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Tractor Supply kicks off 4-H fundraiser

Apr 09, 2018

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Tractor Supply Company is hosting its ninth year of Paper Clover, a fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth in partnership with National 4-H Council.

Beginning Thursday and to April 22, Iowa Tractor Supply customers can participate in the Paper Clover fundraiser by purchasing a paper clover — the emblem of 4-H — for a donation during checkout at their local store or by making a purchase online at TractorSupply.com. The funds raised will be awarded to Iowa 4-H youth as scholarships to attend camps and leadership conferences.

“Every Paper Clover donation directly contributes to the growth and development of 4-H youth,” said Christi Korzekwa, senior vice president of marketing at Tractor Supply Company.

Since its start in 2010, the partnership between Tractor Supply and 4-H has generated more than $13 million in essential funding. Last year the Paper Clover fundraiser, which takes place in the spring and fall, saw a record-breaking year with more than $1.8 million raised.

Fundraising efforts from Paper Clover fund scholarships for numerous state level 4-H programs nationwide, and every Iowa donation benefits Iowa youth.

“4-H continues to empower America’s youth with hands-on learning and education programs that encompass skills like responsibility, resiliency and hard work,” said Jennifer Sirangelo, president and CEO, National 4-H Council. “Thanks to our partnership with Tractor Supply Company, its team members and the communities it serves, the Paper Clover promotion gives more youth the opportunity to experience and benefit from 4-H.”

Iowa 4-H clubs are encouraged to contact a Tractor Supply store to participate during the in-store fundraiser. Those who participate with their local store are eligible to win a $100 Tractor Supply gift card through the Paper Clover Participation Sweepstakes. For more information on how to enter the sweepstakes, visit www.TractorSupply.com/4h.

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