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What is your 4-H Story?

Whether you are a former member, a volunteer or a supporter, your 4-H experience is part of a larger story illustrating 100 years of impact in California.  As we've discovered, every story has a unique and personal message, conveying the ways in which 4-H has helped young people and adults to discover their passions, follow their dreams, become engaged citizens and contribute to their communities. When woven together, these individual reflections reveal why 4-H continues to hold a special place in the hearts of more than a million Californians and remains deeply rooted in the fabric of our communities.

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Volunteer and Alumni Profiles

Learn more about the amazing individuals who have shared their 4-H stories. Some are former members and volunteers; others continue their involvement with 4-H today!


Joe is an excellent example of citizenship learned in 4-H. Read More>


Keith illustrates a lifetime of the 4-H pledge to give back. Read More>


Kelly embodies the 4-H commitment to community service. Read More>


Virginia shares her story of a lifelong connection with 4-H. Read More>


Donna speaks on learning and giving as a highlight of her 4-H experience. Read More >


Meet a horse lover who purchased her own horse at 13. Read More >


Victoria describes her experience as a pursuit. Read More >


Jeannine continues to implement skills 4-H taught her. Read More >


4-H helped David to reach his dream. Read More >

Alice and Diane

4-H shaped the lives of these sisters who take community service seriously. Read More >


Jeanne's years as an active 4-H member prepared her for a challenging career. Read More>


John's story demonstrates how 4-H gave him the skills and confidence to pursue his dreams. Read More>


Nicholas attributes his pursuit of a law degree to the public speaking skills he learned in 4-H. Read More>

Christopher Irion

Discover the story behind the Faces of 4-H Gallery. Read More>