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4-H clover Nancy Hegland: Why I give to 4-H

October 12, 2020

When Nancy Hegland was growing up, Minnesota 4-H was an important part of her life — and today, her three children participate. “It’s an organization that has brought me joy in my profession for 30 years,” says Hegland, youth development program leader at University of Minnesota Extension and a member of the systemwide Faculty Staff Campaign Advisory Committee.

Watch a short video of Hegland talking about why she and her husband give to several areas within 4-H, including youth leadership. 

Nancy Hegland in youth with her heifer
Nancy Hegland with her heifer, Miss Summit

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Now is the perfect time to join the community of faculty and staff donors by making your gift to a program that is important to you. Every gift counts toward the Driven campaign. Learn more, see stories about faculty and staff donors, and make your gift at driven.umn.edu/together.  To those that have made a gift, or who support the campaign through payroll deduction, thank you!

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