AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title South Plains Food Bank Food Drive
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 08/30/2007
Chapter Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center SOM
Project Coordinator Allison Walker
Summary of project Collected non-perishable items to help replenish the food bank - we collected items at lunch (in between classes) for two days. Anyone who donated 3 or more items was placed into a raffle for a gift card to a local coffee house.

Content area Community Health
Number of participants 15
Participant hours involved 6 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $0.00
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email and word of mouth - it worked but should have gone to a larger audience.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions I should have advertised to the whole health science center community but instead assumed I would get a larger response from our classes. It was a busy week for first years with a test - so I should have chosen a larger target audience.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Was able to collect a decent amount of food from the people that did participate! Was definitely helpful to the local food bank.