Ottawa, Ontario – September 27, 2018 – This November 7, 4-H Canada is calling on all supporters to share their 4-H pride by participating in Canada’s annual Show Your 4-H Colours Day.
4-H’ers across the country are encouraged to dig into their closets, pull out their favourite green clothing, wear it for the day, and join more than 32,000 4-H youth members and volunteer leaders – along with tens of thousands of alumni, government leaders and partners – in celebrating one of Canada’s leading positive youth development organizations.
In addition to wearing green, as a proud 4-H’er you can show the world what 4-H means to you by visiting www.showyour4hcolours.ca. Here you can share your own stories, photos and videos on the impact of 4-H in your life and why you support 4-H in your community, in your country, and around the world.
You can also demonstrate your 4-H pride by using the #ShowYour4HColours hashtag to share your thoughts and experiences.
Show Your 4-H Colours Day on November 7 is just one of many activities taking place, with green continuing as the theme for the entire month of November. Landmarks across Canada – including Toronto’s iconic CN Tower and Vancouver City Hall – will be lighting up in green in support of 4-H.
“Show Your 4-H Colours is the best possible way to share the positive impact 4-H has had on your life,” said 4-H Canada CEO, Shannon Benner. “We encourage everyone to get out into your communities and use social media to tell your story, so that others can learn about 4-H, its values, and our deep commitment to positive youth development.”
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About 4-H Canada
For over 100 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most highly respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H Canada has close to 25,000 members and more than 7,700 volunteer leaders. Our goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing youth leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world. To learn more about 4-H Canada, please visit 4-h-canada.ca and follow our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.
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