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Mr. Marcus from Washington DC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tingles and Jingles!

My students need more percussion equipment for our Concert Band's drummers!

  • $413 goal

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My Students

My deserving and talented students from Ward 7 of Washington, DC, do not come with all the resources that they need. Ward 7 is sometimes seen as a rougher neighborhood with many of our students living in notorious housing projects.

All I see: diamonds in the rough!

These kids deserve to have the same chances and opportunities as the kids in the much wealthier suburbs of DC. My students are rich with creative, bright energy. All they need is someone to believe and invest!

My Project

Our school's Concert Band needs equipment in our percussion section. We often encounter sheet music that calls for tambourines, sleigh-bells, and triangles. We just don't have all of the small percussion goods that a band should have. We need some sounds that "tingle and jingle." These instruments impact the entire band's sound.

We shouldn't have to use a metal wrench in place of a triangle beater!

This project includes the triangle beaters that we need to ditch the wrench. More importantly, this project will allow many more students to be added to the percussion section of our band. For example, the xylophone mallets will allow more students a chance to participate.

Mr. Marcus
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 125 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Studio-Grade Triangle Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $69.99 1 $69.99
LE-97 Sleigh Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $68.99 1 $68.99
M131 / M132 Rubber Xylophone Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $38.99 1 $38.99
Suspended Cymbal Mallet • Woodwind and Brasswind $33.99 1 $33.99
M131 / M132 Rubber Xylophone Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $31.37 1 $31.37
Tambourine with Brass Jingles • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 1 $29.99
DCM 11002 Chime Mallet • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99

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