Hello 4-H Division, Our new overall State Fair Foundation campaign total is $3,312,849.17,
with the 4-H Division passing its halfway fundraising point with $271,132.25!!!
This 4-H Division total has more than doubled since the State Fair just a
month ago!! Congratulations on all your collaborative work throughout the
If you have not visited the Foundation website lately, you will
find a button for downloading the new red brochure - at www.sdstatefairfoundation.com. Let any
interested potential donors know!
Congratulations to Beadle County 4-H - they have been raising
funds for a few years for the campaign, and have reached $119,050 to date!
These funds will go toward their county 4-H office in the new
One idea that a county 4-H group is doing is placing empty pop
bottles with a cut-out coin/bill slot in convenience stores, grocery stores,
etc. with a sign on them about the exhibit hall. This is an easy activity
to add to any fundraising plan because it is simple and does not take long to
Engraved bricks are coming to each county mid-October in order for you to show
people in your area what the bricks will look like. This should encourage
even more buy-in from your neighbors and friends. Talk to your county 4-H
office to borrow the brick. Attached is a photo of a brick to show people
if they are wondering what they will look like. They are Sioux Quartzite
6 inch by 9 inch paver stones
We have made some updates to the brick policies,
so links to new sheets on public bricks and 4-H bricks are below.
4-H Division Bricks
Bricks Info Sheet
Updates: Now, businesses can invest in bricks, and if a
donation of $3,000 is made, three bricks are provided rather than just one.
We have been provided a tractor lease opportunity to raffle,
compliments of Titan Machinery!
A Case IH Maxxum 125 Tractor with loader is available for 100
hours for the winner.
The winner will be selected December 15, and the lease will begin
Tickets are $50 each, or 3 for $100.
This is a great, already-set-up fundraising tool for any 4-H
group, and you can raise funds very quickly!
Some 4-H groups are raffling tickets off during 4-H Recognition
night or at other activities.
Let me know if you would like some raffle tickets, and I will get
you set up!
Attached is a sign about the raffle.