AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title 2006 AIDS Walk for the New Mexico AIDS Services
Project type(s) Community Service,Fundraiser
Date completed 09/2006
Chapter University of New Mexico SOM
Project Coordinator Mariebeth Velasquez
Summary of project Local chapter members of the LGBT People in Medicine and Straight Allies participated in the 5K Walk to raise awareness and funds for the New Mexico AIDS Services

Content area LGBT People in Medicine
Number of participants 15
Participant hours involved 15 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $25/person (optional)
Project funding Admission/participant charge
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Mass emails, class announcements, and word of mouth.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions More focus on recruitment efforts. Start planning, registration, and recruitment earlier in the year... talk it up!

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Try to get faculty involved. It's fun for students to walk with faculty and have the opportunity to chat in an informal environment.