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Mr. Lucini from Providence RI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strumming to Success

My students need guitars and strings as we expand this opportunity to our student body.

  • $475 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"One thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain" This Bob Marley quote shows why music is so important to young urban youth

The youth are getting restless!

Our school is a re-purposed elementary school that has been closed for six years. We started with four walls and a lot of enthusiasm. Our school mission is to be a strong community school and our community wants a great school chorus, band and guitar ensemble. So far we have students with experience and talent, but not enough supplies to keep up with the talent. We are reaching multiple avenues for assistance, and we are looking to expand our program by adding guitar to our offerings this fall.

My Project

Our students have requested an opportunity to play guitar. Our class of 26 students only has 10 guitars. The addition of three guitars would allow each student to learn with a partner to provide support when working in class. Our ensemble plans to learn melodic and harmonic content to perform as a group as well as accompany our chorus. As students learn they make mistakes and snapping guitar strings is one of them. The package of guitar strings will ensure we call all strum away!

Our students are incredibly motivated to grow our department.

The addition of these guitars would support the 3rd and final leg of our department (band, chorus, guitar). We are planning to have our guitar groups perform at a holiday concert that our school will be giving at our Statehouse during the holiday season.

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Mr. Lucini
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DR-100 Acoustic Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $109.00 3 $327.00
EJ16-10P Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings (10-Pack) • Woodwind and Brasswind $40.99 1 $40.99

Materials cost

$367.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.21

Total project goal

$474.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$474.72

5 Donors

-$474.72

Donations toward project cost

-$403.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.21

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$0.00

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