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Mrs. Iverson from Folsom CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Xylophone for Our Middle School

My students need a Xylophone to expand their abilities beyond the small bell kit and to get them ready for high school band.

  • $2,117 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle school music students thrive and grow everyday through the art of creating music. Hundreds of students enter the classes of band, choir, and orchestra everyday to connect and learn from one another. If you take any of the music classes at Sutter you are immediately immersed into the word of creative expression and technical music skills.

My students are anxious to learn more and devour any musical task that I hand them

The students at our school deserve the best quality equipment available to become thought provoking musicians. Learning on old and weathered instruments from decades past can be close to impossible and my students deserve better that broken instruments!

My Project

This new Xylophone will make a world of difference in the musical education of all Sutter Middle School music students. The music room at Sutter holds hundreds of students everyday. This xylophone will be played in band, orchestra and even jazz bands and will fulfill countless other learning opportunities.

Currently, the xylophone that we have is over 30 years old and is lying on the floor in pieces.

The estimated cost to fix it is over the asking price for a new xylophone. This xylophone is a great addition to the percussion section as it adds depth to the students knowledge in how keyboards work. Learning xylophone is similar to learning the piano which is a basic tool in teaching music.

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3.5-Octave Padauk Bar Xylophone • Woodwind and Brasswind $1,598.99 1 $1,598.99

Materials cost

$1,598.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$146.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$23.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,799.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$317.52

Total project goal

$2,116.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,116.80

24 Donors

-$1,751.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,538.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$212.97

match offer

-$307.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$261.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$58.45

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$0.00

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