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Thanks to All Who Contributed to the State 4-H Community Service Project!

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Members of Creative Hearts 4-H Club volunteer for Flower Angels
March 22, 2016

Via our Survey Monkey survey, 84 clubs reported on their community service results.  Results for those that reported show:

  • 44% collected a total of 10,496 pounds of food, gathered and donated 1,757 pounds of farm-fresh produce and donated $838 to pantries
  • 25% collected and donated 1,144 pounds of animal food, 241 blankets, more than 200 toys and assorted animal care items and $335 to animal shelters
  • 18% donated clothing, personal care items and $912.50 to shelters
  • 4% donated backpacks, books, toys and clothing to the Massachusetts Department of children and Families' Kids Fund
  • 10% sent care packages to military members and/or thank-you cards to military children
  • 69% indicated they participated in additional community service projects including the Relay for Life, Pet Walk, making hats and gloves for a shelter, making pillows for hospice patients, donating time to Flower Angels and more!

4-H members pledge their "hands to larger service."  Together, their efforts make a difference in the lives of others. 

Topics: 
Youth Development and 4-H