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Don’t despair! There IS hope – and His name is Jesus. Here is a short list of local organizations who are truly reaching out as Christ’s hands in the world.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Support and guidance for anyone who desires to stop drinking. Thursday evenings at 7:00 at Nevada First Christian Church. Contact: 232-8642.
Al-Anon: Support or relatives and friends of alcoholics. Wednesday evenings at 7:00. First Christian Church in Ames. Contact: 233-6312.
Alateen: Support for teenage children of alocoholics. Tuesday evenings at 8:00 at Collegiate United Methodist Church in Ames. Contact: 233-6312
Angel Food: Quality groceries at low prices. No requirements, very little paperwork. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 382-2974.
Cancer Support Group: Support for cancer patients and their families. 7:00-8:00 pm the first Thursday of each month for patients and the third Thursday of each month for families. Memorial Lutheran Church in Nevada. Contact: David, 382-6509
Compassionate Friends: Support for families after the death of a child of any age. 6:30-8:30 pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Story County Medical Center. Contact: Jayne, email@example.com or 233-2772.
Divorced Support Group: Monday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 at First United Methodist Church in Ames. Contact: Deanna, 232-2750.
Food at First: Free dinner every Monday & Thursday at 5:30 at Nevada First United Methodist Church. Contact: Methodist Church, 382-6536.
Furniture Barn: 126 S Kellogg Ave, Suite 201, Ames - free furniture by appointment, 8a-noon & 1p-4p Monday-Friday only. Call 382-7290.
Good Samaritan Fund: Assistance with rent & utilities for those turned down by MICA and Story Co. Community Action. Contact: St. Patrick’s Church, 382-2974.
Grief Share: Recovery and support group for those experiencing grief or loss. Monday afternoons from 2:30 – 5:00 at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. Contact New Hope, 641-752-1612.
Harmony Clothing Closet: Free clothing, coats, and shoes for those in need in Story County. Located at 1122 6th St. in Nevada. Open Saturdays 8 am – noon and Mondays 4:30pm - 7:00 pm. Donations will be accepted during open hours. Contact: Elizabeth Gindt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hawk-I: Free or low-cost health care coverage for children in Iowa. Contact: www.hawk-i.org or 800-257-8563. Se habla Español.
Love Fund: Provides assistance with groceries and gas vouchers. Contact: First Christian Church, 382-4866
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc.: Story County Resource Guide