Trailer and Drumline campaign

On behalf of the Onalaska Bands, we would like to take a moment to introduce you to the Marching Band Program. This activity provides a space to express their musical and artistic skills in a nurturing environment through camaraderie and performance at local events, parades, and in competition with other schools throughout the state and region. Our students are challenged to not only become better performers but strive to be their best selves in everything they do. On average there are 115 students and the program is projected to increase over the next few years.

We are currently seeking support to help our students achieve excellence! Sponsorship Levels range from $100 to $10,000 or more, including advertising incentives in our event programs, on our support trailer, on social media, and within our organization's websites. The OHS Band Booster Organization is a 501(c)(3) certified nonprofit organization, so your support is tax-deductible.

Our main fundraising goals are to purchase:

If you or your business is interested in being an Onalaska Band Sponsor, please complete the attached Sponsorship Form and email it to

We have many options for Individuals, Corporate, and Local Businesses to become involved, so please let us know if you’d like more information. (If you would like to make a donation over the course of a few years, please let us know and we can work with you to make that happen.)We would love the opportunity to talk to you or meet in person to discuss how you can become a supporter of the Onalaska Band Program.

Thank you for your consideration and support of the Onalaska High School Band Booster Organization.


$14,100 - 5 Snare Drums, 3 Tenor Drums, and 5 Bass Drums

$6,950 - New Carriers

$1,250 - New Practice Covers

$4,000 - Practice Stands

$2,810 - Cases

$1,700 - New Drum Heads

$900 - Stick bags and Bass Drum Rim guards

$6,000 - Synthetic Marimba

$5,800 - Vibraphone

Trailer Needs:

The Onalaska Band Program requires Three coach buses to travel for storage underneath the buses and Two support trailers. Currently, the district owns one 20-foot trailer and one 30-foot trailer. This year the band traveled to 4 marching band events and 7 parades. Outfitting a trailer to maximize space for drumline equipment will help us better plan performance props and equipment for future events. Our winter drumline will also be using the trailer for 4 traveling events and 2 local events during the winter. Keeping one of our trailers completely open will allow us flexibility while building out another trailer will allow us to safely store and transport our drumline equipment. 

Example Trailer Buildout

Fundraising Progress


The Onalaska Band Program purchased new drums in 2010 as part of a capital campaign. Schools that use equipment as heavily as our program does work to replace equipment every 5 years. Based on that assessment, the program has worked very hard to keep equipment in working condition. Including taking apart other instruments to maintain primary instruments.

Example Trailer


New this year we have a winter drumline for students to participate from October through April. This organization is a competitive indoor ensemble that travels 4 times a year and performs locally. This ensemble is open to all students in the band program interested in percussion and wanting an additional opportunity to perform. In our first year, this group includes 20 students. Currently we are borrowing an instrument from the middle school.


Trailer and Drumline Sponsorship Levels