AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Hurricane Katrina Relief Fundraiser
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 09/2005
Chapter Rush Medical College Rush University Medical Center
Project Coordinator Ben Schneider and Jonathan Ahn
Summary of project We purchased a spool of blue ribbon and safety pins, cut the ribbon to 14 cm strips and made "AIDS"-type ribbons that sold for a $1 donation that went to the Red Cross.

Content area Fundraising
Number of participants 10
Participant hours involved 50 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $10
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising It was advertised through email and word of mouth.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
3
Lessons/suggestions Not a huge amount of people bought the ribbons, but it was a simple project to do, and any donation is significant however small.