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2022 Indiana Leadership Summit and Scholarship Luncheon

2022 Indiana Leadership Summit and Scholarship Luncheon

The Indiana 4-H Foundation, together with Purdue Extension and Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program, recognized the 2022 Accomplishment Scholarship recipients at the Scholarship Luncheon held during the Indiana 4-H Leadership Summit on Sat., Oct. 29. Congratulations...

Meet Indiana’s 2022 Inductees into the National 4-H Hall of Fame

Meet Indiana’s 2022 Inductees into the National 4-H Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Dr. Norman Long (above, left) and Jeffrey Holland (right) who received this great honor on October 7 at the National 4-H Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Induction Ceremony held in Washington, D.C. The National 4-H Hall of Fame was established...

Whitley County Receives Endowment

Whitley County Receives Endowment

The 4-H motto is “To make the best better,” and that’s exactly what’s happening in Whitley County thanks to a charitable gift to the Indiana 4-H Foundation. The $50,000 donation establishes the Rex D. Shrader Endowment for Whitley County 4-H, which will grow and...

Helping Homeless Veterans: YES Grants in Action

Helping Homeless Veterans: YES Grants in Action

Hamilton County 4-H’ers Care About Their Community Thanks to a YES Grant from the Indiana 4-H Foundation, some homeless veterans around Indianapolis stayed a bit warmer last winter because of the hard work and caring hearts of Alice Pickett and her friends in the Lost...

Weaving Together a Love of 4-H

Weaving Together a Love of 4-H

How a longtime 4-H’er designed a pretty unique “gift basket” (with an IRA!) Nancy Towner grew up in a 4-H family – and it was a big one! One of 15 children, with parents who were life-long 4-H’ers, Nancy says 4-H was (and still is) a huge part of her life. “4-H is...

PHOTOS: Annual Meeting at Gainbridge Fieldhouse

PHOTOS: Annual Meeting at Gainbridge Fieldhouse

Check out these photos from Sunday, May 15 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Indiana 4-H Foundation annual meeting featured an inspiring speech from Indiana Pacers assistant coach Jenny Boucek, who brought her daughter Rylie for the day. Everyone got a “kick” out of the...

Jackson County Now Has a Permanent Endowment

Jackson County Now Has a Permanent Endowment

What’s an endowment? It is a permanent fund that grows and provides financial resources for years to come and helps secure the future of 4-H in your county. In Jackson County, raising the $25,000 to start the endowment was a true community effort! County Extension...

Real estate is a popular way to make a charitable donation

Real estate is a popular way to make a charitable donation

Donors like Paulette LeCount-Dowden have discovered that making a charitable gift with real estate is a wonderful – and practical - way to donate to an eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization like the Indiana 4-H Foundation. People make charitable gifts by donating:...

A Gift That’s “Sew” Inspiring

A Gift That’s “Sew” Inspiring

If you’ve created a garment from scratch, you know it’s a labor of love! From the first cut of fabric to hand-sewing that final button, every snip and stitch takes focus and patience. The annual 4-H Fashion Revue is a testament to that patience. For many, the...

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