Raising Readers in Story County

Partners and Funders

A sincere thank you to our growing list of organizations, corporations, and groups who provide financial, in-kind, and volunteer support to help accomplish our common mission. Their investments in early literacy and the development of young children are paying dividends now and will continue to do so long into the future.

Thank you to our generous Reach Out and Read Sponsors in 2023-2024!

6 Months: Ames Morning Rotary

9 Months: Suzy & John Shierholz 

12 Months: Ames Town & Country Kiwanis Club

15 Months: Ames Lions Club, Sue & Don Seaton 

18 Months: Jennifer and Brian Dieter

2 Years: Rotary Club of Ames

3 Years: Northwest Bank 

4 Years: Theta Chi, Julie Pike Memorial gift

5 Years: Kiwanis Club of Ames, McFarland Clinic Physicians

Thank you to Mary Greeley Medical Center for creating labels for each level.


Thank you to our generous 2023-24 Grant Program Funders!

Ames Golden K Kiwanis: gift books programs, community events

Ames Morning Rotary: Small Talk, community events

Ames Noon Rotary: STARS Storytime, Small Talk

Ames Town & County Kiwanis: Little Free Libraries

Memorial Lutheran Church (Nevada): Reading Buddies

Comm Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC): Small Talk



RRSC is an ASSET-funded organization, and we thank our major funders United Way of Story County, the City of Ames, Story County and Iowa State University.


Active Partnerships

Ames Community School District

Ames Community Preschool Center

Ames Public Library

Ames Rotary, Morning

Ames Rotary, Noon

Ames Town & County Kiwanis

Boys and Girls Clubs of Story County

Cambridge Memorial Library

Campaign for Grade Level Reading

City of Ames

Colo Public Library

Green Hills Retirement Community

Iowa State University

ISU Extension

McFarland Clinics

Mid-Iowa Community Action

Nevada Community School District

Nevada Public Library

Primary Health Care, Inc

Story County Reads

United Way of Story County



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