United Way/Psi Chi Fund-Raiser Project
How many people were involved?
Approximately 10 people were
involved in the organization of our project, but the event (Come Together
Clarion) had around 200 people attend, while 70–89 participated in making
How long did it take to plan?
We began planning our project
about two months in advance. Most of our planning time was spent coming up with
an idea and then gathering information about the Cancer Center and ordering all
How much money did you raise?
If you were planning it again, what would you do
We did not directly raise
money, but we donated approximately $1,500 worth of bracelets and supplies.
(Total of 100 bracelets and supplies to make 200 more. The bracelets are sold
by the Cancer Center for $5 each).
The cold weather put a huge damper on our event, so in upcoming
years we would like to have an indoor back-up location. We plan on continuing
this project for as many years as we possibly can, so next year we would like
to possibly begin a competition of who can make the most bracelets or recruit
the most people in order to motivate students and families. We would also like
to reach out to other areas of the community to make bracelets, such as local
nursing homes or high schools.