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Ms. Pierce from Hill City MN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ukelele Strings

Help me give my students the opportunity to continue learning how to play, & take care of ukuleles, with replacement strings, cases to protect them while not in use...

  • $362 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our northern Minnesota school houses 3 year old preschool through 12th grade; this is a challenge, but also great for teachers to get to know the students and continuously provide targeted instruction for students’ individual needs. Within our small school, we have one music classroom and one music teacher - me.

As their only music teacher, I’m hoping to help students become more engaged and involved in music making through both vocal and instrumental experiences, to ensure they benefit from the lifelong skills learned through music education.

My Project

Students throughout my K-12 classroom have shown more interest in learning music, especially with ukuleles, since we received a class set through a previous DonorsChoose.org project. Unfortunately, kids can be quite clumsy and a few of our protective instrument cases have been forced to retire.

This project's wish list of ukulele accessories would benefit my students learning through continued and expanded opportunities to use and perform music.

As our school's music program grows the need for quality and quantity of instruments increases. Without your support my school cannot provide my students diverse opportunities through the music program, which students crave and deserve.

Ms. Pierce
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
53099 Soprano Ukulele Strings • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.69 25 $142.25
Uke Soprano Bag • Woodwind and Brasswind $16.66 5 $83.30
PC2 Pitchclip 2 Clip-on Tuner • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.99 3 $47.97

Materials cost

$273.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.29

Total project goal

$361.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.91

2 Donors

-$361.91

Donations toward project cost

-$307.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.29

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$0.00

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