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Mini-Grants available to 4-H members enrolled in the My Hands to Larger Service projects

Girl sitting on floor surrounded by donations of plastic shopping bags

Last year, the West Virginia 4-H All Stars generously funded to four mini-grants for West Virginia 4-H  teens/teen leader groups to assist in the planning and completion of a community service project through the My Hands to Larger Service 4-H ProjectThe 2020 projects were diverse and creative. The images shown are from Wood County's Recycled Sleeping Mats for the Homeless project, where the Teen Leaders learned to repurpose plastic shopping bags to make sleep mats for the local homeless population.

December 4-H Updates

You are invited to join a 4-H Special Interest (SPIN) clubs starting the week of January 18, 2021. There are seven different virtual programs lasting 4-6 weeks depending on the topic. Programs are free and offered to all youths in grades 3rd – 12th. 

Choose a topic of interest to you, then register online through ZSuite. To register for a SPIN Club go to and enroll in 4-H with your county. Then select the “event” option to choose the topic.