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  • $357 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Dietrich
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 14 donors
  • $0 still needed

Success Starts with a Saxophone!

My students need 1 new alto saxophone for their 6th grade band program.

My Students

One of the best ways for students to interact with culture, history, literature, and each other is through music. At our school, we are building a band program for all 100 rising 6th graders to participate in.

Our students are extraordinarily hardworking.

They attend school from 7:40 AM to 4:15 PM daily! They meet every new learning opportunity with enthusiasm and constantly inspire their teachers to try to provide more opportunities that challenge them and to help them take their skills to the next level. 85% of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch, which means that their families may not be able to afford to purchase or rent instruments themselves.

My Project

I am requesting an alto saxophone so that students will be able to experience music as they create it. Our students will be able to play the same music as musicians around the world, to learn mathematically, historically, and culturally important aspects of music, and to have doors opened to them in the future for ensemble playing, leadership experiences, scholarships, and lifelong involvement with the world of music.

Our band program will help our students to compete with their more affluent peers.

Statistically, we have seen that students with musical backgrounds typically do better in other academic areas, are better at teamwork, and feel pride in their collective and personal accomplishments.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EAS-100 Student Alto Saxophone • Woodwind & Brasswind $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$303.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.51

Total project goal

$356.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$356.75

12 Donors

-$341.34

Donations toward project cost

-$293.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.45

Matching donations from our partners

-$11.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$9.35

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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