2020 4-H Walk & Serve Non-Profit Organizations being served

Meet the diverse organizations that are being served on April 4, 2020.

This is a page in progress until all 15 non-profit organizations are showcased.

4-H Clubs are busy preparing all of the supplies and instructions needed in order for you to feel confident approaching the stations to do the hands-on project.

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Ohio

We will be making tie blankets from teal and purple fleece for women who have been newly diagnosed.

OCAO's mission is to promote early detection of ovarian cancer with advocacy, education, awareness, and public outreach to improve outcomes and help save lives. We also work to support women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer as well as their family members.

At the 4-H Walk & Serve - Help create an amazing activity bag for patients experiencing an extended stay at Children's Hospital.

The purpose of Patches of Light is to help families remain with their sick child during treatments, hospitalizations, and recovery. This is accomplished primarily by paying past due bills, financial needs, and different forms of encouragement.

At the 4-H Walk & Serve - make a multipurpose item to help calm pain. Create a rice sock which can be a heated in the microwave or cooled in the freezer. Complete the presentation by putting tying it with a ribbon and instructions for use, putting it in a clear gift bag, with a final touch.

Birthright provides love and support to women facing unplanned pregnancies.

Cancer Support Community - their purpose is so that no one has to face cancer alone.

At the 4-H Walk & Serve - make a sturdy dog toy and/or make a dog blanket.

Gigi’s partners with Columbus Humane to connect shelters that have an abundance of homeless dogs with shelters that have an unmet capacity to get dogs adopted into great homes.

At the 4-H Walk & Serve - choose an unstuffed toy, turn it right side out, and stuff it until it is filled just right. Then close it up so it can be provided to hospitals and emergency personnel to comfort children.

The mission of Touching Little Lives is to make and distribute free of charge handmade items to preemie and needy newborns in Ohio, along with providing new handmade toys for children that may have nothing to comfort them during an emergency situation.

At the 4-H Walk & Serve - assemble Soup-er bags by putting all necessary ingredients to make a big, tasty pot of soup along the recipe for an active military family or a veteran needing a hand-up.

M.A.S.H. = Military and Service Heroes Pantry is an INDEPENDENT Non-profit 501(c)(3) Charitable FOOD PANTRY, OUTREACH & RESOURCE - serving Veterans, Armed Forces, their families and Survivors of the Columbus Metropolitan area. “NO Veteran, Military Family, or Survivor will go without….at least not on OUR WATCH!!”

At the 4-H Walk & Serve - dye a silk scarf using special tissue paper - a unique technique that will surely brighten someone who is battling cancer.

The purpose of the American Cancer Society: we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and be conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.

Hilliard Food Pantry

At the 4-H Walk & Serve -Using the Pantry Panic 4-H project (geared towards making meals from items received at a food pantry) as a springboard, the club is planning three dishes and ingredients with recipes. Items will be bagged and delivered to the pantry for local distribution.

The Hilliard Food Pantry helps families and individuals who need a hand-up during difficult times.

At the 4-H Walk & Serve - help assemble a protein pack that includes several food items and a few treats, and then write a personal note that will encourage the military recipient.

The Buckeye Military Moms, the name of the central Ohio group of the Blue Star Mothers, are Mothers who have Sons and/or Daughters who are currently serving or have served in any Branch of the U.S. Military -- Supporting each other, our children and our families.

At the 4-H Walk & Serve follow the simple directions to make a fleece hat for less fortunate.

In the best tradition of Settlement Houses, the Clintonville/Beechwold Community Resource Center responds to the needs of our diverse community to foster safer, healthier and empowered lives. Our vision is to be the “go to” agency for services, resources, and advocacy in Clintonville and Beechwold areas.

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Come and impact Central Ohio by helping complete hands-on service projects that will benefit over 15 non-profit organizations. Great event for families, scouts, troupes, students needing community service hours, church groups, individuals, and anyone with a heart to serve.