Restoring Hope. Building futures.
Changing Lives.


A Helping Hand

Our programs are designed to restore hope in those who have lost it or have had it taken from them. Children & Families of Iowa offers a wide range of programs and services to help any and all when they need it most.


Mental Health Services

Children & Families of Iowa’s trauma-informed Mental Health Services offer support and understanding to people when they need it most. We help children and adults make healthy, positive changes in…


Domestic Violence Services

Help, healing and hope for victims. Domestic violence is one of the most destructive forces in our society. Children & Families of Iowa’s domestic violence services provide a unique approach…

Kidsfest! 2016

Iowa’s largest children’s festival! Bring the kids out for a weekend of fun activities and help raise money for Children & Families of Iowa’s programs at the same time!

Coaches Toy Drive presented by Applebee’s

Participating Applebee’s restaurants are collecting toys for their annual Coaches Toy Drive.   During the holiday season, the coaches from the University of Iowa and Iowa State University are hosting…

true stories

Meet Keeghan

When Keeghan was five, her parents split up and she went to live with her mom and see her dad every-other weekend. Soon after the split, Keeghan’s dad, Justin, noticed she was suddenly more reserved, not the bubbly, talkative little girl he knew.

There are many ways you can help,
and it all starts here.


How to Give

Giving to Children & Families of Iowa is easy and can happen right now. We accept gifts immediately, from credit cards to stock transfers, and we instantly start putting your contribution in the service of those who need it.


Planned Gifts

Donating to Children & Families of Iowa through a planned gift is a tremendous way to make a lasting impact to our organization and your community. We can help you make the best plan for the most meaningful legacy. All you have to do is reach out.


In-Kind Donation

Our programs require a lot of material, services and equipment. In-Kind donations, donation of things like food, paper products and meeting spaces, help Children & Families of Iowa best serve our community.



We all want to leave the world a better place for our children, our grandchildren and future generations. Now you can do that by making a gift to the Endowment for Children & Families of Iowa. Your gift will make a difference in the lives of children in the future.