AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title AIDS Walk
Project type(s) Community Service,Fundraiser
Date completed 10/2006
Chapter Trinity College
Project Coordinator Cristina Wheeler Castillo
Summary of project We participated in AIDS Walk, Hartford, and did a campus-wide coin drive to raise money for AIDS Project Hartford. We raised $600 in COINS (well, and some bills, too).

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 15
Participant hours involved 45 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $0
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising AIDS walk was advertised all over Hartford. We advertised on Trinity's campus via fliers and email.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions Get commitments from people early on. Be very organized about fund raising and have a plan to get the coins/money counted if you are doing a coin drive.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments It was a great chance for our chapter to bond early in the semester!