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

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2 weeks 6 days ago

Happy New Year! We are very excited to welcome a new board to leadership! If you are interested in joining the board, we still have a few positions available!

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3 weeks 22 hours ago

New year, new leaders, same great community impact. Congratulations to the members who have stepped up to lead the #AmesJaycees in 2022. If you are in the area, are between the ages of 21 and 40, and are looking for service opportunities, professional and personal development, or networking, reach out

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1 month 6 days ago

Holiday Food Baskets was a success! 100 food baskets were created to help with food insecurity in the Ames community. A big thank you to all of our sponsors!

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1 month 1 week ago

#FlashbackFriday The #AmesJaycees are giving back to our favorite community. Members have been spotted ringing a bell to get donations for the Salvation Army and this weekend will hand out bags of food to those in need. If you want to join this service-minded organization, reach out to us. #JCIIowa

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1 month 3 weeks ago

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

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

CONTACT THE
AMES JAYCEES

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