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Ms. Stirling from Davenport IA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stand Lights for Musical Pit Orchestra

My students need stand lights for when they are performing in the musical pit orchestra.

  • $453 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In Davenport we have a lot of low socioeconomic status students. Our district is in the middle of a massive budget reduction and there currently is zero funding coming from the district for music, instruments, etc. Everything we need to run the band program we have to fundraise for ourselves.

The band students are very hard workers who deserve to have good equipment that will help display their talents.

They put in so many hours of extra work outside the school day and are always striving to be better performers!

My Project

Over the years, the drama teacher, choir teachers, and I have worked hard to create a quality musical program each spring. This year we are doing Les Miserables and all of the students are very excited for the challenge!

Unfortunately, our current stand lights are about 20 years old and most have stopped working.

Students have started resorting to trying to use the flashlight on their phones so that they can see their music. We desperately need new stand lights but there is no budget to purchase any. Please help us get the stand lights we need so the kids can continue to put on amazing musical productions!

Ms. Stirling
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kootek Clip On Book Lights Music Light Stand 10 LED Orchestra Lamp Adjustable Neck Reading Light Rechargeable USB Desk Lamp • Amazon Business $16.36 20 $327.20

Materials cost

$327.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$384.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.86

Total project goal

$452.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$452.38

5 Donors

-$273.84

Donations toward project cost

-$241.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.83

match offer

-$168.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$143.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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