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YES Grant Award Winners Announced

YES Grant Award Winners Announced

YES Grants give 4-H youth and their friends a financial boost to launch community service projects in their counties. The following 4-H members will receive funding in 2021 based on grant proposals they submitted to the Indiana 4-H Foundation: Gabriella Boerner, Posey...

Boston Blazers 4-H Club Pack Up Backpack Blessings

Boston Blazers 4-H Club Pack Up Backpack Blessings

Alyssa Krebs of Washington County focused her 2021 Youth Engaged Service Grant on filling backpacks with school supplies for the local Women’s Shelter. Alyssa Krebs gathered a group of 4-Hers to help her achieve her two main goals for this community service project....

YES Grant Funding is Taking Out the Trash in Clay County

YES Grant Funding is Taking Out the Trash in Clay County

Kylee Bosstick from Clay County set a goal to install new trash cans alongside three other 4-Hers at their local fairgrounds. Her goal was to eliminate litter on the ground, improve the look of the fairgrounds, and improve the safety of attendees -- all the while,...

Foundation Young Alumni Board Member Releases Christmas Album

Foundation Young Alumni Board Member Releases Christmas Album

Just in time for Christmas, the Indiana 4-H Foundation's very own young alumni board member, Aaron Sandel, has released an album of songs celebrating the holiday season. The collection of five favorites, titled "A Christmas Kind of Mood," was a collaborative effort by...

Indiana 4-H Road Show Inspires Community Projects

Indiana 4-H Road Show Inspires Community Projects

Brown, Warrick and Vanderburgh Counties hosted the “Community Change Starts with Me” Road Show session on June 23, 2021. Each county team was provided $500 from Farm Credit Mid-America to implement and support the community action plans the team developed during the...

YES Grant Project Provides Glam and Grit for Foster Teens

YES Grant Project Provides Glam and Grit for Foster Teens

Vanderburgh County 4-Her, Reagan Koester, alongside 4-H Junior Leaders uses the Indiana 4-H Foundation YES Grant Funding to bring glam to foster teens to help develop self-esteem and inner beauty. GLAM Packs were created and designed by Reagan Koester for foster teens...

YES Grant Project Brings Blessings to Cancer Patients

YES Grant Project Brings Blessings to Cancer Patients

4-H'er Alexa Cecil of Warrick County received a YES Grant of $1,000 to help fund a community project benefiting cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Blessing Bags for Chemo Patients partnered with members of the Warrick 4‑H STEM Club with Chemo Buddies to provide...

4-H Dog Club Member Raises Funds For Community Dog Park

4-H Dog Club Member Raises Funds For Community Dog Park

Morgan County youth says YES to helping furry friends What started as a Girl Scouts Gold Award Project for one Morgan County 4-Her has become a community-wide partnership to give dogs and their humans a place to exercise and socialize. Mackensi Schneider has recruited...

Juntos 4-Hers Work Toward School Success for Latino Youth

Juntos 4-Hers Work Toward School Success for Latino Youth

Because of donors like you, Indiana 4-H is reaching new families. For many youth, 4-H offers an opportunity to “learn how to learn” within a trusted support system. Juntos 4-H is expanding this support system, making it more accessible to youth whom 4-H has not...

Bob Ritchie and Darrel Thomas Chosen for Hall of Fame

Bob Ritchie and Darrel Thomas Chosen for Hall of Fame

For years, people asked Bob Ritchie and Darrel Thomas if they were brothers. Now, these longtime friends and dedicated 4-H leaders are among the newest class of National 4-H Hall of Fame inductees. The National 4-H Hall of Fame recognizes 4-H volunteers, Extension...

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