Through its outreach programs, FFA encourages its members and advisors to use their knowledge and skills to serve others.
FFA outreach programs help to teach elementary school students where their food comes from. They help to teach older students and adults about the importance of the agriculture industry. They help the public understand the important role that science and technology plays in producing our food, lending a helping hand to those in need.
Food For America is an educational program focusing on agricultural literacy in elementary schools and communities. It is a program developed to assist FFA members and all agricultural education students in leadership skill development as they reach out to youth, peers and their entire communities by sharing the world of agriculture. Cost - Free
Unexpected events affect FFA members, their families, advisors, chapters and communities from time to time. We also encourage those among us -- our student members, advisors, alumni and supporters -- to help local FFA chapters during their times of need.
PALS is a mentoring program that matches FFA members with at-risk or special needs elementary school students.
PALS mentors teach young students about the science and business of agriculture. They also serve as positive role models, helping their mentees learn to set goals, and build positive self-esteem.
Feeding the World—Starting at Home initiative is a compelling educational movement to help students understand the issues and effects of hunger. Students then take action to support the human right to safe, affordable, abundant and nutritious food as a means of reducing hunger at home and abroad, starting with a look at the U.S.
The focus of the National FFA Organization's
National Days of Service (NDoS) program is to actively educate FFA members and their advisors on how various community needs can be addressed, how FFA members' skills can be utilized to effect community change, and how FFA members can take information learned at one community service site to provide a similar service in their own community.
College students from across the nation are chosen to serve on the National Collegiate Agricultural Ambassador team.
The selected individuals have the opportunity to promote agriculture awareness throughout their community and state, as well as a chance to help various organizations and groups better understand the value and importance of the agriculture industry.