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Mrs. Bell from Indianapolis IN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strings and Reeds are What We Needs!

My students need strings and reeds to meet our needs in instrumental music classes!

  • $356 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very diverse group of children with one thing in common - they all attend an urban, public Montessori school. Eighty-one percent of the students qualify for free lunch and 88% of the students are a racial minority.

We follow the teachings of Maria Montessori to meet the needs of the whole child - physically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually through following and allowing the child to guide his or her learning.

I am fortunate to be in a school that sees music as an integral part of the child's development and encourages musical growth and expression.

My Project

My students needs ukulele strings to update our instruments so we can play and stay in tune. My students also use their woodwind reeds like they are going out of style! I know my clarinet, saxophone, and oboe students would love to have fresh reeds with they need them.

We are in desperate need of good materials that will go the distance!

My band is 80% woodwinds and they are expensive to maintain. I want to be able to provide the students fresh reeds and strings when needed instead of trying to make things last as long as possible for budget reasons. We are also in need of a few more tuners for students to be self-sufficient in tuning their guitars and neck straps for our saxophone players.

Mrs. Bell
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
M600 Clear Fluorocarbon Soprano/Concert Ukulele Strings • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.40 15 $81.00
Bb Clarinet Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.99 2 $41.98
Soft Sax Strap • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.95 2 $41.90
Tenor Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.99 1 $36.99
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99
PC1 Pitchclip Clip-on Chromatic Tuner • Woodwind and Brasswind $10.48 2 $20.96
Oboe Reed • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$267.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.26

Total project goal

$355.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$355.08

1 Donor

-$355.08

Donations toward project cost

-$301.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.26

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$0.00

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