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  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Schultz
Grades 3-5
  • Marvin L Winans Academy-Performing Arts - Dominican Campus
  • Detroit, MI
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Starting at the Beginning

My students need four 1/8 size violins so that we can start violin playing in kindergarten.

My Students

My students did not even know what a violin was, until they came to our school. For many of them, this is their only cultural experience. I see the joy of learning music in their eyes and I want to take it to the next level.

We are in a Midwestern urban city where many students come from broken homes.

Transportation to and from school is a toss up everyday. Many parents are unemployed. The economy has hit the area hard and most people are not recovering. Coming to a school where the instruments are provided for them is a real Godsend.

My Project

As of right now, we start the students playing violin in the 1st grade. These 1/8 size violins will help me teach the basics of violin playing to our kindergarten students. Then the skill set will funnel up to our more advanced students. The more fundamentals we teach at an early age will help the overall program grow.

The earlier we start these students on violin, the better.

They will gain so much from playing an instrument, and violin allows students to do such a thing at an early age. The benefits from this project are endless.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Recital II Violin Outfit • Woodwind & Brasswind $99.95 4 $399.80

Materials cost

$399.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$440.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.79

Total project goal

$518.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.59

3 Donors

-$147.00

Donations toward project cost

-$124.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.05

match offer

-$371.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$315.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Hilton and 3 other donors.

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