Tuesday, November 28th, is #GivingTuesday, a day where we come together to philanthropically support the organizations we believe in – like New York State 4-H! This year, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match every contribution made through Facebook on #GivingTuesday. This is an exciting opportunity to double the impact of your end-of-year giving!
We invite you to take part and Give to Grow True Leaders on #GivingTuesday.
1. Follow our Facebook page to see updates on Giving Tuesday.https://www.facebook.com/NYS4HFoundation/
2. Make a tax-deductible contribution on November 28th using the donate button on our Facebook page or by following the links we post.
3. Share our posts with your network to spread the word and encourage others to participate and Give to Grow True Leaders.
You can also give on our website at: www.nys4hfoundation.org/donate
All gifts – no matter the size – make a difference. Together, we can continue to Grow True Leaders through New York State 4-H.
Do you know kids who love science and fun science activities?
4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues.
This year’s challenge was developed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln and incorporates the fast-evolving field of wearable technology, teaching kids to not only use technology but create it. During the innovative, hands-on project, these future engineers must work together to design, build and refine a wearable health-tracking device that is easy-to-use and aesthetically appealing.
Career Explorations is a three-day event for youth on the Cornell University campus. The purpose of this conference is to provide youth with exposure to academic fields and career exploration, to develop leadership skills, to provide hands-on experience in a college setting and to introduce you to Cornell University. The event is made up of two grade specific tracts: University U for youth entering grades 8-9 and Focus for Teens for youth entering grades 10-12.
Conference Date: June 27-29, 2017
Location: Cornell University
Participant Arrival: 10 AM – 12:00 PM on June 27
Departure: 2:30 PM on June 29
Cost: $260 per person Please note: transportation to and from the event is at the participant’s own expense. Some CCE Associations charge additional fees to cover these transportation & chaperone expenses.
Registration: Opens March 27, closes June 1, 2017
University U: teens entering 8th – 9th grades
Focus for Teens: teens entering 10th – 12th grades
This 1st Annual Foundation Feast will highlight the accomplishments of the Foundation and NYS 4-H over the past year. Come and connect with old 4-H friends, and make some new ones!
RSVP here or by calling the Foundation office at (315) 702-8242 by November 4th.
Nosa Akol- 2015 Youth in Action Award winner, Broome Co.
Sean Flynn- 4-H Innovator Award winner, Orange Co.
Salute to Excellence Volunteer Recognition Award Winners:
John King, Tioga Co.- Volunteer of the Year
Ron Niedermaier, Livingston Co. - Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer