AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title American Cancer Society: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 10/2004
Chapter San Diego State University
Project Coordinator Alyshan Taylor
Summary of project This event was put on by the American Cancer Society to arouse awareness about breast cancer and the research that is being conducted. SDSU AMSA took part in a city-wide walk and also raised $1,000 for the charity. We did so by tabling on campus for donations and by selling pink ribbons which is symbolic of fighting breast cancer.

Content area Women’s Health
Number of participants 70
Participant hours involved 40 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $20 for supplies/ribbons
Project funding Local chapter funds,Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Tabling, emails, and posters were used to advertise the event. These methods were successful, but should have been initiated sooner.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions The fundraising efforts could have began sooner and should be broadcasted campus-wide via posters and your student council.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Contact the American Cancer Society to see if there are any events similar to this one in your community. It is a great opportunity to help out a charity, and to have your local chapter participate as a team.