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  • $1,077 goal

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Mrs. S.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Ukuleles! Why? Because Ukulele Music Brings Joy.

My students need ukuleles to continue their music learning and song-writing. Please help us achieve our goal of having a complete set!

My Students

The elementary students I work with amaze me daily with their resilient hearts and desire to learn. Countless of them face hardships at home that grown adults will never experience in their lifetime. Over 90% of the students I see are "free and reduced lunch." As the only elementary music teacher in our district, I have the privilege of working with every K-5th grade student. My music room is a safe place for these young students to express themselves through music making. It is a place for all students to find success.

Just because the majority of my students are low-income, their access to quality learning materials should not be influenced by this label.

Please help me provide them with the music learning materials they deserve.

My Project

Currently there are eight ukuleles in my classroom. While this is a start, my students currently have to share one ukulele per small group. It has been wonderful to watch the excitement and happiness come from these young students as they learn about chords and song-writing. These ukulele instruments provide them with a new ability to accompany themselves. The one complaint students bring to me is that they wish they had more time with the instrument. They wish they had their own to use in class.

If each student had their own ukulele to use, we could use our time more efficiently and effectively.

Please help me provide each student with their own ukulele to use during class!

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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
MU40 Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 2 $79.98
Alfred's Easy Ukulele Songs: Rock and Pop, Easy Hits Ukulele TAB Songbook • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.63 1 $14.63
Kid's Uke - Ukulele Activity Fun Book • Woodwind and Brasswind $11.99 1 $11.99
Essential Elements Ukulele Method Book 1 (Book/Online Audio) • Woodwind and Brasswind $10.11 1 $10.11
Ukulele from the Beginning - Pop Songs (The Red Book) Ukulele Series Softcover • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.99 1 $7.99
Ukulele for Kids Songbook - Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Series (Book/Audio Online) • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.24 1 $7.24

Materials cost

$871.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$915.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$161.47

Total project goal

$1,076.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,076.47

2 Donors

-$538.23

Donations toward project cost

-$457.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.73

Matching donations from our partners

-$538.24

Match offers toward project cost

-$457.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The First Million Fund and 3 other donors.

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