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Mrs. M. from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We've Got the Music in Us

The cost of the musical instruments is $992, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,004 goal

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I am an elementary teacher in the South Bronx. Over ninety percent of our students receive free or reduced lunch. As a school, we spend most of our time teaching the children to read and do math. Consequently, there is very little time left in the day to expose them to the arts that would enrich their educational experience. In order to change this for our children, we have recently added a music cluster to our building. However, there aren't any instruments or supplementary supplies. Surprisingly, there isn't any money in the budget this year to acquire them either. In an effort to enrich the children's musical experience I would also like to expose the children to a variety of instruments from around the world. We are a school with many cultures represented however, the students know little about each others cultures. I can't wait to see their faces as they begin to play the instruments and make the music waiting inside come out.

Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HAND BELL SET-8 NOTE • Nasco $34.42 10 $344.20
BONGO DRUMS • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.95 3 $59.85
RB732 7" CYMBALS PAIR (V3801) • School Specialty Inc. $16.65 3 $49.95
Folding Music Stand • Highsmith Inc. $12.00 15 $180.00
RB917 7" HAND SNARE DRUM (V1212) W/MALLET • School Specialty Inc. $11.75 5 $58.75
RB858 HANDLE CASTANET (V301) • School Specialty Inc. $4.15 6 $24.90
Book, The Music Teacher from the • Highsmith Inc. $3.25 1 $3.25

Materials cost

$720.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$823.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$180.68

Total project goal

$1,003.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,003.76

1 Donor

-$946.54

Donations toward project cost

-$824.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$122.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$58.34

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$0.00

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