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Mrs. Cook from Greenville SC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Kooky Ukeys Need Tuners and Picks

Help me give my students ukulele clip-on tuners and picks.

  • $429 goal

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My Students

I teach in a Title I school, with 100% of our students receiving free lunch and breakfast. My DonorsChoose.org for 14 ukuleles was recently funded and my kids are so excited. Over 50 kids have begged to be part of the club.

Now we need tuners and picks.

Battery operated ones are the most accurate. The kids have tried tuning them using an app on their phones. However, the noise from the other ukes interferes with this. I would like to get 7 tuners, 1 per pair of students. Ukes sound much better when you use a felt pick. I would like to get 28 picks for the students.

We are trying to get this club off the ground in January. Already the kids are asking to play with the ukes in homeroom and they have already starting learning chords.

We need your help!

My Project

As a ukulele player myself, I know the importance of a good, easy tuner and a nice pick to optimize the sound of the uke. My students have been using my tuner, but 1 is not enough for 14 ukes. These are accurate and easy to use.

These tuners and picks will ensure that are ukes are always sounding the best that they can.

The kids already have experience using this type of tuner and pick.

Although these items aren't all that expensive, I can't afford to buy them myself. I don't want the kids to have to share 1 tuner, because most of our time would be spent tuning.

Mrs. Cook
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SN-11 All-Instrument Clip-On Tuner Blue • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 7 $279.93
Composite Felt Pick 3-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.49 8 $27.92

Materials cost

$307.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.27

Total project goal

$428.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$428.44

2 Donors

-$418.44

Donations toward project cost

-$355.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.77

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

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$0.00

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