AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title collecting empty ink cartridges
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 12/2006
Chapter University of Virginia
Project Coordinator Amanda Sharp
Summary of project There is a website (www.empties4cash.com) that if you sign up they will send you boxes and you set the boxes up around campus to collect ink cartridges, them mail them into the company in prepaid boxes.

Content area Fundraising
Number of participants 1
Participant hours involved 3 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 0
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Flyering around campus and putting boxes in libraries and dining halls.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions It is almost too good to be true. Very little work and no strings attached. The more students at the campus, the more money you can make. We average about $400-$500 a semester.