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Mrs. Smith from Madison WI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Violins (B) for Strings for All Class

Help me give my students the right size violins to learn and explore with.

  • $669 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a great mix of kids from different multicultural backgrounds and different socioeconomic backgrounds. Our school is 74% free/reduced lunch. My students are about 29% Black or African American, about 40% Latino, about 24% White, 2% Asian and about 5% Multiracial.

By having their own instrument it will help develop more than just musical skills.

They will develop more responsibility, pride in ownership, work on making and reaching small goals, work on their patience in learning, and learn the process of hard work towards a long term goal.

My Project

All 5th graders are participating in "Strings for all" for the first year. Each student get to choose from violin, viola or cello. Having enough instruments for all students is vital for every student to be able to learn together.

Each student will have an instrument to play and learn to care for to help build their brains, responsibility and self confidence.

This is the first year that this is offered at Leopold and so getting together enough instruments for every child is a bit of a challenge. Many students have not learned an instrument like this before and they are so excited to get started. We need your help!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
110VN Sebastian Series Violin Outfit • Woodwind and Brasswind $265.00 2 $530.00

Materials cost

$530.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$567.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.23

Total project goal

$668.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$668.18

1 Donor

-$668.18

Donations toward project cost

-$567.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.23

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$0.00

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