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Mrs. Dinkel from Pendleton OR is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Drums!

My students need drums in our music classroom to build our instrument inventory. We currently do not have enough drums for all of our students to participate and many are broken and cannot be used.

  • $537 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The music classroom at my school is so special because it has the most amazing students! Every student in the school comes through my classroom for music class, and they all are amazing.

Students of all ages love playing instruments in the music classroom.

If you step into my music classroom, you will see students dancing, moving, singing, or playing instruments. I try to incorporate instruments into my lessons as much as possible to keep students engaged and give them the building blocks to learn lifelong skills. I am truly blessed to teach all 430+ students at Washington and can't wait for another musical year!

My Project

These Tubano drums would mean the world to our students! Many students are not exposed to instruments and sounds of different cultures and these drums can help open up new experiences for the students. Tubanos, an African drum, open up opportunities for students to keep a steady beat, play rhythms, accompany songs, and participate in a drum circle.

These three Tubano drums will help increase our instrument inventory and give students the ability to play in a drum circle!

There is nothing like seeing the excitement on a student's face when they enter the music classroom and instruments are set out for the lesson. Playing in a drum circle helps students play as an ensemble, practice a steady beat, and open up opportunities to improvise with support from their peers!

Mrs. Dinkel
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Versa Drum Tubano Tall Nested Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $419.99 1 $419.99

Materials cost

$419.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$456.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.52

Total project goal

$536.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$536.81

2 Donors

-$536.81

Donations toward project cost

-$456.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.52

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$0.00

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