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Mental Health Grant Awarded to Iowa 4-H SWITCH, a Collaborative School Wellness Initiative

September 20, 2023, 8:30 am | Sydney Peterson, Laura Paulsen, Sally Shaver DuBois

SWITCH, an innovative school wellness initiative, has received additional funding from the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health at the University of Iowa. SWITCH is a collaborative effort of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development and an interdisciplinary research team at Iowa State. Currently schools may enroll in SWITCH for the 2023-2024 school year.

ISU Extension and Outreach Programs Receive $25,000 from Iowa Total Care

August 16, 2023, 11:36 am | Katie Sorrell, Alicia Herzog

Growing Together Iowa and the Iowa Master Gardener Program, two Iowa State University Extension and Outreach complementary projects, have received $25,000 from Iowa Total Care. The donation will help to support training scholarships and a statewide community garden initiative that provides fresh produce to local food pantries.