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Mr. Hadley from Minneapolis MN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strike Up The Band!

Help me give my students the supplies they will need to make great music. I have a tuba but need a mouthpiece! I have saxes and clarinets but they will need reeds. The drummers will need sticks.

  • $945 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our Band Rocks! We are a diverse group of dedicated, hard working, and caring young musicians from North Minneapolis. We work together to perform a wide variety of music at many events and locations.

Our school is made up of students and staff who are passionate about learning and making our community great.

We never give up and we are always proud of our accomplishments.

We love making music together and we want YOU to be part of our team!

My Project

Our school supplies all the instruments for kids to use in the band. However, we do still need some things to go along with the instruments.

Clarinets and saxophones need a steady supply of reeds throughout the year.

My tuba player needs a mouthpiece. The percussionists will need drum sticks. Other accessories will help the students make better sounds, care for their instruments and even unstick a trumpet mouthpiece - accidents do happen!

Please, help our school provide all that is necessary for our students to have a great band experience. You can play a big part in our success. Help us Strike Up The Band!

Mr. Hadley
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bb Clarinet Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 3 $119.97
Alto Saxophone Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $52.99 2 $105.98
Helleberg Series Tuba Mouthpiece in Silver • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.00 1 $79.00
Tenor Saxophone Reeds, Box of 25 • Woodwind and Brasswind $74.99 1 $74.99
Jr Mouthpiece Puller • Woodwind and Brasswind $71.99 1 $71.99
Dri Bore Clarinet Swab • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.39 20 $67.80
American Custom SD1 General Drum Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 5 $49.95
Soprano/Alto Saxophone Neck Strap • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.95 4 $39.80
Baritone Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $37.99 1 $37.99
Alto Saxophone Swab • Woodwind and Brasswind $4.49 8 $35.92
Bass Clarinet Swab • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 4 $27.96
Cork Grease (Tube) • Woodwind and Brasswind $1.99 12 $23.88
Mouthpiece Patches • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.49 2 $12.98
Mouthpiece Patches • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.49 2 $12.98

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