Donor Spotlight – Kristin and Ryan Glick

Donor Spotlight – Kristin and Ryan Glick

New Chapters is blessed with many friends who support our mission through volunteering, in-kind donations and monetary gifts. This month we would like to shine a spotlight on two very special friends who support New Chapters in multiple ways.  Please meet Kristin and...

Volunteer Spotlight – Ashley Kirvin

Volunteer Spotlight – Ashley Kirvin

At New Chapters our volunteers share our passion to inspire a love of books in at-risk youth.  This is the seventh in our Volunteer Spotlight series, where we ask one of our volunteers a few questions. Today we are excited to introduce to you Ashley, the newest member...

Donor Spotlight – Deb and Bob Pulver

Donor Spotlight – Deb and Bob Pulver

Our donors vary greatly in occupation and personal interests, but they all have one thing in common: a strong belief in the importance of books to the development of children. Upon learning about New Chapters, our donors have all felt personally called to support our...

How a Linen Closet Came to be Known as Narnia

How a Linen Closet Came to be Known as Narnia

Narnia. The imaginary land in C.S. Lewis’ beloved Chronicles of Narnia series. A fantasy world that the young character, Lucy, discovers in the back of a seemingly ordinary wardrobe. Where beavers, mice, wolves and a lion act as humans do. A world of mythical...

Volunteer Spotlight – Diane Haguewood

Volunteer Spotlight – Diane Haguewood

At New Chapters our volunteers share our passion to inspire a love of books in at-risk youth.  This is the sixth in our Volunteer Spotlight series, where we ask one of our volunteers a few questions. Today, we are happy to shine the spotlight on Diane, one of our...

Donor Spotlight – Jeff and Susan Stroud

Donor Spotlight – Jeff and Susan Stroud

We send a heartfelt thank you to Jeff and Susan Stroud, generous donors of funds for the purchase of books that go into the hands of our at-risk youth. The Strouds have always supported efforts in the Des Moines area that directly affect young people; we are honored...

Volunteer Spotlight – Libby Hartlieb

Volunteer Spotlight – Libby Hartlieb

At New Chapters our volunteers share our passion to inspire a love of books in at-risk youth.  This is the next interview in our Volunteer Spotlight series, where we ask one of our volunteers a few questions. We're happy to introduce to you, Libby, who joined New...

Donor Spotlight – Dave and Joann Leto

Donor Spotlight – Dave and Joann Leto

At New Chapters, donors have a significant impact, providing literary opportunities for at-risk youth in our community.  Gifts to New Chapters provide support to kids who reside at Youth Emergency Services and Shelter (YESS),  Polk County Juvenile Detention Center,...

Volunteer Spotlight – Lisa Severino

Volunteer Spotlight – Lisa Severino

At New Chapters our volunteers share our passion to inspire a love of books in at-risk youth.  This is the fourth in our Volunteer Spotlight series, where we ask one of our volunteers a few questions. Today, we would like you to meet Lisa, who joined the New Chapters...