Co-op Nickel

Co-op Nickel December: Ames Miracle Field and Playground

By |2017-11-29T13:36:19-06:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Donate your bag refunds, extra change and eat lunch or dinner at the Co-op on Give Back Thursday (Thursday, December 14) to support The Ames Miracle Field during December.  There are more than 1000 children with special needs attending Story County schools. Regardless of whether one is in a wheelchair or has an intellectual disability, all [...]

October Co-op Nickel Recipient

By |2017-10-30T15:45:38-05:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

November 2017 Recipient: Food at First The Food At First program (in Ames, Iowa) currently consists of two parts: a free meal program and a perishable food pantry. Free Meals The free meal program serves seven meals per week and is open to anyone who is hungry, no questions asked. Most are evening meals and [...]

Co-op Nickel September – Feeding Texas

By |2017-08-30T14:57:40-05:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

During September, we are accepting donations for Feeding Texas- the state association representing all of the food banks in Texas. Funds will be raised through our Co-op Nickel program with donated bag refunds and extra change. If you wish to donate extra funds via a check, you can make it out to Feeding Texas with [...]

August Co-op Nickel Recipient

By |2017-08-02T13:29:40-05:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Farm to Clinic Program, Primary Health Care, Inc Primary Health Care, Inc (PHC) is a federally funded health clinic in Ames dedicated to serving the medically insured, uninsured and underinsured with their health care needs. The clinic is located at 3510 West Lincoln Way. This farm season (May-October), in cooperation with Mustard Seed Farm, PHC [...]

July Co-op Nickel: Ames Education Foundation, Support our Students

By |2017-07-01T14:42:25-05:00July 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The Ames Education Foundation helps fund educational projects the district is unable to do with their own budget. One of the programs in need is S.O.S. (Support Our Students). This program helps students, who may be from a family that struggles financially, to be prepared with appropriate school supplies in the fall. The Ames Education [...]

June Co-op Nickel Recipient

By |2017-05-31T10:56:03-05:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Iowa 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 though their educational classes, support groups and their [...]

May Co-op Nickel Recipient: Women Food and Agriculture Network

By |2017-05-01T12:56:00-05:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

WFAN is a community of women engaged in food and agriculture. This includes farmers, landowners, researchers, students, advocates and consumers. The organization facilitates information sharing, peer connections and thoughtful encouragement women need to be effective practitioners and supporters of healthy food and farming systems. Today there are 5,000+ women and men, working together to foster [...]

March Co-op Nickel

By |2017-03-02T17:13:11-06:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

March 2017 Recipient: Story County Dental Clinic The Story County Dental Clinic (SCDC) provides high-quality dental care to those insured by Medicaid, hawk-i, the Dental Wellness Program,VA benefits and low-income, uninsured individuals. Working exclusively with Medicaid rates for uninsured patients keeps patient cost low, but these rates cover only a fraction of the actual costs. Therefore, using [...]

January Co-op Nickel Check Presentation

By |2017-02-17T15:47:27-06:00February 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

(L to R) Rachel Dakarian, Wheatsfield Board President; Greg Vitale, Board Treasurer Outdoor Alliance of Story County; Linda Johnson, Wheatsfield General Manager Thanks for donating your extra change, bag refunds and shopping on Give Back Thursday to support the Outdoor Alliance of Story County in January. Funds raised will further establish and enhance the Ronald [...]

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