Serve the Community

Life-defining relationships in Christ grow through serving.

Pursuing common good.
Sharing uncommon news.
In and from Central Iowa—right where God has placed us.

Serve the Community Opportunities

Butterfly Freedom House

This home works to encourage residents to pursue their faith as they rebuild their lives in Ames and transition back into the community.

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Matthew 25 House

Matthew 25 House, Inc. provides a Christian family environment during a 12 month tenure, helping foster stability and positive values.

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Accura Healthcare of Ames

Accura HealthCare’s nursing and rehabilitation centers provide individualized care for residents and patients to return to higher levels of function. Their intensive medical and rehabilitative services include orthopedic, pulmonary, cardiac, dementia, respite, diabetes, and hospice services for short and long-term care needs.

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Mainstream Living

Mainstream Living helps adults with intellectual and physical disabilities by providing housing, medical assistance, life skills training, and Christmas gifts for adults who have no family supporting them.

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Wings of Refuge

Wings of Refuge, a Christ-centered organization, helps survivors of sex trafficking by providing them with opportunities, a safe home, healing, and restoration.

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Access provides services and support to victims of domestic and sexual violence that enhance safety, empower survivors, and promote understanding.

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Martha's House of Hope

Martha's House of Hope offers shelter, life skills and hope to pregnant mothers and their babies; to strive for lives of self-reliance, a sense of service and the realization of their God-given dignity.

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Obria Medical Clinic

Obria Medical Clinic of Ames offers faith-based life-affirming services including: pregnancy verification, pregnancy test, ultrasound, and early prenatal care from 6 to 12 weeks.

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Ames Romero House

The Ames Romero House is a community of people who seek to live sustainably, creatively, and in solidarity with those in our Ames community seeking refuge or spiritual sanctuary.

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Overflow Thrift Store

Overflow Thrift Store offers a place to give, shop, and serve, where the profits are given to orphans, widows & the vulnerable.

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The Bridge Home

The Bridge Home fills the gap between homelessness and housing and helps people find hope and a home, helping families get back on their feet and into secure housing.

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Youth & Shelter Services

YSS helps youth who are homeless or have mental and behavioral issues working closely with The Bridge Home, ACCESS, and the Ames Public Schools.

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Need Crafting for Others

Needle Crafting for Others brings people together with a desire to make handcrafted items that are distributed to area hospitals, nursing homes, Israel Hospice House, Oncology department, and many of the agencies with whom CCC partners.

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Serve the Community Initiatives