4-H Walk & Serve Non-Profit Organizations Being Served

Meet some of the diverse organizations being served this year:

4-H Clubs are busy preparing all of the supplies and instructions needed for the projects.

Fantastic Futures 4-H Club

Help make bracelets featuring cultivated pearls and teal beads for the upcoming OCAO survivor and fighter luncheon.

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Ohio's (OCAC) 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.

Fantastic Futures 4-H Club

Help create no-sew bags out of t-shirts and small rectangle pillows to stuff.

Stitched Together is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves foster kids and foster families in the Central Ohio area.

Liberty Bells 4-H Club

Make a rice sock which can be heated in the microwave or cooled in the freezer and then used to help calm pain. Complete the presentation by tying it with a ribbon and instructions for use and putting it in a clear gift bag.

Birthright provides love and support to women facing unplanned pregnancies and is available to women for as long as needed.

Cancer Support Community: To ensure no one has to face cancer alone, their support services are available at no cost through a network of community-based centers, hospitals, oncology practices and other non-profits, as well as online.

Far East 4-H Club

Make an ecobrick using clean and dry plastic which can then be made into benches, table, chairs, structures and more.

Simply Living connects people to learning opportunities that promote sustainability, environmental justice, and our local economy. Making Life Good Together: Creating a compassionate and sustainable world through personal, community and cultural transformation.

K9 Wonder Dogs 4-H Club

Make knotted tug toys and fleece blankets for homeless dogs.

Gigi’s is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to saving homeless dogs. We're improving the lives of more than 6,300 homeless dogs each year. Our state-of-the-art campus and program are designed to get thousands of homeless dogs healthier and ready for adoption. Gigi’s provides 100% free access to vaccines, veterinary care, dental procedures, behavioral support, transportation, and housing to our partner rural shelters and the thousands of dogs in our program.

Great Expectations 4-H Club / Franklin Co. Shooting Sports Club

Put together food and personal hygiene bags and then create a card and write a note to go to an active military family or a veteran needing a hand-up.

M.A.S.H. = Military and Service Heroes Food Pantry and Resource Center is an INDEPENDENT 501(c)(3) non-profit homegrown organization that provides resources to meet personal needs local veterans may have: (ie food and hygiene items, support resources, vocational assistance and more).  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!"

Carousel Riders 4-H Club

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.

Clover Grove 4-H Club

Make Christmas tree ornaments which will then be packaged with REAL fresh cut Christmas trees, boxes, additional ornaments, and tree stands then shipped overseas to military units.

Operation Evergreen is a service project developed by the Ohio Christmas Tree Association members in 1995 to bring Christmas cheer to military units serving overseas- honoring them for the duties they perform overseas.

Lucky Clovers 4-H Club

Help create care packages (toiletries, magazines, "snacks", etc.) which will be sent to active military personnel, including notes thanking them for their service.

The Buckeye Military Moms, a chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America, 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.

Whetstone 4-H'ers Club

Help assemble holiday greeting cards that will be included in food baskets to be distributed to those in senior living centers in the Central Ohio area.

In the best tradition of Settlement Houses, the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources 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.

Clovers Forever 4-H Club

Embellish drawstring bags which will then be stuffed with journals, pens and a pillow to distribute to 3 pediatric transplant centers in OH.

Enduring Hearts is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to funding innovative research aimed at improving the lives of children living with transplanted hearts. Our goal is to one day make a transplant the cure, and last a lifetime for every child that needs a new heart. This is why Enduring Hearts is the only nonprofit solely dedicated to research that helps kids with heart transplants live longer, healthier lives.

Grove City Clover Crew 4-H Club

Make small stuffed toys.

Moms2B strives to empower women in high-risk neighborhoods to deliver full term, healthy babies by providing prenatal education and social support. Moms2B is an innovative, community-based pregnancy program for low-income women established by The Ohio State University in 2010.

Let's Get Better Together 4-H Club

Make a bath bomb which will then be distributed to First Responders and Nurses.

The Ohio Nurses Foundation is the charitable arm of the Ohio Nurses Association whose mission is to advance nursing through education, research and scholarships.

Blue Ribbon 4-H Club

Help make PLARN mats for the homeless.

Hope Ministries

ABOUT

Come and impact Central Ohio by helping complete hands-on service projects that will benefit over 10 non-profit organizations. Great event for families, scouts, troops, students needing community service hours, church groups, individuals, and anyone with a heart to serve.