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Mrs. Ferrara from Lexington SC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ukuleles for the Music Room

Help me give my students ukuleles so they can grow as independent musicians.

  • $571 goal

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My Students

The students at our school are energetic and eager to learn. I serve 550 students as the music teacher at our school. All of my students come to music each week excited to learn a new skill and immerse themselves in the arts. As a Title I school, a large percentage of my students are unable to experience arts education outside of school. It is important that these students are exposed to as much of the arts as possible before they leave our school.

My Project

The purchase of these ukuleles will allow each student the chance to play their own instrument. Currently, the students are sharing ukuleles which doubles my instruction time and limits the amount of hands-on experience each student receives. If students were able to use their own ukulele, my instruction time would be cut in half. The individual instruments would allow students to develop better skills during the unit. It would also increase the pacing of the unit, allowing students to stay engaged the entire class period. These ukuleles will be used by over 100 of our students.

All students need the opportunity to immerse themselves in the arts.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mahalo Ukuleles MK1TBR Kahiko Series Soprano Ukulele • Amazon Business $29.95 14 $419.30

Materials cost

$419.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.61

Total project goal

$570.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$570.76

8 Donors

-$456.00

Donations toward project cost

-$398.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.15

Matching donations from our partners

-$101.53

Match offers toward project cost

-$86.30

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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