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May 2024 Change for Community: Central Iowa Pet Food Pantry

By |2024-04-29T17:32:09-05:00April 29th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Bailing Out Benji - Central Iowa Pet Food Pantry Bailing Out Benji is committed to keeping pets with their families and out of the animal sheltering system. We believe that you can’t help animals without helping their people too. Not having access to pet food and supplies does not mean that someone isn’t deserving [...]

April 2024 Change for Community: Friends of Ledges State Park

By |2024-04-02T14:36:39-05:00April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

The Friends of the Ledges State Park is a 501 (c)(3) dedicated to supporting the park for public appreciation and enjoyment. Volunteers from Friends of the Ledges [FOL] help park staff maintain trails, manage invasive species, and improve infrastructure and services for tens of thousands of annual visitors. In 2024 FOL will honor the [...]

March 2024 Change for Community Recipient: Women, Food, and Ag Network

By |2024-03-05T13:27:26-06:00February 29th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|Tags: , , |

About WFAN Since 1997, the Women, Food, and Agriculture Network has engaged women & non-binary farmers and land stewards in building a just and ecological food system through community power. Our network’s deepest roots are in Iowa, and now, 27 years on, we have the privilege of connecting  with members across the country who [...]

February 2024 Change for Community Recipient: Ames Branch NAACP

By |2024-02-06T19:31:06-06:00January 30th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|Tags: , , |

Our Mission The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and discrimination. Objectives The following statement of objectives is found on the first page of the NAACP Constitution – the [...]

January 2024 Change for Community: ISU SHOP Food Pantry

By |2024-01-02T15:47:25-06:00January 2nd, 2024|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

The SHOP - Students Helping Our Peers, Student Food Pantry The SHOP was created in 2011 by a group of students from the Food Science and Human Nutrition learning community who were looking to combat food insecurity among their peers at Iowa State. SHOP’s mission is to engage with anti-hunger advocates and serve the [...]

December 2023 Change for Community: Habitat for Humanity

By |2023-12-01T17:40:00-06:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Habitat for Humanity 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 [...]

November 2023 Change for Community: GNEA

By |2023-11-01T15:47:05-05:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance Our mission is to provide emergency assistance to our neighbors in Story County, in an atmosphere of dignity, comfort, and encouragement. Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance offers services on an emergency basis to residents in Story County, providing a hand up to families and/or individuals in need. We work in partnership [...]

October 2023 Change for Community: Food at First

By |2023-10-03T15:13:51-05:00October 3rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

October's Change for Community recipient is Food At First Round up your transactions during October in support! Food at First is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing meals to anyone who is hungry, everyone welcome, no questions asked. Food at First serves a hot meal every day of the year and hasn’t missed a [...]

Sept 2023 Change for Community: MICA Food Bank

By |2023-09-01T17:03:17-05:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Mid-Iowa Community ACTION - Food Pantry Round up at the registers this September in support of the MICA's Food Pantry! MICA’s food pantry has expanded their offerings to the community - not only do they offer their Ames food pantry, but they also now deliver to families in need who are unable to leave their [...]

Aug 2023 Change for Community: ACCESS

By |2023-08-07T15:35:15-05:00August 7th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Domestic violence happens every day and touches every corner of our community. Most of us know someone who has been impacted by violence. By rounding up at the registers, you are EMPOWERING victims and survivors of crime in your community. ACCESS supports and advocates for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent [...]

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