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Mr. C. from Hayward CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strings Will Take Us Far

Help me give my students new violin strings for my students in orchestra class.

  • $296 goal

This project expired on June 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Orchestra class is unlike any ordinary class. Aside from the obvious signs of the class not having the traditional chair and desk look, the students in my class are unlike any other. To be specific, the orchestra students always are enthusiastic, even on the gloomiest days and are always filled with positive energy.

However, our music department is a true exception.

Our combined choir and instrumental programs have produced phenomenally talented young adults and leaders who strive to inspire countless audience members. It is difficult to distinguish them as ordinary high school students at first glance, yet little do you know how much they are empowered through the arts.

My Project

My students are in need of new violin strings. Now that the school year is over we need to restock on our violin strings for the new school year. These are very expensive and many of my students cannot afford them. This will help them in so many ways. They won't have to worry about how they will get new strings because we'll already have them in stock. Our strings are very worn out and have started to uncoil. This affects the tone of our sound tremendously for concerts and gigs. We will have a great tone once we change all of the violin strings!

Mr. C.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JSI Special 4/4 Violin String Set: Gold Label Ball-End E & Dominant A, D, and G Strings - Medium Gauge • Amazon Business $49.95 4 $199.80

Materials cost

$199.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.31

Total project goal

$295.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.39

4 Donors

-$260.39

Donations toward project cost

-$221.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.06

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

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$0.00

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