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State Service Projects

This year's State Service Projects are directed by your State 4-H Leadership Council.

In 2016, Oklahoma 4-H Members raised $13,760.77 to help Oklahoma kids.

From left to right, Children's Hospital Foundation Senior Director Evelyn Schaefer, 2015-16 Oklahoma 4-H State Secretary Hayley Pryor, and Rachel Leslie. Rachel spoke at the 2016 Oklahoma 4-H State Roundup about how her family benefited from the Children's Hospital Foundation. Hayley is presenting a check for $13,760.77 that Oklahoma 4-H raised.

Change for CHANGE

Every piece of change counts! It's simple; CHANGE the life of a child, family or research by collecting loose "change" at meetings, events and activities for the Oklahoma Children's Hospital Foundation.

Our goal is to help the Foundation to raise the funds necessary to bring services to rural Oklahoma, think how many more youth can be served with something like loose change.
During the coming year set up container at home or bring one to club meetings or county events to collect loose change. Even the council members do this at their quarterly meetings. It is amazing how fast the change adds up.

Books Presentation 2016

Pictured is members of the 2016-17 Oklahoma 4-H State Council and Past State President Steven Baringer presenting representatives from Children's Hospital with over 1,500 books that were collected collectively by Oklahoma 4-H members.


Research shows reading aloud to young children promotes brain development, strengthens family bonds and helps youth excel in school. Oklahoma 4-H is teaming up with the Children's Hospital Foundation to collect books so every infant staying in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will have a book their family can read during their stay and to take home.

Pull for Kids is not included in the 2016-2017 State Council service projects. However, we still encourage collecting pull tabs to those who enjoyed the project.