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  • $391 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Costley
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Stampeding Mustangs

My students need drums to start a percussion ensemble for 3rd-5th graders.

My Students

I want to bring World Drumming to my upper elementary students. We just need a few more drums to put the group together!

My school is over 90% free and reduced lunch, there is no businesses, recreation centers or libraries in the neighborhood.

The only opportunity for music in the area is what I provide at the school. We do not have enough drums for all 30 kids in a music class.

My Project

I want to do a World drumming unit with my 3rd-5th grade students. This age group is usually very shy about singing in front of each other. Giving them these drums would give them a fun, safe and cool way to experience music! My ultimate dream would be to give the students a chance to travel to music festivals and conferences, so they can show off for a real live audience. My students need drums to start a percussion ensemble for 3rd-5th graders.

My kids deserve a positive and authentic music class, and having these drums is an excellent start!

I'm excited about the opportunity and therapeutic experience this unit will have on my students.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Moon Rhythms Series African Djembe • Woodwind and Brasswind $59.99 3 $179.97
Moon Rhythms Series African Djembe • Woodwind and Brasswind $49.99 2 $99.98

Materials cost

$279.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.60

Total project goal

$390.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.67

7 Donors

-$163.27

Donations toward project cost

-$157.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.32

Matching donations from our partners

-$204.84

Match offers toward project cost

-$174.11

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 8 other donors.

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