Community service

The Department of Agriculture provides grants for youth community service projects, including some in the Heartland

(KFVS) – The Department of Agriculture has provided grants to help 4-H and FFA youth service projects, including some Heartland students.

There were 16 youth groups across Missouri who received grants from the Department of Agriculture’s 2022 Building Our American Communities grant program.

Among the groups is the FFA chapter of the Portageville School District in New Madrid County.

In 4-H clubs, this includes Farrar Hawthrone 4-H in Perry County.

“We’re proud to play a small part in these great 4-H and FFA student-led projects,” said Director Chinn. “Fairgrounds, parks and public squares across the state have benefited from the hard work and community spirit of these students. I applaud their efforts to make a difference in their communities.

The complete list of FFA chapters includes:

  • Sheldon FFA (Vernon County)
  • NEVC FFA (Vernon County)
  • Portageville School District FFA (New Madrid County)
  • Ste. Geneviève FFA (County of Sainte-Geneviève)
  • Warrenton FFA (Warren County)
  • Macon FFA (County of Macon)
  • California FFA (Moniteau County)
  • FFA Polo (Caldwell County)

The complete list of 4-H clubs includes:

  • Learn A Do 4-H (Barton County)
  • City Clover 4-H (Barton County)
  • Cass County Youth 4-H Garden Club, Belton, Cass County
  • Shamrock 4-H (Moniteau County)
  • Macon Easy Riders 4-H (Macon County)
  • Macon County 4-H (Macon County)
  • Farrar Hawthrone 4-H (Perry County)
  • Trailblazers 4-H Polo (Caldwell County)

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