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Mrs. Summey from Simpsonville SC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Reed You!

Help me give my students the supply of reeds they need to have a successful year in band.

  • $585 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you enjoy listening to music? Did you ever play music? There is no greater thrill than seeing the excitement on my students' faces when they make those first sounds on their instruments.

Once those first sounds begin, the excitement and love of music just blossoms!

Through hard work, dedication, and supportive community within the band room, my students' love of playing grows with each passing day. With your help, that love of playing as a group will continue to grow.

My Project

My students love to play their instruments! For my woodwind players, this can be a challenge at times due to a lack of reeds. Within our school community, many of our parents work long hours or multiple jobs making it difficult to get to the local stores to purchase reeds. Having students continue to use old reeds while waiting for parents to purchase new ones keeps them from playing their very best. Even worse is when they have no reeds at all and can't participate.

We have fun playing music together!

A good supply of reeds allows us to do just that.

Mrs. Summey
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
V12 Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $28.95 4 $115.80
Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $21.95 3 $65.85
V12 Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $30.95 2 $61.90
V12 Bb Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $28.95 2 $57.90
Tenor Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.85 2 $41.70
Baritone Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $35.88 1 $35.88
Alto Saxophone Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $27.95 1 $27.95
V12 Series Bass Clarinet Reeds • Woodwind and Brasswind $22.95 1 $22.95

Materials cost

$429.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.65

Total project goal

$584.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$584.34

8 Donors

-$442.82

Donations toward project cost

-$418.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$92.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$78.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$49.03

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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