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Mr. Berlin from Pearland TX is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strum Strum Strum a Ukulele Strum Strum

My students need ten ukuleles for music class.

  • $334 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Little hands and bright minds long to make music just like the artists they hear on the radio. They eagerly anticipate coming to music class and making music!

For most of the students, this is their first musical experience in life.

They are eager to learn and thrilled that they get to put their hands on REAL instruments. We are a Title 1, bilingual elementary school in Texas. My students are hungry for music and enjoy making music with their voices and using the instruments we have on hand.

My Project

The ukuleles will supplement the other instruments in the classroom. Having small-bodied strummed string instruments on hand offers a completely different instrumental perspective for performing than percussion and our melody instruments. They will give more students opportunities to express themselves musically in a way most suitable for them individually.

The ukulele is a wonderful way for students to be successful in music by following the chord progressions in music.

Some students who struggle with melodic instruments, do wonderfully on a chorded instrument. So giving them more opportunities for success helps ensure that music will remain an important part of their lives through adulthood. Music plays such an integral part of enriching the human spirit.

Mr. Berlin
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ukulele Starter Pack - 10 Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.07

Total project goal

$333.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.81

5 Donors

-$123.31

Donations toward project cost

-$109.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$205.22

Match offers toward project cost

-$174.44

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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