AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Relay For Life
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 05/2009
Chapter University of Alaska Fairbanks
Project Coordinator Kathryn Cessnun
Summary of project The UAF Pre-Medical Society raised funds to support Relay for Life. We also participated in their annual event. We raised $240 for Relay for Life.

Content area N/A
Number of participants 1000
Participant hours involved 24 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles We had a team captain, as well as pre-med volunteers to help sell baked goods prior to the event and set up the booth during the event.
Coordinator hours 34 hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost baking supplies and candy
Project funding Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations: The pre-med students supplied the baking ingredients and candy. The booth at the event didn't cost anything.
Project advertising Advertisement was not done by the pre-med society, but was done by Relay for Life. It was very successful.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions When doing a bake sale, we have found that a mobile bake sale works best. Each member takes 15-20 items and sells them in their classes and to professors.