You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Ramirez-Acevedo from Milwaukee WI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strings Music for Your Listening Ears

Help me give my students more violins to have a Suzuki Method experience!

  • $1,110 goal

This project expired on March 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of our upper elementary grade students love to perform and show case their talents, not only in terms of singing and dancing but also with musical instruments. They want to be rock stars, dance like the stars, as well as sing and rap hip-hop music. Here's where we find their hidden talents and notice how students are willing to go the extra mile to learn either a new song, a dance and even a musical instrument.

For them, music brings enthusiasm and excitement to the world of academics!

We generally have Winter and Spring classroom performances at our school and upper elementary teachers allow students to choose songs and dances that are well liked by all students. It's truly amazing to see the dedication that students put forth into their performances. They know that not only their peers and teachers are watching, but more importantly their family members. Parents not only come to watch the performance, but also to take pictures/videos for sharing with extended family members and to let their son or daughter know "I'm very proud of you-Estoy muy orgulloso de ti!" This moment is priceless and truly rewarding for our students.

My Project

Since our students love performing, we have written a grant on behalf of our upper level elementary students to take part in learning how to play the violin using the Suzuki Method of Instruction. This project will be specifically for students who have turned 11 years of age, therefore, it will target approximately 10-12 students in our school who will be taught by a Conservatory of Music Instructor.

This will be a great opportunity for us to expand our Strings Program and have a lower elementary and an upper elementary Strings Program.

Together they will be able to perform at our end of the year Spring Concert, Fifth Grade Graduation and the Conservatory of Music Strings Extravaganza.

Ms. Ramirez-Acevedo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Ramirez-Acevedo is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
My Violin Starter Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $99.95 9 $899.55

Materials cost

$899.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$943.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$166.42

Total project goal

$1,109.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,109.46

11 Donors

-$1,109.45

Donations toward project cost

-$943.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$166.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Milwaukee","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3718908],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"WI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3775304,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/strings-music-for-your-listening-ears/3775304/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":12,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Ramirez-Acevedo","authorIds":{"3718908":{"owner":"Ms. Ramirez-Acevedo","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3775304],"proposalHash":"530006064","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp3718908_orig.jpg?crop=272,272,x376,y398&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1565966394731","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20829184,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjExMDMyMQ==","NjEwMDQ2NA==","MzcxODkwOA==","MjE3MjM2MA==","NjExMzY3Mw==","NTc2MDA4Mg==","NDgyODAxNw==","NjEyMzQ4Mw==","NDgyNzY0OQ==","NDM4MTgyNQ==","MTIwOTE4NQ=="],"teacherId":3718908,"schoolCounty":"Milwaukee","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"WI","name":"Wisconsin"}}