AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Book Drive for Africa!
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 03/25/2006
Chapter University of New Mexico SOM
Project Coordinator Jonas Hines
Summary of project We put out a box and sent emails for people to donate books for us to take to Nationals for the UIC Bookdrive for Africa. It was immensly successful, much more than we ever thought it would be. There was a great response, especially from Docs and Residents!

Content area Global Opportunities
Number of participants 3
Participant hours involved 12 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 70
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email and box in lobby. Yes
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions We did get some folk dumping off their old books on us. Don't know how to avoid, just donated to locale non-profit.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments money spent was for shipping books to Nationals