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Teacher Bennett from Port Arthur TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Gift of Life Through Music

Help me give my students a way to explore there talents through musical knowledge, theory, understanding, singing, performing , and education.

  • $1,009 goal

This project expired on March 28, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at Adams elementary are a very large group of talented and wonderful kids that loves creativity and learning about music. These kids are great learners, musicians, and singers. Each student at this school were affected from hurricane Harvey. The majority of the students lost everything and i feel that what they really need is the creativity of music. I would love to get any help if possible to just make these kids smile so they can have an outlet away from all their worries.

My Project

The musical instruments will enable students to explore different genres of music. By being able to provide them with opportunities at school, students will get a head start to discover their talents.

Music education is also important because it will give students a way to connect with other people.

When you provide these opportunities, you are teaching to the whole child. The benefits of music education improves academic skills, develops physical skills, cultivates social skills, and refines discipline and patience. All of these benefits will ultimately help students in their core classes to become successful readers, writers, mathematicians, and scientists.

Teacher Bennett
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alto Professional TS212 | 12" 2-Way Powered Loudspeaker with Integrated Mixer (1100W Peak / 550W Continuous) • Amazon Business $249.99 1 $249.99
Shure CVO-B/C Overhead Condenser Microphone, 25 feet Cable, Cardioid (Black) • Amazon Business $89.00 2 $178.00
Casio SA-77 44-Key Portable Keyboard • Amazon Business $49.00 3 $147.00
Click N' Play Gigantic Keyboard Play Mat, 24 Keys Piano Mat, 8 Selectable Musical Instruments + Play -Record -Playback -Demo-mode • Amazon Business $35.99 2 $71.98
Boomwhackers C Major Diatonic Scale Set with Octavator Caps 8-Pack • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Boomwhackers C Major Diatonic Scale Set with Octavator Caps 8-Pack • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Boomwhackers C Major Diatonic Scale Set with Octavator Caps 8-Pack • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Hohner KC 50 Kazoos of Assorted Colors, 50 Pack • Amazon Business $31.00 1 $31.00
Piano Stickers for Keys, Eison Colorful Piano Keyboard Stickers for 88/61/54/49 Full Set Stickers Removable for Kids Learning Piano, Leaves No Residue- Multi-Color Christmas Gift • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
WAZOO LOUD KAZOO, Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80

Materials cost

$814.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$856.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$151.21

Total project goal

$1,008.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,008.09

3 Donors

-$201.62

Donations toward project cost

-$171.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.24

match offer

-$806.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$685.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$120.97

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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