On Friday, August 11, volunteers are needed for a county-wide school supply drive and service fair. The event will be from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at the Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Rd., Ames, IA 50014. Storey Kenworthy and other vendors are providing school supplies for up to 750 students in need. Area Healthcare Providers will conduct health screenings required before student participation in school and sports. Dental and vision Screenings will also be provided. Area service agencies and groups will be present that day to share information about other resources available to families and students in the area. Activities and food will be also be available. The event is free and open to any families with children attending school within Story County.
Bilingual volunteers are encouraged to serve.
Individuals and businesses interested in contributing school supplies should contact the Volunteer Center for more information about the supplies requested and donation options.