AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Books for Africa Book Drive
Project type(s) Fundraiser,School Service
Date completed 12/2007
Chapter Keck SOM of University of Southern California
Project Coordinator Matt Lilley
Summary of project Collected over 800 used textbooks at both USC campuses to be donated to college and health professions students across Africa.

Content area Global Opportunities
Number of participants 3
Participant hours involved 40 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $20
Project funding Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising E-mail and posters around campus. Yes, e-mail worked best as well as having donation bins in visible locations.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions I could publicize the event more at the other campus to get more donations and setting up more donation bins would help as well. Otherwise all went very well.