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Mr. Kellner from Richmond VA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ukuleles for Inner City Children

Help me give my students these ukuleles. I promise that when we get these instruments in the hands of our adorable children we will have so much fun and learn to make magical music.

  • $919 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each week my 350 students walk into my class eager to discover what new musical project I have for them. Of course, my ability to provide them with exciting, meaningful musical instruction depends on the resources I have and can be limited by that which I do not have. This is where you come in.

Our students are adorable, fun-filled students from disadvantaged backgrounds and shattered families, in high poverty with high illiteracy rates.

They are African-American students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. But, wow, are their hearts big and, boy, do they love music!

My Project

Here at BOES we are all heart and soul. We have no budget so we rely entirely on the contribution, charity, and good will. Can you imagine the thrill that my inner city elementary aged students will have when they get their own ukulele? Please help me get these instruments and I promise that I will help our children achieve great music.

Richmond Public Schools is trying very hard to help lift children out of poverty and provide stimulating activities but with little or no budget we have no choice but to hope and pray that your generosity will give us the opportunity.

Please help us.

Mr. Kellner
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 2 $739.98

Materials cost

$739.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$781.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$137.84

Total project goal

$918.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$918.92

7 Donors

-$867.48

Donations toward project cost

-$781.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$51.44

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$0.00

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