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Mrs. Gertken from Brooten MN is requesting musical instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Uke Can Do It!

My students need ukuleles to enhance their learning of music! These instruments will be used by several grades and will be a twist on learning classic musical concepts.

  • $1,361 goal

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My Students

I teach almost 400 students (K-12) in a rural Minnesota district. All elementary students have music twice a week. A lot of our students are on free/reduced-price lunch, and many take food home on the weekends.

Kids have a lot of pressure put on them with testing and grades.

Life is so stressful as a 10 year old these days! I'd love to give them an outlet to use creativity. They are always eager to learn and so excited about music.

My Project

Coming to music could be so exciting with this new instrument that many have never had the chance to play! Every student should have their own, and they'll learn to play songs and sing along with them.

Learning to play the ukulele will enhance musical concepts and get students using different parts of their brain.

Music in our schools is a CRUCIAL thing, and keeping students interested is what will keep it alive! Many students yearn to learn new things, but the same old concepts are taught. Ukuleles are slowly taking over school music programs, and I'd love to pave the way!

Mrs. Gertken
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 3 $1,109.97

Materials cost

$1,109.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,156.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$204.11

Total project goal

$1,360.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,360.73

3 Donors

-$1,335.73

Donations toward project cost

-$1,135.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$200.36

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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