no music experience to advanced players who audition into top bands as 9th graders in high school.

The band students pursue music with passion and a thirst to improve.

They come from diverse backgrounds, and music serves as the means to bring them together. Band students learn 21st Century skills, including leadership, collaboration, and dedication. Our students have the opportunity to participate in Beginning Band, Intermediate Band, Advanced Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, Drumline, Pep Band, Marching Band, and Winter Percussion.

My Project

Color guard is an important part of parades and halftime shows that the band performs at for thousands of people every year, and our guard is bran new this year. Our coach is a volunteer and unpaid, and responsible for bringing the activity to our kids.

With the addition of guard "rifles" to our color guard, students will be able to showcase new techniques and learning in their performances.

This new equipment will allow students to learn guard routines using flags and rifles. The new equipment will also help to encourage other students in the schools to come and join our great program.

Mr. Smith
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Director's Showcase Elite 3 36" Color Guard Rifle (Black Bolt and Black Leather Strap) • Amazon Business $48.95 4 $195.80

Materials cost

$195.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$245.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.39

Total project goal

$289.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$289.26

2 Donors

-$288.06

Donations toward project cost

-$245.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.20

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$0.00

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