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Mr. Carmack from Columbus GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Support Our Cellos and Basses!

My students need racks for their cellos and basses so their instruments can be kept safe.

  • $375 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very talented and diverse group who are energized to learn and continue learning how to play their instruments. Our school places the performing arts high on its priority list because of the positive impact that they can have on students' academic and social lives. These students want to grow as musicians and attain a high level of performance. Help my students reach their full potential in band and orchestra by having instruments that work. Anybody who has ever had a car or other equipment that didn't work well knows how frustrating it can be. Help us make music!

My Project

With these various PVC materials, we'll be able to make a cello and a bass rack to protect our instruments. Currently, students have to sit their instruments on the floor which causes unnecessary wear-and-tear to them along with the added risk of their instruments being stepped on. Having racks will also allow our instruments to need fewer repairs, meaning students will have a better playing experience; which is why I'm requesting PVC Pipes, elbows, and fittings to build racks. These racks will also allow our students to take ownership of the program and push each other to perform at a higher level. They are enthusiastic about learning to play a stringed instrument and this will only fuel that enthusiasm as we take our orchestra to the next level!

Mr. Carmack
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FORMUFIT P112FGP-WH-5 Schedule 40 PVC Pipe, Furniture Grade, 5', 1-1/2" Size, White • Amazon Business $11.48 15 $172.20
FORMUFIT F11290E-WH-4 90 degree Elbow PVC Fitting, Furniture Grade, 1-1/2" Size, White (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $7.89 5 $39.45
FORMUFIT F112TEE-WH-4 Tee PVC Fitting, Furniture Grade, 1-1/2" Size, White (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $8.70 4 $34.80
FORMUFIT F112CRX-WH-4 Cross PVC Fitting, Furniture Grade, 1-1/2" Size, White (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $19.57 1 $19.57

Materials cost

$266.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$318.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.18

Total project goal

$374.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$374.55

2 Donors

-$197.57

Donations toward project cost

-$171.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.89

match offer

-$172.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$146.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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