Iowa 4-H Foundation

Lee County 4-H is Recipient of Significant Estate Gift

April 30, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    

The estate of Dale Wilson makes significant contribution to the Lee County 4-H Program

AMES, Iowa – Lee County 4-H has recently received a significant gift from estate of the late Dale Wilson. Mr. Wilson was an active community member and committed supporter of many community organizations, including the 4-H Program.

“Through this gift, Mr. Wilson leaves a legacy of commitment and belief in the future,” said Emily Saveraid, Executive Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. “His generosity will impact future generation of 4-H’ers for years to come.”

This gift will be used to create a permanent endowment through the Iowa 4-H Foundation to provide perpetual support for the 4-H Program in Lee County. Each year, this fund will support current and future 4-H’ers in Lee County and increase the capacity of staff to support youth.

“We are very appreciative for the commitment to 4-H Mr. Wilson made through this gift,” said Saveraid. “An estate gift is a wonderful way to leave a legacy while benefiting the 4-H Program and the community. Commitments to 4-H like this, help the program grow and youth to thrive.”

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About the Iowa 4-H Foundation

The Iowa 4-H Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and provides the private financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs throughout the state of Iowa. In addition, the Foundation funds financial aid, college scholarships, & state and national recognition opportunities. These opportunities help young people enhance their ability to use critical thinking, leadership, communication, and social skills – tools that will give them a competitive edge in their future endeavors.


For More Information:

Emily Saveraid, Iowa 4-H Foundation Executive Director, (515) 294-1552

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