Welcome to Friendship Ark Homes!
We are a faith-based community that provides homes in Ames for adults with intellectual disabilities. We invite you to explore our pages, finding all the ways to see God in our Core Members, our staff, our Board Members, and all who are part of the Friendship Ark Homes family.
- Fall Benefit
Please join us on Friday, October 14th, 2016, 5:30 p.m. at the CPMI Event Center in Ames for our annual fundraiser featuring hors d'oeuvres, music by The Host Country, as well as live and silent auctions. Fee of $75 per person or $500 for a table of 8.RSVP by October 7th through the Get Me Registered link below; or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and pay your fee through the "Donate" button on the left or by mailing your check to 130 S. Sheldon Avenue, Suite 203, Ames, IA 50014.
Get Me Registered
- 5! on the 4th!
Thank you for supporting FAH by participating in our annual 5K run/race at Ada Hayden Park in Ames. Overcast skies and moderate temperatures made for a great race day. Access race results here.
We are proud to announce that we recently completed our first survey through CARF and were awarded the Three-Year Accreditation. This is the highest level of accreditation an organization can receive.
CARF (the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) is a private, not-for-profit organization that promotes quality rehabilitation services.
Accreditation is a process that demonstrates a provider has met standards for the quality of its services. CARF International establishes these standards to guide providers in offering their services and also uses the standards to evaluate how well a provider is serving people and how it can improve.
The CARF standards are developed with input from consumers, rehabilitation professionals, state and national organizations, and funders. Every year the standards are reviewed and new ones are developed to keep pace with changing conditions and current consumer needs.
On September 11th, Friendship Ark Homes supporters, core members and staff kicked off the Iowa/Iowa State big game weekend by gathering at the CPMI Event Center in Ames to raise funds for our agency. The Fall Benefit is Friendship Ark Homes’ primary fundraiser.
The event featured a social hour with heavy hors d'oeuvres and a wine/beer bar, as well as silent and live auctions with fantastic sports memorabilia and other exciting items. The CPMI Event Center, a new venue for our benefit, provided for a spacious and relaxing atmosphere and, to get us ready for Game Day, Cy paid a visit and was available for pictures. We would like to thank everyone who attended and all who otherwise helped make the event a success, particularly our sponsors Al and Linda Carver, Bill and Deb Fennelly, Bankers Trust, Barilla America, Inc., Caremoli USA, Inc., Championship Productions, CPMI Event Center, Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic PC and Wolfe Eye Clinc.