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Advancing the mission of MU Extension
The next 100 years

Owen Fox, retired MU Extension specialist
Couple forges new link in chain of giving

After 37 years with MU Extension, retiree Owen Fox (pictured at the beginning and end of his career) and his wife, Vera, continue to give back by donating to the Excellence in Extension Fund. Read more

Three people walking through the community of Hangberg in South Africa
Award funds multifaceted South African experience

Letitia Johnson traveled to South Africa to further MU Extension’s relationship with the University of Western Cape. Professional and program development were the goals, cultural lessons were a bonus. Read more

MU Extension's distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities and economies by producing relevant, reliable and responsive educational strategies that enhance access to the resources and research of the University of Missouri. For the past 100 years, we have fulfilled that mission in countless ways.

MU Extension provides relevant youth education. In 2012, MU Extension engaged more than 282,000 young Missourians in skill-building activities and programs through 4-H, including Robotics Camp, where they compete to build the best robot while learning how robotics and mapping technologies improve agriculture.

MU Extension trains reliable community leaders. In 2012, MU Extension Master Gardeners made an estimated $2.86 million impact on their communities through their more than 145,000 volunteer hours.

MU Extension quickly responds to disasters. In 2011, MU Extension responded proactively to the Joplin tornado by establishing, in partnership with others, an emergency Business Recovery Center that served more than 500 Joplin business owners.

We invite you to be a part of our relevant, reliable and responsive work. When you give to MU Extension, you help improve lives, communities and economies throughout the state. For more information on the impact of MU Extension on the lives of Missourians, see our annual report.

Please consider University of Missouri Extension when determining where to direct your charitable dollars. Your donation can help ensure the next 100 years of MU Extension's success.

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