AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Blood Drive
Project type(s) School Service
Date completed 09/2009
Chapter St. George's University SOM
Project Coordinator Lorraine Toner
Summary of project AMSA partnered with the local hospital to supply hospital blood bank with donations from students. Blood donation is feared and misunderstood in the Grenadian community and we hope to educate as well as provide for the needs of the hospital blood bank.

Content area N/A
Number of participants 35
Participant hours involved 7 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles Coordinate with local hospital to provide two nurses to draw bloods, conduct interviews. Purchase juice/cookies/pizza for donors, and publicize the event on campus.
Coordinator hours 3 hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 80 USD
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations: Chapter funds from previous fundraising
Project advertising Facebook, Email and annoucements in class. It worked- we had the largest turnout in 3 years.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions In future, we will have appointment times to keep volume at steady, manageable state.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Education is the key (ie. Blood donation is safe and healthy)!!!