AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title White Coat Embroidery
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 01/2007
Chapter University of Virginia SOM
Project Coordinator Jason Franasiak
Summary of project AMSA coordinated a white coat embroidery service for medical students at UVa SOM. By gathering together a large order, AMSA was able to obtain a discount and was thus able to take a small percentage of each coat fee as a porfit to be put toward AMSA programming for the school.

Content area Fundraising
Number of participants 36
Participant hours involved 50 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 A simple e-mail to the medical school list-serv.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions This is a relatively simple and profitable event. Some issues may involve school funded embroidery of white coats as part of the tuition costs.