AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Feets and Seets
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 01/2004
Chapter University of Utah SOM
Project Coordinator Erica Baiden
Summary of project To provide weekly health orientation, promotion, and prevention meetings to new residents of the Road Home (Salt Lake City's Homeless Shelter). As incentinve for attending these meetings, residents will receive personal hygiene items such as shower shoes, socks, and/or underear.

Content area Community and Public Health
Number of participants 6
Participant hours involved 6 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $1,000
Project funding Local chapter funds,Medical school funds,AMSA grant
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email, posters, and word of mouth
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Assess the needs of shelter residents first before purchasing personal hygiene items, in other words, survey what they would appreciate as an incentive for attending these meetings.