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  • $2,222 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Gulvas
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 22 donors
  • $0 still needed

Tickling the Ivories

My students need 15 portable keyboards with stand, power supply, and headphones.

My Students

Almost every student that walks in the door of my music room says, "Can I play the piano?" Twenty-plus students in each class and only one piano forces me to sadly answer with a consistent "No".

My students are a highly energetic, diverse group of Kindergarten through Eighth graders.

They LOVE music and are especially fond of learning music in hands-on ways. The majority of my students have limited access to musical instruments and/or private lessons.

My Project

A classroom set of keyboards will allow my students to learn to play simple melodies, improvise, play chords, learn the basics of music theory, and compose their own original music. Because I have the same students year after year, they will begin at an early age and build on skills year to year.

In a world where student success is judged on test scores, expression and creativity are often overlooked.

Donations to this project will give students a practical tool that will allow them to be expressive and creative, while learning a lifelong skill.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yamaha YPT-240 61-Key Premium Keyboard Pack with Headphones, Power Supply, and Stand • Amazon $122.03 15 $1,830.45

Materials cost

$1,830.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$27.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,887.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$333.16

Total project goal

$2,221.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,221.07

21 Donors

-$2,011.32

Donations toward project cost

-$1,739.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$272.16

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$34.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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22 donors22 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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