LMSA – Latino Medical Student Association | United for Puerto Rico | 12/09/2017


Name of Organization: LMSA – Latino Medical Student Association

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Event Information

Title of Event: United for Puerto Rico

Date of Event: 12/09/2017

Location of Event: HMEB (atrium, one learning center, two biggest rooms on third or fourth floor, patio area)

Resubmission? No

Number of People Expected at the Event: 200

Has this event been held before? No

If so, How many participated before:

What is the Purpose of the Event? Our aim for the event is to raise community awareness, engagement, and donations for Puerto Rico relief. The following are tentative activities for the event:
*Drive through donation drop off
*Appearance by Albert and Alberta
*Salsa dance classes by Gator Salsa Club
*Music by the local Puerto Rican band Tropix
*Zumba dance classes
*Student poster health fair
*Talk by Puerto Rican Medical Students
*Food provided by Gonzalo Law
*Possible dunk tank and small outdoor games

Most of these will be donated

What is the Benefit to the State, the university, and/or your organization? The benefits of this event include the following:
* Collect physical supplies such as hygiene supplies for Puerto Rico relief
* Raise funds to buy three DIVVY water filtration systems. These systems are capable of providing 2500-6000 gallons of water a day, giving it the ability to provide water for an entire community.

Request Information

Item 1 Information

Vendor Description Cost
Mi Apa Food $400
Emiliano’s Food $400
La Tienda Food $400

Item 2 Information

Vendor Description Cost
Fun Time Bounce House Rentals Dunk Tank $165
Space Walk of Gainesville Dunk Tank $150
Jump Stars Dunk Tank $150

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Other Funding Sources

Description Amount
Online Crowdfunding $6,440