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Mr. Wingenbach from West Sunbury PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ukulele Club!

My students need 20 Soprano Ukuleles and some sets of replacement strings!

  • $1,391 goal

This project expired on October 3, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is based in a rural community with about 100 students per grade level. We have amazing students at our school that come in every day eager and excited to learn! We have music class once per week, and our band program begins in 4th grade.

The kids at my elementary school deserve to experience amazing things!

In our school, we have general music and band. No string instruments are available for students. This would be a huge benefit to those wishing to learn how to play a stringed instrument.

My Project

Next year I would like to begin a new club in our school for students in 4th - 6th grade. They will have the opportunity to learn how to play the ukulele. This is a great instrument for students in this age range to learn to play, and serves as a great introduction instrument for guitar, or any instrument!

Students will learn how to play their favorite songs on the ukulele.

No stringed instruments are currently available for students to learn in our school. Having these instruments would make a huge impact on student learning!

My hope is we would be able to meet at least once per week and learn the history of the Ukulele, traditional songs that are played on this instrument, how it relates to the guitar, and a lot of fun songs! This will help to grow our music program tremendously. The students will be able to practice singing, reading music and tablature, and of course, learn how to play a new instrument!

Mr. Wingenbach
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makala Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $49.99 20 $999.80
Snark SN5X Clip-On Tuner for Guitar, Bass & Violin (Current Model) • Amazon Business $9.70 10 $97.00
200 Uke-Pro Soprano Ukulele Strings • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.79 10 $37.90

Materials cost

$1,134.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,181.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$208.54

Total project goal

$1,390.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,390.26

11 Donors

-$920.96

Donations toward project cost

-$790.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$130.64

Matching donations from our partners

-$460.48

Match offers toward project cost

-$391.41

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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