A Special Birthday Gift In 2015, ChildServe in Ames received a special birthday present fit for a 15-year milestone. Reece Sodders, an Eagle Scout from the Ames area, chose to make a uniquely accessible picnic table for the ChildServe - Ames respite center as part of...read more
Making a Difference: Cathy Stjernberg As a donor, volunteer and trustee, Cathy Stjernberg has seen ChildServe from many perspectives. Cathy spent over 30 years as an educator, working mostly in West Des Moines schools. When a friend suggested Cathy join ChildServe's...read more
Making a Lasting Impact: Don and Margo Blumenthal Margo Blumenthal recalls fondly a certain brainstorming session during a ChildServe Board of Directors retreat in the early 1990s. ChildServe had recently added a number of services, including an adaptive equipment...read more
ChildServe improves the health and well-being of nearly 4,500 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, acquired injuries, and other special healthcare needs.