The Story County Hunger Collaboration evolved out of shared interests in trying to resolve hunger and food insecurity issues in Story County. The group includes representatives from a number of organizations and groups involved with the Story County Quality of Life Alliance. The group meets independently to determine ways that they might more effectively combine their efforts to have a bigger impact and to create a sustainable structure over time.
The stated mission of the Hunger Collaboration is as follows:
The Hunger Collaboration will work to assess the need and identify barriers to increase food security for those who are hunger in Story County
The collaborating or supported organizations involved with the Hunger Collaboration are listed below:
Ames Housing Board; Farmer’s Market; AMOS, Bethesda Food Pantry, First Evangelical Free Church (FP), Food at First, Food Bank of Iowa, Good Neighbor, Heartland Senior Services, ISU Extension & Outreach, Ames Schools, Lord of Life Church, MGMC, MICA, Mustard Seed Community Farm, Nevada Community Cupboard, Nevada Schools, New Life Church, Prairie Rivers, Salvation Army, St. Cecilia, UWSC Volunteer Center
The current SCQOL goals targeted by the Hunger Collaboration are listed below:
Schedule of Meetings
The Housing Collaboration meets every quarter on the third wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm (March, July, Sept, November). If you would like to learn more about the Transportation Collaboration or contact the leaders please complete the contact form below.
Additional information about the Housing Coalition is available from Cari McPortand.
Download information about the Transportation Collaboration below: