Ames School Gardens Project
The Volunteer Center is working with Prairie Rivers of Iowa RC &; D and Ames Community Schools to coordinate two elementary school gardens in the district. The programs involve 730 students and many parents and community members!
50 Hours of Volunteering a Year!
Currently, Iowa is ranked second in the nation for its state volunteer rate. Governor Terry E. Branstad announced Volunteer Iowa: A Call to Service; an initiative that reaches out to all Iowans to volunteer at least 50 hours each year. Not just because we want Iowa to be # 1 in volunteering; but, because we know that service is the secret ingredient to meeting all of Iowa goals for education, job creation, and health.
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