AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Youth Zone at American Diabetes Association Walk
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 10/2004
Chapter Georgia State University Premed
Project Coordinator Jessica Enclard
Summary of project We coordinated activities for children to do at the diabetes walk. The games were fun and educational. We tried to promote physical activity and good eating habits through our games.

Content area Obesity
Number of participants 12
Participant hours involved 36 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 I sent out an email to members and discussed it at meetings to get volunteers. The ADA told walkers about the Youth Zone when they signed up.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions The youth zone needed to be more advertised to the walkers. It should have been located in the front of the park instead of the back.