Friends of Buffalo County 4-H


Make A Contribution Today to Illustrate Your Support of 100 Years of Wisconsin 4-H!

The Buffalo County 4-H Trust Fund Board was established in the fall of 1992 for the purpose of supporting 4-H leadership, activities and the development of youth. The board was primarily made up of non-4-H volunteers from within Buffalo County who are interested in quality youth programs and who have the skills and experience to offer the board as it manages funds. The majority of the funds in the trust were one-time gift donations, memorials, or bequests.

Recently, the Buffalo County 4-H Trust Fund Board applied for 501(c)3 status as the Friends of Buffalo County 4-H, Inc. to better communicate their mission. John Stettler said of the organization’s new identity, “I am excited for others to know that there are many ‘Friends of Buffalo County 4-H’ and, like myself, are eager to give back to youth in our communities.” In 2021, the trust was dissolved and assets transferred to Friends of Buffalo County 4-H, Inc.

The interest accrued through Friends of Buffalo County 4-H, Inc. will be provided annually to the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association so that they may continue to provide financial support to 4-H youth as they travel to places such as National Space Camp, Washington D.C., Atlanta, and other exciting and new places throughout the world on educational and leadership development trips.  Buffalo County 4-H youth are also impacted each year by Friends of Buffalo County 4‑H, Inc. dollars for 4-H events like National Youth Science Day, 4-H Camp, 4-H Afterschool and the Festival of Arts.

The Friends of Buffalo County 4-H has new materials to share with 4‑H alumni and supporting businesses including a web presence and brochure for contributors.

Friends of Buffalo County 4-H Brochure


Friends of Buffalo County 4-H Board Members

Linda Larson (Nelson)

John Stettler (Fountain City)

Greg Sage (Nelson)

Steve Nelson (Mondovi)

Fay Passow (Cochrane)

Bob Major (Alma)

Ileana Garcia-Soto (Mondovi)

Barb Traun (Durand)

Annie Lisowski, 4-H Youth Development Educator (Fountain City)

Olivia Taylor, 4-H Youth Representative (Mondovi)



Please send your name, address, phone and email with a check made payable to Friends of Buffalo County 4-H to:

Division of Extension
Friends of Buffalo County 4-H
407 S. Second St.
Box 276
Alma, WI 54610-0276
Telephone: (608) 685-6256

A tax-deduction receipt is provided to the contributor at the name and address provided.



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