4H Youth Contribute Face Coverings, Learn To Be Leaders

Andrew Triviso, a 4H member, delivers face coverings to the Calexico Fire Department recently. 4H youth from throughout the Imperial Valley prepared face coverings and mask kits as part of their leadership project. The youth in the program delivered the masks to first responders and essential workers around the Valley.
Photo courtesy 4H program

Fourteen-year-old Shelbee Rolfe of El Centro has been busy these last few weeks cutting fabric to form into face coverings and even went as far as to prepare a video to teach others how to prepare the masks following Center for Disease Control guidelines.

She’s not alone. Rolfe, a member of the Verde 4H Club, has teamed with
4H youth from throughout the Imperial Valley to prepare face coverings and face
covering kits in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic to help first responders
and others providing essential services.

Recently, the 4H youth delivered some 1,500 completed masks to first

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