Community Service

Shenandoah SNUG Prom

A Night to Remember

For most people, going to prom is the culmination of their teenage years, with the flashing cameras, elegant outfits, and hours of dancing and revelry. But for some, attending prom isn’t always in the cards. Indiana’s Shenandoah FFA Chapter, the 2014 National FFA Model of Innovation winner for community service, has been hosting seasonal parties... Read more »... Read more »
South Carolina Strawberry Festival

Pig Race for a Cure

When the Nation Ford FFA Chapter from South Carolina saw a chance to help a member of their community and raise money for a good cause, they jumped at the opportunity. “The South Carolina Strawberry Festival was established in 2010 as a community event for the town of Fort Mill,” says FFA chapter advisor Lee... Read more »... Read more »
ROLLA FFA, ND FFA history

Gone But Not Forgotten

North Dakota’s FFA history is in good hands with the Rolla FFA Chapter. These students have devoted themselves to researching and documenting the histories of FFA chapters from the past, whether they were the victims of school closings, consolidated schools, or lack of funding or teachers. The chapter has named this project “Gone, but not... Read more »... Read more »
DAYTON FFA, TX Sugar Shaker 5K

Sugar Shaker 5K

To raise awareness and money for adult diabetes, members of the Dayton FFA participated in the Sugar Shaker 5K Run. The chapter members helped with setting up, registration and manning the water stations along the running route. The fight to beat diabetes is particularly close to their hearts because one of their FFA members is... Read more »... Read more »
Cherryvale FFA salvation army angel tree

Salvation Army Angel Tree

The Cherryvale FFA Chapter truly lived to serve during the holiday season by sponsoring children from the Salvation Army Angel Tree. The chapter raffled off a handmade FFA T-shirt quilt donated by Leona “Grandma” Smedly to raise money for the cause. Proceeds from the raffle were used to buy Christmas gifts for eight different children... Read more »... Read more »
Cape May Tech FFA Operation Osprey

Operation Osprey

Following in her father’s footsteps, Hanna Toft, second-generation Cape May Tech natural sciences teacher and FFA advisor, rallied her FFA members to protect a local treasure – the osprey. This majestic creature is an iconic fixture over New Jersey skies and a main attraction for the $522 million ecotourism industry in Cape May County. The... Read more »... Read more »
Guide god training

Puppy Love: FFA Members Train Guide Dogs for the Blind

Everyone thinks of puppies as cuddly playmates and loyal companions, but for visually impaired individuals, a puppy can open the door to rich life full of mobility and experiences. Members of Centennial FFA, Mayfield FFA and the Las Cruces High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) in New Mexico came together to assist in the... Read more »... Read more »
Altha Middle FFA Recycling Project

Altha Middle FFA Starts a Recycling Revolution

Homework, fliers, binder paper, hall passes. What happens to all that paper once the notes are taken, class is over and the grades are in? Members of the Altha Middle FFA chapter from Florida were shocked to discover how much paper waste their school produced, and that none of it was being recycled. In the... Read more »... Read more »
Special Goats program

Special Goats

Big hearts make big differences, and Righetti FFA members recently touched the lives of many of their own classmates. The members invited their friends from the Righetti Special Olympics program to participate in a local fair by teaching them the basics of caring for and showing goats. The FFA chapter plans to continue the Special... Read more »... Read more »
Prosser FFA members raise money for Ag teacher

A Friend, Indeed

When Prosser FFA members learned of their agriculture teacher Denine Trump’s breast cancer diagnosis, they rallied around her for support. At the age of 33, Trump was facing expensive treatments. Two of the Prosser FFA chapter members auctioned off a benefit lamb for $22,500, with proceeds going toward Trump’s traveling and out-of-pocket treatment expenses. The... Read more »... Read more »
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