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Mrs. Paulino-Trisdorfer from Philadelphia PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Support Student Note-Reading and Instrument Learning!

My students need materials such as mallets for note reading and instrumental performance activities.

  • $446 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are located in the beautiful Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia, PA. Our school is culturally, economically and racially diverse. At our school, we practice the 5 rules for conduct: be respectful, responsible, peaceful and careful, problem solver and learner. Through these 5 rules, we learn to be better citizens within our community. This year, I am teaching our students to be better citizens in our world and to have cultural sensitivity when we learn and listen about the sounds from around the world.

My Project

Our students are making fantastic progress on the path to reading and writing music! We are very fortunate to have keyboard percussion instruments; however, we do not have any mallets for them. If we had mallets, we could give pitched instruments to the entire class. This would greatly benefit all students, but especially K-3, to become musically literate. Additionally, we have been given an exciting opportunity to build our own keyboard lab for our older students! However, in order to set up all our new instruments, we need a few extension cords to plug them in and make them work.

Mrs. Paulino-Trisdorfer
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Timber Drum Co. T2HP Made in USA Hard Polymer Mallets for Energy Chime, Xylophone, Wood Block, and Bells • Amazon Business $9.99 30 $299.70
Ubercords 10 Foot (2 Pack) Power Extension Cord - 16 AWG Power 3 Prong Appliance Extension Cable Cord - 125 Volts, 13 Amps - UL Listed • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98

Materials cost

$343.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$378.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.85

Total project goal

$445.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$445.69

7 Donors

-$351.00

Donations toward project cost

-$298.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.65

match offer

-$94.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.20

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$0.00

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