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  • $919 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Licari
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 15 donors
  • $0 still needed

Ukuleles for the Soul

My students need these two classroom sets of ukuleles in order to expand our music program to include this instrument. The ukulele is a great introductory instrument for students who ultimately wish to play the guitar.

My Students

Music and the arts thrive within our beautifully diverse and rapidly expanding K-8 school. We are a Title One school serving students from all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Our school is a warm, nurturing environment that values and celebrates cultural diversity. Throughout the school week, every child in our school receives music and our students have the opportunity to participate in after school chorus, glee club, and musical theater.

Our music students are eager to learn and seek more diverse opportunities to study music during the school day and after school.

As our school expands, we are in need of musical instruments and technology to provide our students with exceptional musical learning experiences.

My Project

As our music program continues to grow, we are always on the lookout for new ideas, and new avenues for our students to learn music. One of these new ideas is to implement the ukulele as a precursor to playing the guitar. It can be used as a scaffolding tool, first by introducing a four-stringed instrument, and follow up with the guitar, or, it can be used for differentiating guitar instruction. Two class sets of 10 ukuleles gives us plenty of options to use the ukulele in any class, but to also integrate them into our Pop Music Combo program.

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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

14 Donors

-$870.09

Donations toward project cost

-$747.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$123.01

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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15 donors15 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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