Contra Costa 4-H Program
University of California
Contra Costa 4-H Program

Community Service

Community Service and Civic Pride is instilled in 4-H youth through both club and County-level service projects.  Typically there is one County Community Service activity per month, they are listed below and are announced at individual club meetings.

Contra Costa County 4-H

Community Pride List 2016-2017

October – Support CCC 4H by donating a basket for their Tri-tip dinner fundraiser silent auction www.contracosta4h.org/Events

November – One Warm Coat – donate coats or hold a coat drive. Find more information at   www.onewarmcoat.org

December – Donate toys to Brentwood Regional Community Chest (www.brcchest.org), Toys for tots (toysfortots.org) or Foster Kids through Sleep Train (www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org)

January – Donate food and/or volunteer at your local food bank. www.foodbankccs.org/give-help/volunteer.html

February – Donate and/or volunteer at your local animal shelter or sanctuary. www.co.contra_costa.ca

March – Donate new or gently used books to local school libraries, daycare centers, or doctor’s offices.

April – Donate new school supplies and backpacks to local churches or sleep train for foster kids. www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org

May – Donate small water toys or fun sprinklers to local churches or food banks for the little kids.

June – Donate baby items to a local woman’s shelter for new moms such as Shepherds Gate. www.shepherdsgate.org

 

 

 

Workday at the Fairgrounds

Contra Costa 4-H and our County Fair enjoy a close working relationship; in exchange for volunteer activities at the Fairgrounds 4-H is allowed use of the faciliies for many of our County events.  Our annual "Workday at the Fairgrounds and 4-H Gathering" brings together 4-H families, alumni and friends for a day of volunteer work and a social gathering.

Workday at the Fairgrounds Photo Albums

Workday at the Fairgrounds 2014

Over 70 4-H youth, volunteers and parents spent the morning cleaning and painting at the Fairgrounds!  THEN they helped set up for the Centennial event!  Great event and a great effort by all!

 

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2016 Workday & 4-H Centennial

Over 70 4-H youth, volunteers and parents spent the morning cleaning and painting at the Fairgrounds!   Great event and a great effort by all!

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