Shop to Support 4-H!

In a giving mood this holiday season? Check out these ways to help support 4-H! Interested in “Giving the Gift of Camp”? Contact your local 4-H Office for more information!

Looking FOURward

Whether you celebrate Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or otherwise find yourself at some point and time purchasing goods, check out the following ways you can support 4-H simultaneously!

AmazonSmile:  Make your Amazon.com purchase through this link, and .5% of your cost goes to the charity of your choice.  To send those funds to 4-H search for “Florida 4-H” (or your local 4-H program).

Joann 4-H Rewards:  Save 15% off total in-store and online purchases every day with 4‑H Rewards. JOANN will give a minimum of 2.5% of every eligible transaction to 4‑H.

Shop 4-H:  This site often offers discounts during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  Be sure to sign up for an account to earn rewards points good toward future purchases!

Do you prefer to gift experiences rather than goods?  Contact your local county extension office and ask how you can “Give the Gift of Camp” by…

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Encouraging the Innovator Spirit in Youth

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” ~Hodding Carter

In an age where creativity is often pre-engineered through technology, it is hard to strike a balance between utilizing that technology and allowing our imaginations to flow unassisted.  That’s why it is more important than ever to provide a safe environment for our youth to explore technology and encourage creative risk-taking while they try to create a new reality.  So how do we do this?  How do we give our youth both roots and wings in today’s fast-paced world?
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