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Ms. Bui from Philadelphia PA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Can Play the Ukulele!

My students need a class set (32) of ukuleles to expand their lifelong musicianship.

  • $953 goal

This project expired on June 24, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Urban public school students are passionate. Determined. They are everything from reserved and reflective all the way to dynamic and driven.

They are the way they are with the help of all aspects of music.

Music helps our students express themselves. An art form this powerful offers both intrinsic and extrinsic benefits; the student who might share his story through song is not the same as the intellect who loves comparing note values to mathematical fractions. This is how music inherently embraces every type of learner.

My Project

Using guiding principles such as ukelele fundamentals, basic music theory, music notation, and a little bit of magic, not only will students explore a new instrument, they will get to compose their own original songs! With a class set of ukeleles, we'll be winning a Grammy in no time!

Students, however, can't express their musicianship without the motivation and means to do so.

Sure, we can sing songs. Sure, we can drum on buckets. Nothing, however, beats seeing a student miraculously strumming chords to their own passionate lyrics. Nothing beats seeing the expressions of stage fright turn into complete stardom.

Ms. Bui
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kahiko Series MK1 Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.00 32 $768.00

Materials cost

$768.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$809.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.86

Total project goal

$952.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$952.38

1 Donor

-$952.38

Donations toward project cost

-$809.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.86

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$0.00

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