Wright County’s 4-H clubs will be hosting a Festival of Trees in Clarion to support Iowa charities. Each of the six clubs and the teen council have picked an organization to support.
The Christmas trees are now on display at Heartland Museum in Clarion (appointments required). There will be free public viewings on two afternoons: Sunday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 19 from 1-4 p.m. Each of the six 4-H clubs will host for one hour. The most current Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. Visitors will be required to wear a face covering and maintain six feet between non-family groups.
The North East Wright club will be donating to Buddy’s Pantry at the elementary school in Belmond. This organization is focused on helping local families with food assistance. 4-Hers will be donating non-perishable food items.
The P.I.G. club will be donating to Blank Children’s Hospital. This hospital supports young children when undergoing medical procedures. Wright County P.I.G. will be donating toys and gifts.
The Lake Clovers will be donating to the Wright County Humane Society. The Clovers will be donating dry dog and cat food.
Members of Dayton Lake will be making a cash donation to Special Olympics Iowa. This charity helps disabled Iowa athletes to be able to participate in the games.
The Liberty Pathfinders will be donating books to Little Free Library. This charity works to improve literacy and accessibility to communities with limited access to books.
The Wright Warriors will be donating to the Lotus Project. This charity is focused on supporting women and families in need. The Wright Warriors will be donating household items.
The Teen Council will be donating pop can tabs to Ronald McDonald House Charities. This organization gives families with sick children a place to stay.
The most current Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. Visitors will be required to wear a face covering and maintain six feet between non-family groups.