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Mr. D'Allura from Charlotte NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Take A Stand For Music Education

Help me give my students the equipment that they need! There is currently a music stand shortage in our school now that the band/orchestra program is growing. These stands will be put to good use!

  • $333 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I absolutely LOVE my students! I have to say that they are truly special individuals, mainly because of where they come from and what their attitudes are! My school is the second home to a demographic of kids in which 95% of them are severely economically disadvantaged.

What I love about my students is that even though they come from situations and have things happen to them that we cannot even fathom or understand as professionals, they continue to come to my classroom happy, with a good attitude, and always ready and anxious to learn!

They are much better and stronger individuals than me, because if I had to deal with some of the things that they deal with outside of these school walls, I would not have nearly as big of a drive to learn and succeed as they do!

My Project

Please support my band students! We are currently experiencing growth in numbers and we need to increase the amount of music stands that we have! This is an outstanding accomplishment for us but in order to give our new band/orchestra students what they need to succeed, we will need your help!

Not counting orchestra, my band numbers are up to 75 this year and especially during concert seasons, the orchestra teacher and myself are currently sharing stands.

This small donation will help to alleviate that so that we each can get to the goal in which we will not have to keep sharing supplies!

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
M48 Carton of 6 Music Stands • Woodwind and Brasswind $231.49 1 $231.49

Materials cost

$231.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.94

Total project goal

$332.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$332.96

1 Donor

-$332.96

Donations toward project cost

-$283.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.94

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$0.00

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