Join Allamakee County for Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H Giving Day: 24 hours to grown Allamakee County 4-H

Help Allamakee County 4-H reach its fundraising goal so the program can continue to support local county youth. The Allamakee County 4-H Endowment Fund is a non-profit organization that provides financial resources to develop, deliver and enhance quality 4-H youth programs throughout Allamakee County.

These opportunities help young people enhance their ability to use critical thinking, leadership, communication and social skills - tools that will give them a competitive edge in their future endeavors. This money will be used to supply materials, offer innovative programs, provide scholarships and financial support.

Allamakee County 4-H and its programs empower youth to reach their full potential through caring youth-adult partnerships; hands on, skill building projects and meaningful leadership opportunities. ISU Extension and Outreach - Allamakee County offers research-based youth development programs aimed at preparing young people for the future.

Allamakee County 4-H is participating in Iowa 4-H Giving Day, Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H Tuesday, October 6. This is a 24-hour online event to provide the financial support needed to help the 4-H Program continue their incredible work.

With the current COVID 19 guidelines in place, the Allamakee County 4-H program has been unable to host its usual means of fundraising for the 4-H program. The program usually hosts a 4-H Food stand at the Allamakee County Fair and a 4-H Soup Supper with a Silent Auction Basket. Without those fundraising efforts, donations will be needed to help with the opportunities below:

• $25 Clover Kid (K-3 grades) Program Fee
• $35 4-H Enrollment Fee (4-12 grades)
• $180 State Conference Scholarship
• $250 Senior College Scholarship.

Donations could simply be $10, $25, $50, $100 to help Allamakee County 4-H “Make the Best Better”. 4-H Alumni are encouraged to participate October 6 on social media by encouraging participation in the Give. Grow. 4-H Giving Day. There are several ways to participate:

• Use #GrowIowa4H on social media, sharing 4-H memories and old photos.
• Wear green Tuesday, October 6.
• Give any amount at www.iowa4hgiving.org.

All the money raised from Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H will go directly back to the 4-H Program. Give a gift, large or small, and be part of a collective effort to strengthen the 4-H Program and better serve the youth of this state. Those who are not online can still spread the word and help grow Iowa 4-H. Even if unable to financially support the 4-H program, anyone is welcome to share their 4-H experiences via social media. Encourage friends, family and others to communicate their 4-H memories, involvement and contribution to the 4-H program as well.

Visit https://www.iowa4hgivingday.org/organizations/allamakee-county-4-h-isu-e... to learn more. Donations may also be dropped off or mailed to the Allamakee County Extension and Outreach Office, 218 Seventh Avenue SE, Suite #102, Waukon, IA 52172. Help color Allamakee County green Tuesday, October 6.

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