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  • $1,427 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Hodgkin
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Using Ukuleles to Help With Hands-On Music Learning.

My students need a class set of 30 ukuleles to help them use their music knowledge in a hands-on way.

My Students

These students come from the city with the second largest population in Maine; they live in a high-needs, low-income area. Many of the students at our school come from bilingual households, with English as a second language. 100% of the students at our school receive FREE breakfast and lunch, and we also have a Title I education program.

What these students lack in resources, they make up for in heart.

These students are eager to learn, and excited about what school offers. They are thankful for, and appreciate all opportunities to take charge of their learning. They are truly an inspiration to me.

My Project

Learning to read, write, and play music is an extremely rewarding experience for my students. They look forward to coming to the music room each week and exploring music in various ways.

A ukulele program in our school would be a great fit because ukulele lends itself to playing music from many cultures.

Ukulele programs in schools have shown tremendous success for their versatility, and much more.

Ukulele is an amazing hands-on way to learn harmony and theory, and of course, it's fun! Ukulele is a solo instrument, but it can also be played as an ensemble, giving students the chance for both individual and group work on their instrument. Learning an instrument is extremely rewarding and I feel ukulele would be a great match for my students.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 3 $1,109.97

Materials cost

$1,109.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$55.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,212.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$213.90

Total project goal

$1,426.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,426.02

4 Donors

-$1,389.02

Donations toward project cost

-$1,180.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$208.35

match offer

-$37.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$31.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 700 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Two Anonymous Donors and 4 other donors.

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