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 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 2022 and 2023!

6 Months: Ames Morning Rotary

9 Months: Thiesens, Wilson Toyota 

12 Months: Available for Sponsorship

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: Available for sponsorship

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 Program Lead Sponsors in 2022-2023!

Ames Golden K Kiwanis: gift books programs

Ames Morning Rotary: STARS, community events

Ames Noon Rotary: STARS, Raising Readers operations

Ames Town & Country Kiwanis: Little Free Libraries

Memorial Lutheran Church, Nevada: out of school programs

Story County Community Foundation: Story Pals

Theisens: early childhood programs



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


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 Club of Story County

Cambridge Memorial Library

Campaign for Grade Level Reading

City of Ames

City of Nevada

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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