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December Change for Community: Outdoor Alliance of Story County

By |2019-12-03T14:48:01-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

The Outdoor Alliance of Story County (Outdoor Alliance) was established in 2013 as a non-profit organization at the request of the Director of Story County Conservation. Since then, the Outdoor Alliance has raised funds for land acquisitions, student service learning projects, adult outdoor education, river cleanup, prairie seed collecting, tree plantings, trails and other [...]

November Change For Community Recipient: Habitat for Humanity

By |2019-11-04T16:01:33-05:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa helps families build strength, stability, and independence through affordable home ownership. Central Iowa Families partner with Habitat to build a place they can call home and, in turn, they help build stronger neighborhoods and communities. With every dollar you donate, every hour you volunteer, and every message of hope you [...]

October Change for Community Recipient: ACCESS

By |2019-10-10T19:11:48-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

OCTOBER CHANGE FOR COMMUNITY Recipient: ACCESS Assault Care Center Their fundraising campaign, called Frame Our Future, is to replace and repair windows and a sliding-glass door that were incorrectly installed, causing rot and other damage to our emergency shelter. The damage became apparent during an inspection. The fundraising campaign will help to not only [...]

September Change For Community Recipient: Friends of Ames High Prairie

By |2019-08-30T11:53:09-05:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Pohl Prairie, commonly referred to as the Ames high Prairie, is a 22-acre native prairie remnant west of Ames High School. Named after Dr. Richard W. Pohl, Distinguished Professor of Botany at ISU, it serves as an outdoor learning laboratory for ISU and Ames High School students. It is owned by the Ames Community [...]

June, July & August Change for Community Recipient: The Co-op!

By |2019-06-11T11:10:25-05:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Round-up for a Bread Slicer! The response to the email we sent at the beginning of May about restructuring our member loan debt has been overwhelmingly positive. We have heard from many people about how important Wheatsfield is to member-owners and the community. A common question has been, “What else can we do to help?”A number of member-owners [...]

March Change for Community Recipient: NAMI of Central Iowa

By |2019-02-28T12:47:29-05:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Central Iowa supports, educates and advocates for individuals living with mental illness and their family members at no charge to the participants. The organization mainly serves Ames, ISU students and Story County residents through their educational classes, support groups and their Mental Health Wellness Center. NAMI offers support groups [...]

October Change for Community Recipient: KHOI Radio

By |2018-09-28T09:31:14-05:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

KHOICommunity Radio, 89.1FM, is your very own local noncommercial radio. Since 2012, it has been built and run by area volunteers. Thousands of Iowans have brought their voices, talents, projects and passions to the air. Located in the old Ames Pantorium in downtown Ames, KHOI's studio doors are open, so you can walk in and [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. Double Deal Tuesday

    December 17
  2. $5 Dinner

    December 17 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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    December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm