2015 Stash the Trash!
Stash The Trash is right around the corner! It is a volunteer effort that brings ISU students and community members together to help clean up the Ames community and provide support to local homeowners. Volunteers can sign up to clean a local park, neighborhood, or area within Ames. This year, Stash the Trash will also partner with the Ames Repair & Care program to assist homeowners around Ames with outside yard work.
event is scheduled to take place from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday,
April 18th. All volunteers will check-in at Reiman Gardens during that
time where trash bags and gloves will be available. A free lunch (noon
to one) and free admission to Reiman Gardens will also be offered to all
volunteers. Sign-up online here.
Summer Enrichment Program Kick-Off
Ames Little Cyclone Camp - June 1 - July 9
Nevada Food For Thought - June 8 - July 16
United Way of Story County, in collaboration with Nevada and Ames Community School Districts is sponsoring a summer meal and enrichment program. Students in grades K-8 participate in STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities at no charge. Volunteers are needed for food service positions, as well as Enrichment positions working directly with the children.
Announcing VCSC's NEW Volunteer In Action Award
The Volunteer Center, in partnership with Bossy Mama Coffee, will recognize one outstanding volunteer every month. The volunteer will be recognized during an award presentation at Bossy Mama Coffee and receive a free drink. During the award presentation, 10% of sales will be donated to a local non-profit agency of the volunteer's choice. Nominations are due by the 3rd Monday of each month and can come from fellow volunteers, community members, or agencies. Nomination forms can be found at the bottom of the page.