AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Veto the Squito
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 03/2007
Chapter Stony Brook University Medical Center SOM
Project Coordinator Mansi Nayak, Matthew Griffith
Summary of project Veto the Squito was a fundraiser we did at our school throughout the month of February and March. The proceeds from the Fundraiser were to go towards buy Malaria Bed nets for Sub-saharan Africa. We worked with Americans for Informed Democracy. They helped us with resources like a 35$ grant and malaria informational video.

Content area N/A
Number of participants 100
Participant hours involved 10 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 40$
Project funding Other grant
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Emails, Raffle (starbucks 20$ gift card), tabling, bake sale, we had a box with a mosquito on it crossed out and the veto the squito logo.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions We mainly carried this fundraiser within the school. It would have been even more successful if we had raised money throughout the community.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments We raised around 500$ through this fund raiser, so we will be donating 50 nets on behalf of Stony Brook AMSA to the Veto the Squito Campaign.