AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Used Book/Goods Sale
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 08/24/2009
Chapter Eastern Virginia Medical School
Project Coordinator Laura Huang
Summary of project Solicited used books from all Medical School classes for a one week period. Sorted the books and added $2-5 per book. Students who submitted books either received the full amount the requested or their book back.

Content area N/A
Number of participants 100
Participant hours involved 2 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles Advertise and organize collection/sorting/inventory of books, as well as organize payment and book redistribution back to book owners.
Coordinator hours 15+ hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $5
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising emails to classes and fliers around school
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions solicited help setting up by offering the participants first choice on used books

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments The project ran so smoothly because of such a great support from the other officers!