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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 [...]

February 2023 Change for Community: The Buxton Initiative

By |2023-01-31T17:24:51-06:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

"The Buxton Initiative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization centered around providing the community with educational programming in celebration of Black art, music, literature, and film in hopes of creating a more equitable future for Black Youth in Iowa and surrounding states. When you donate, you are not just helping The Buxton Initiative, you are [...]

January 2023 Change for Community: Ames Animal Shelter

By |2022-12-27T17:00:25-06:00January 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Ames Animal Shelter The Ames Animal Shelter exists as a safe place where animals without a human voice to speak for them can find comfort and safety. They believe every life that comes through their doors matters—be it wild, domestic, or somewhere in-between. Through their services, education, and advocacy, they work to build a [...]

Dec 2022 Change For Community: The Bridge Home

By |2022-12-01T12:12:32-06:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|Tags: , , , , , |

The Bridge Home The Bridge Home is a non-profit organization devoted to bridging the gap between homelessness and housing by providing shelter, support, and inspiring a pathway forward for individuals and families experiencing or on the verge of homelessness. Founded in 1985 to address the growing need of individuals and families requiring shelter, a trend that continues today, [...]

Nov 2022 Change for Community: Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa

By |2022-11-01T10:43:08-05:00November 1st, 2022|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 [...]

October 2022 Change for Community: Food at First

By |2022-10-03T11:11:18-05:00October 3rd, 2022|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 local non-profit organization consisting of a daily Free Meal program and perishable food distribution known to the community as the Food at First Free Market. FAF is dedicated to providing meals to [...]

September Change for Community: Food Bank of Iowa

By |2022-09-01T11:40:32-05:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Co-op Nickel|

Round up at the registers this September in support of the Food Bank of Iowa! At the Food Bank of Iowa, they’re dedicated to ending hunger in Iowa—for the children, families, seniors and veterans they serve. $0.97 cents of every dollar donated to Food Bank of Iowa supports their food distribution programs. By keeping [...]


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