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Donate to the 4-H Flood Relief Campaign through the New York State 4-H Foundation

November 21, 2011

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Donate to the 4-H Flood Relief Campaign Tropical Storms Irene and Lee left massive flood damage in their wakes across huge sections of New York. Counties from the northeast corner to the southeast region and central New York have experienced flood damage. The devastation of the flooding has displaced 4-H’ers, CCE employees, and volunteers. 4-H families have lost buildings and equipment. 4-H members and entire clubs have lost animals, barns, and materials needed to care for their animals. Some County fairgrounds have sustained major damage to 4-H/Youth buildings, barns and pens.

Donations can be made to help 4-H’ers get back on their feet and their 4-H programs get moving again by donating to the 4-H Flood Relief Campaign through the New York State 4-H Foundation. 4-H in the following counties can be helped by donations to this campaign: Broome, Clinton, Essex, Fulton/Montgomery, Saratoga, Schoharie, Sullivan, Tioga, and Ulster.

Donors may designate gifts to a particular county or counties. Any undesignated gifts will be divided equally among the above counties.

Tax-deductible donations may be made:

  • Online via credit card by visiting the NYS 4-H Foundation website. In the “Designation” box, please state “Flood Relief” and the name of any county/counties where you want your gift to go.
  • By mail – via credit card or check. Donation forms may be downloaded from the Foundation website. Or, simply mail a check to the Foundation at 248 Grant Ave., Suite II-A, Auburn, NY 13021. Be sure to indicate that the gift is for “Flood Relief” and specify any county/counties to which you wish to designate your gift.
  • By Phone via credit card - call the Foundation Office at 315-702-8242 with your credit card information and they will process your gift.

For more information, contact the Foundation at 315-702-8242 or

The 4-H Flood Relief Fundraising Campaign is a partnership effort between the NYS 4-H Foundation and NYS 4-H.

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