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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 [...]

July 2023 Change for Community: Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

By |2023-07-03T16:01:48-05:00July 3rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) is a statewide 501 (c)(3) nonprofit conservation organization that works with private landowners and public agencies to protect and restore Iowa’s land, water and wildlife. Since our founding in 1979, our supporters and staff have protected more than 190,000 acres of Iowa’s natural resources. Your roundup today goes to [...]

June 2023 Change for Community: KHOI

By |2023-05-31T17:08:54-05:00May 31st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

June Change for Community KHOI Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, established in 2010 to create the only locally programmed, noncommercial, community-based radio station in Central Iowa. Their station reaches a signal-area with a population of approximately 125,000 people. MISSION: To welcome all voices of our community, regardless of their perspectives, to freely discuss issues, [...]

May 2023 Change for Community: Ames History Museum

By |2023-05-01T14:27:41-05:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Ames History Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1980 as Ames Heritage Association. Our founder was Ames historian, Farwell T. Brown, whose historical writings and research have inspired residents to appreciate and preserve the history of Ames. The immediate impetus for founding of the Association was the opportunity to save and [...]

April 2023 Change For Community: Mustard Seed Community Farm

By |2023-04-03T15:11:07-05:00April 3rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Mustard Seed Community Farm FARMING FOR COMMUNITY AND THE PLANET! Mustard Seed is a dynamic collective of farmers, artists, plants & animals. On our 11-acre farm, we are dedicated to simple living, love of neighbor, and cultivating a place where everyone can participate in growing and eating delicious, healthy, locally-produced food. We are a [...]

March 2023 Change for Community: Legal Aid Society

By |2023-03-01T12:28:42-06:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Legal Aid Society of Story County The Legal Aid Society of Story County is a privately funded non-profit that has been increasing access to justice in Story County since 1974. The purpose of our program is to provide legal counsel to low income Story County residents facing non-fee generating civil matters including, but not [...]


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