GK Listeners Program, 2022

Like other Kiwanis clubs, Ames Golden K’s primary focus is service to children. In Winter 2014, Golden K leadership began considering a more direct outreach to students in Ames and proposed a new reading service project for elementary… Read More

Working at ISU Dining

    To help fund our Charity Donation Program, 28 Ames Golden K Kiwanis volunteers have assisted the Iowa State University “Conversations” Dining Hall staff in preparing and serving mid-day meals to the hundreds of students who occupy… Read More

Roadside Cleanup May, 2021

Fifteen members of Ames Golden K recently performed Spring litter cleanup on their Iowa Adopt-A-Road two-mile segment of E. 13th Street/220th Street. Golden K has performed Spring and Fall cleanup on this stretch of road every year since… Read More

Cyclone Country AKTION Club Support, 2020

The Cyclone Country AKTION Club has as its mission to be a community service club for adults living with disabilities.  AKTION clubs are a sponsored learning program within the family of Kiwanis Clubs thru Kiwanis International.  The club… Read More

Kiwanians Dig for Miracle League Park

On September 4th, 12 Ames Golden K Kiwanis members plus other Kiwanians from Division 11 Kiwanis spent the morning at Ames new All-Inclusive Park and Miracle League Field cleaning up the grounds and planting flower beds.  The park and… Read More

ACCESS Support, 2020

Ames Golden K Kiwanis recently donated $1,000 to the Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support {ACCESS}. Their mission is to address the roots and impact of sexual and domestic violence with services that enhance safety, empower survivors,… Read More

Good Neighbor Residence Project

Ames Golden K recently presented a check for $800 to Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance {GNEA} through the club’s Charity Donation Program.  GNEA provides financial emergency assistance to Story County households for rent, utilities, food assistance vouchers, and transportation. … Read More

Five Special $1000 Awards!!

Ames Golden K Kiwanis Club recently awarded Five $1,000 one-time Grants to charities and agencies who help children and families in Ames and surrounding communities. The competitive grants were from fund-raising activities and donations from Golden K members… Read More

Alleviating Childhood Hunger

     Recent data shows that 15% of Story County families are experiencing food insecurity. Many local food pantries are having shortages to keep up with the demand.  The Nebraska-Iowa Kiwanis District has set “Alleviating Childhood Hunger” as… Read More

Christmas at the AKTION Club

​The Ames Golden K Singers presented a choral program at the Dec. 17 meeting of the Cyclone Country AKTION Club.  A variety of Christmas Carols and several rousing Broadway Musical selections were presented to a large and very… Read More