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

Mr. Barrow from Evansville IN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Success!

My students need the proper reeds to produce a mature sound on their instrument. My percussion students are also in dire need of proper sticks and mallets to produce the proper sound on their instruments.

  • $662 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My high school students come from low income, high poverty families. Although their parents work hard to provide their children with the opportunity to participate, it is difficult for most families to provide the funds to be fully successful within a band program.

Band students are some of the most hard working individuals, as well as some of the most kind.

All of the band students I have come in contact with over the years of being involved have always been some of the most accepting individuals I have known.

My Project

We are in need of the proper reeds in order for my students to truly be successful within our band program. Most Woodwind instruments require a reed, and as you advance in your playing, you must adjust the type of reed you use based on your level.

My percussionists need to have matching sticks in order to properly make a sound on their instrument.

Currently, we do not have any matching snare sticks, and only 2 pairs of matching keyboard mallets. This makes the process of making music difficult, and at times frustrating. My students do a wonderful job of pushing through these difficulties, but to be able to provide these materials would show them that they truly deserve the proper materials to be successful.

Mr. Barrow
Grades 9-12
More than half of 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

8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 37 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Mr. Barrow is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Baritone Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $40.99 2 $81.98
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 3 $74.97
Round Head Keyboard Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.99 2 $73.98
Tenor Saxophone Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.99 2 $73.98
Round Head Keyboard Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $36.99 2 $73.98
Bass Clarinet Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $32.49 2 $64.98
Bb Clarinet Reeds, Box of 10 • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.99 2 $41.98
American Custom SD1 General Drum Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.49 2 $18.98
Tuning Slide Grease • Woodwind and Brasswind $1.99 5 $9.95
Valve Oil • Woodwind and Brasswind $0.99 10 $9.90

Materials cost

$524.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$562.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.27

Total project goal

$661.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$661.82

4 Donors

-$327.82

Donations toward project cost

-$283.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.92

match offer

-$327.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$278.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

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":"Evansville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5291465],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3207661,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/supplies-for-success/3207661/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":37,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Barrow","authorIds":{"5291465":{"owner":"Mr. Barrow","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3207661],"proposalHash":"377531464","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5291465_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1522936994538","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":19,"teacherChallengeId":21163674,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":5291465,"schoolCounty":"Vanderburgh","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IN","name":"Indiana"}}