Enhancing Quality of Life

Healing gardens, clean waterways, engaging public radio and television programs, and wide-open community-focused campuses. We’re covering the map with programs and services designed to educate, protect, inform, entertain and improve Wisconsin lives.

$440m
combined value of facilities
117,539
community members attended events on local campuses
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ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 661

See how our institutions are enhancing quality of life throughout Wisconsin:


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Elsbeth

I have gotten to experience numerous life changing experiences through UW-Extension programs. More specifically, my involvement in 4H has become a part of my identity.


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Kyle G

When I was younger, my Boy Scouts troop disbanded for various reason, so then I decided to join 4-H. That decision was the greatest of my life. It opened doors, made me friends, and help me set goals that still carry me through college today.


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Kelly T

UW-Extension has touched my life for 5 decades. I was an avid 4-H'er as I grew up and have supported and participated with other families children and now my grand kids.


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Benji K

UW-Extension's nutrition education program has been awesome for my 1st grade class. We received so many positive comments during parent-teacher conferences. One family stated that they now eat whole wheat bread because their daughter tried it in our class. Thanks Ms. Evelyn!!


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Benjamin K

My dad bought me a calf when I was 6 years old. This sparked my interest in 4-H and showing animals. Since then, 4-H has truly changed my life with opportunities and experiences that I wouldn't have gotten anywhere else.


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Jessica L

I registered my children in 4-H to have all of them in one organization. It has been a great opportunity for them and for myself to try and learn new things, as well as form new friendships in our new 4-H family.


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David W

I joined 4-H when I was 6 years old and ever since I have met a bunch of new people from all over Wisconsin. 4-H has really helped me improve my leadership and public speaking skills. 4-H is a very cool experience that everyone needs to try.


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Amy M

I did not grow up in 4-H,  but joined when our oldest daughter was 6 years old. She joined as a Cloverbud and I joined as a leader. That was 19 years ago.


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Libby W

I joined 4-H in 5th grade as a shy little girl. Progressively, I realized 4-H was my passion, and now I'm a confident, outgoing girl who has been traveling with 4-H, a youth leader, a member of LC, and so much more!


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