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Mrs. Samaripa from Grand Prairie TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ukule-LEE Part 2

My students need 10 more soprano ukuleles to complete half of a class set.

  • $546 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our K-5th grade music class is focused on hands-on and engaging singing, movement, and instrumental performance to make learning music exciting! I teach music to energetic young minds with up to 38 students per class. We are located in a low-income community, and most of my students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

Though many of these kiddos come from a rough home, their spirit is not extinguished.

These students have had many music teachers in the past, and are in need of someone to invest in them; I have promised them to be that teacher.

I am so thankful to have the opportunity to work with these music lovin' students.

My Project

All of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students would have an opportunity to make beautiful music in the classroom as they learn to apply their knowledge in a hands-on way with the ukulele! We would be able to learn chords, play individually, and even work on group performances for our community.

Giving low-income students access to new experiences in the music classroom is an investment in their future.

With your help, students will be able to perform on instruments instead of just learning their names and watching video clips of performers. This project would benefit a large number of students and bring so much joy, especially to those students who cannot afford their own musical instrument.

We would like to complete our half of a class set to guarantee each student a longer chance to play the instruments in each class period.

Mrs. Samaripa
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 550 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 1 $369.99
Snark SN6X Clip-On Tuner for Ukulele (Current Model) • Amazon Business $9.95 5 $49.75
Essential Elements for Ukulele - Method Book 1: Comprehensive Ukulele Method • Amazon Business $7.46 1 $7.46

Materials cost

$427.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$463.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.81

Total project goal

$545.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$545.42

3 Donors

-$272.70

Donations toward project cost

-$231.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.90

match offer

-$272.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$231.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.91

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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