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Wyoming 4-H Foundation Increases Donations to Counties


December 5, 2013 — Wyoming State 4-H Foundation donations to counties increased by more than $53,000 in fiscal year 2013 for a total of $241,041.

4-H is the youth educational program administered by the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Applied Science. The foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises funds for the 4-H program, says UW 4-H Program Coordinator Johnathan Despain.

“Its sole purpose is to generate income, take in donations and do fundraising to support the 4-H programming efforts,” he says.

There are more than 7,000 Wyoming 4-H'ers. The foundation and the 4-H program work to expose these youths to subjects such as animal science, technology and natural resources. 4-H'ers gain life skills such as self-confidence and problem solving. 

The $53,000 increase in FY13 was due, in part, to successful fundraising events, but also due to a long-term benefactor who died and left a large amount to the foundation.

Benefit totals (to nearest dollar) to counties this year are:

Albany -- $15,549

Big Horn -- $16,952

Campbell -- $13,616

Carbon -- $5,520

Converse -- $9,185

Crook -- $16,006

Fremont -- $9,034

Goshen -- $17,861

Hot Springs -- $979

Johnson -- $6,010

Laramie -- $14,068

Lincoln -- $7,496

Natrona -- $5,960

Niobrara -- $9,925

Park -- $5,879

Platte -- $4,039

Sheridan -- $14,181

Sublette -- $25,226

Sweetwater -- $2,932

Teton -- $13,841

Uinta -- $19,154

Washakie -- $3,224

Weston -- $5,404

Photo:
Uinta County 4-H members work on an animal science skill-a-thon project. More than 7,000 youths statewide participate in 4-H programs.

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