AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Broken Bread Meal/Movie Screening
Project type(s) School Service
Date completed 11/2007
Chapter University of Michigan Medical School
Project Coordinator Peter Emiley
Summary of project We screened the movie Coming to Say Goodbye: Stories of AIDS in Africa and performed portions of a Broken Bread Meal (from World Vision). The attendees ate a corn-soy blend porridge while watching the movie as an example a typical meal provided by relief workers those inflicted with HIV/AIDS. We explained the meal and gave some information about the AIDS epidemic before the movie.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 40
Participant hours involved 40 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $50
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Through e-mails, an HIV/AIDS week website, and posters around the school
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions The preparation of the porridge was a little difficult and wasn't as appealing as it could have been to potential attendees. It was cooked the night before and solidified over night. It should probably have been prepared just before the event.