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Mrs. Reber from Rothsay MN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Watch Out Bells and Marimba, Here I Come!

My students need a new xylohphone.

  • $1,994 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When my students walk into my classroom, we jump right into making all sorts of noise. Sometimes it sounds great and other times, well, not so much! However, the students know that when the sound we are creating isn't quite right, the more excited I am to work on it with them.

These awesome kids are willing to hop on board, work on the fine details of the music with me to create beautiful music for everyone to enjoy!

The success of them working together to accomplish this greatness is priceless and it's so rewarding seeing them be successful!

My Project

As class sizes continue to grow, so does the band! It's so exciting and I love sharing my love of music with all the students and strive to instill a passion in them to be lifelong music lovers! However, our xylophone is in serious need of being replaced as it has been played on for years and is no longer in tune.

A new xylophone will not only help my percussion section, it will a allow others band members to relate their sound to a pitch that is correct!

It also brings an excitement that helps students stay engaged!

Mrs. Reber
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Standard Padauk Xylophone with Cover • Woodwind and Brasswind $1,639.99 1 $1,639.99

Materials cost

$1,639.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$24.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,694.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$299.05

Total project goal

$1,993.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,993.64

19 Donors

-$1,536.16

Donations toward project cost

-$1,328.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$207.92

match offer

-$431.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$366.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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