October 11, 2021

News Release

Fall 2021 Paper Clover Graphic

For Immediate Release

EDITOR'S NOTE: Members of the media may contact Jeannette Rea Keywood of the Rutgers 4‑H Youth Development Program by phone at 609-827-0199 or by email at 609-827-0199 or by email at reakeywood@njaes.rutgers.edu.

Fall 2021 National 4-H Paper Clover Event Continues until October 17

The Fall 20214‑H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC) started on October 6 and will continue until Sunday, October 17. This event marks the eleventh year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting national and state 4-H programming.

Shoppers at any of the 26 Tractor Supply Company stores located in New Jersey will have the opportunity to support the New Jersey 4‑H Program by choosing to make a donation at the checkout while at a store. Funds raised will be donated to 4‑H and will support scholarships for 4‑H leadership experiences.

The Paper Clover fundraiser is a significant part of Tractor Supply Company’s support of 4‑H programs throughout the more than 1,900 communities, located in 49 states, we serve,” said Christi Korzekwa, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Tractor Supply Company. “We are proud to be able to provide essential funding to state 4‑H programs. These programs make a positive impact on young people that last a lifetime. The continued success of the Tractor Supply Paper Clover fundraiser demonstrates the importance of our 4‑H partnership with our customers, team members and communities.”

New Jersey Tractor Supply Company stores are located in Allentown, Blairstown, Bordentown, Bridgeton, Buena, Egg Harbor Township, Flanders, Hammonton, Hewitt, Hillsborough, Little Egg Harbor, Logan Township, Middletown, Monroe, Monroe Township, Newton, Pilesgrove, Ringoes, Rio Grande, Sicklerville, Southampton, Sussex, Tinton Falls, Vineland, Waretown, and Washington.

The 4‑H Youth Development Program is part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. 4‑H educational programs are offered to all youth, grades K–13 (one year out of high school), on an age-appropriate basis, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, marital status, domestic partnership status, military service, veteran status and any other category protected by law. If you would like more information on how you can become involved in 4‑H, contact the 4‑H office in the county in which you reside or visit the website at nj4h.rutgers.edu.

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Cooperating Agencies: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Boards of County Commissioners. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, is an qual opportunity program provider and employer.

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