Help us feed those in need by donating to the Holiday Food Basket project!

For 75 years the Ames Jaycees have partnered with MICA (Mid-Iowa Community Action) and the SHARE program (food distributor) to provide local needy families with food during the holiday season.

Our Annual Projects

Ames on the
Half Shell

Ames on the Half Shell is an outdoor concert series held at Durham Bandshell Park from 5pm to 8pm on Friday evenings in the summer. Proceeds from Ames on the Half Shell go in part to fund community projects.

holiday food baskets

For 75 years the Ames Jaycees have partnered with MICA (Mid-Iowa Community Action) and the SHARE program (food distributor) to provide local needy families with food during the holiday season.

egg hunt

Hosting over 700 children the last three years, Ames Jaycees host a free Egg Hunt each year. This free of charge event provides a family friendly event for kids big and small. The 2019 Egg Hunt hosted by North Grand Mall on April 13.

other volunteer projects

Salvation Army
C.Y. Stephens
Senior Variety Show
Primghar Figure 8 Races
Art & Join Project

And various other projects in the Ames community!

Latest Posts

Ames Jaycees

2 days 12 hours ago

This was a blast! If you missed this social we will be doing this again! So much fun!

Ames Jaycees

5 days 1 hour ago

Now that all the deals are over, it's time to give back on #GivingTuesday. This year has been difficult for a lot of people and the Ames Jaycees have set a goal to provide 100 fresh, healthy meals to those most in need. Donations can be made online or mailed

Ames Jaycees

5 days 22 hours ago

There are many opportunities to give back to the community the next few weeks AND have fun with axe throwing and the holiday party!

Ames Jaycees is with Melissa Angstrom and 2 others at Hilton Coliseum.

1 week 6 days ago

Hilton is our happy place! Members had a blast at a social this afternoon cheering on the Iowa State Women's Basketball team. #Hilton50 #cyclones #JCIIowa

Ames Jaycees is with Katie Haygood and 3 others.

3 weeks 23 hours ago

Members are excited to be serving soda and water at the opening of the Community Choice Credit Union Food Truck Park in Ames. Stop by to get some food and see this cool new addition to the community until 3:30 pm today. Cy the Mascot #JCIIowa #ShowUpJCI

Meet the Board

Melissa Angstrom

President

Tanya Indelicato-Clausen

External Relations Vice President

Mike Zenor

Treasurer

Katie Haygood

Secretary

Gage Kelly

Social Director

Our Vision

A group of young leaders committed to personal development through impactful community involvement.

Our Mission

The Ames Jaycees are young professionals committed to enhancing our community through service projects which offer leadership opportunities.

JOIN US AT OUR PUBLIC BUSINESS MEETINGS

WHEN

Third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm

WHERE

Somerset Clubhouse, 2400 Aspen Rd, Ames, IA 50010

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AMES JAYCEES

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