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Mr. Blackburn from Durham NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stand up for the Big Bass Drum!

My students need a stand for our bass drum.

  • $903 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How many full elementary bands have you ever heard? I am helping my students develop the only elementary band in our county at an urban, low-income school, and we need a quality stand to hold our bass drum!

The desire that my kids show for learning to play instruments is nothing short of amazing!

We are creating history each day! Our community has embraced us as we work on developing a program that all of our children will be proud of for many years to come.

My Project

As our program continues to flourish, we find ourselves in need of more equipment to fill out our band. My students are eager and willing to do whatever it takes to make our band sound the best that we can. Although our students are highly engaged and eager to progress, quality instruments and supplies are hard to come by due to their high price. We are in need of a new bass drum stand to help keep our bass drum safe while we perform.

My students love to play their instruments, but more importantly, they enjoy learning to play them.

I am beyond proud of everything my students do to brighten their futures each day, and I want to do everything possible to make sure that they will continue to do so! Thank you for your consideration!

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Mr. Blackburn
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Suspended Concert Bass Drum Stand • Woodwind & Brasswind $669.99 1 $669.99

Materials cost

$669.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$52.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$767.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$135.41

Total project goal

$902.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$902.71

4 Donors

-$814.47

Donations toward project cost

-$767.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.24

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$0.00

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