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Jim Kemp and 4-H State Ambassador

Jim Kemp’s gifts give boost to 4-H Ambassadors

“Treat all people the same, no matter where they live,” says lifelong advocate for 4-H. Read the story

David and Linda Werner with Extension dean Bev Durgan

Gift helps 4-H’ers make their own state fair memories

David and Linda Werner endowment reduces financial barriers. Read the story

Livestock judging team

Jack Morris: Giving youth skills to succeed through 4-H livestock judging

Livestock judging teaches critical thinking, decision making and more. Read the story

Marv Bauer

Giving Spotlight: Marv Bauer

Gift honors Jean Bauer, supports new Extension faculty in family development. More

Men looking at lights

McKnight Foundation awards grants for cleaner energy

Extension and CERTs foster Midwest energy leadership. More

Jean Illsley Clarke

Growing confident, capable kids

Jean Illsley Clarke donates funds and expertise to help families. More

Donald Grant

Glyndon Farms family boosts 4-H STEM with memorial fund

A fund established in Donald W. Grant's memory supports 4-H in Clay County. More

Pam Hartley

Planting seeds for gardening success

Pam Hartley has created an endowment fund to support Master Gardener education. More

Curt Chergosky

A gift for the ages

Curt Chergosky's gift honors his late fiancée, 4-H program coordinator Andrea Ruesch. More

Mary Page

A voice for rural Minnesota

The family of Mary Page honors her memory in a way that is as action-oriented as she was. More

yough doing science project

Making math and science meaningful for Ojibwe youth

Gifts build powerful connections between academics and culture. More

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