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Ms. Vincenti from Dallas TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Guitars for Our Mariachi Scholars

Help me give my students guitars for our first Mariachi Band. Music will help them build their self-esteem and it will bring joy to their lives.

  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Title I School is wanting to provide our scholars with some school guitars so that they can participate in the Mariachi Band.

Our students come from low-income families and have very limited access to any type of extracurricular activities and sports.

Many have siblings in other grade levels which makes buying or renting any instrument a challenge.

I'm excited to see the look on their faces when they find out they will have their own guitar they can use after school and performances, instead of missing out because there aren't enough guitars for everyone to play. There's a sense of pride in having ownership of something & these scholars definitely deserve the opportunity to experience that feeling to the fullest! We want our scholars to feel proud of their culture and use the fine arts to be able to express themselves as they work on their social skills in a positive setting.

My Project

Our Title I School is wanting to provide our scholars with some school guitars so that they can participate in the Mariachi Band.

Our students come from low-income families and have very limited access to any type of extracurricular activities and sports.

Many have siblings in other grade levels which makes buying or renting any instrument a challenge.

I'm excited to see the look on their faces when they find out they will have their own guitar they can use after school and performances, instead of missing out because there aren't enough guitars for everyone to play. There's a sense of pride in having ownership of something & these scholars definitely deserve the opportunity to experience that feeling to the fullest! We want our scholars to feel proud of their culture and use the fine arts to be able to express themselves as they work on their social skills in a positive setting.

Ms. Vincenti
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RD80 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $49.99 6 $299.94
2" Nylon Guitar Strap • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.99 6 $23.94

Materials cost

$323.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$358.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.31

Total project goal

$422.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.05

2 Donors

-$140.68

Donations toward project cost

-$119.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.10

match offer

-$281.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$239.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.20

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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