Restoring Hope. Building Futures.
Changing Lives.

Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families throughout Iowa. Headquartered in Des Moines with offices in Ankeny, Fort Dodge, Osceola and Ottumwa, CFI provides services, such as: domestic violence prevention and intervention, teen programs, family support, early childhood development, mental health and substance abuse.
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A Helping Hand

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

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Mental Health Services

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

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Domestic Violence Services

Children & Families of Iowa’s Local Crisis Hotline at (515) 243-6147 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).   Help, healing and hope for victims. Domestic violence is…

Kidsfest! 2017 presented by Veridian Credit Union

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!

Birdies for Charity

The Principal Charity Classic is a wonderful community event and contributes greatly to the economic vitality and quality of life in central Iowa. Through this event, the Birdies for Charity…

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 to help,
and it all starts here.

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How to Give

Giving to Children & Families of Iowa is easy and can happen right now. CFI accepts gifts immediately, from credit cards to stock transfers, and the organization instantly starts putting contributions in the service of those who need it.

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Planned Gifts

Donating to Children & Families of Iowa through a planned gift is a tremendous way to make a lasting impact to the organization and the community. CFI can help donors make the best plan for the most meaningful legacy. It all starts by reaching out.

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In-Kind Donation

CFI’s 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 the community.

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Endowment

Want to leave the world a better place for children, grandchildren and future generations? Make a gift to the Endowment for Children & Families of Iowa. These gifts will make a difference in the lives of children in the future.

Kidsfest! 2017 presented by Veridian Credit Union

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!

Family Tees Inter-generational Golf Tournament

Join Children & Families of Iowa for our signature Family Tees Golf Tournament. Family Tees offers a wonderful opportunity for families to be active and play together while supporting the important mission of Children & Families of Iowa.

Ladies’ Invitational Golf Tournament

2017 Date: To Be Announced. Check back soon for updates! Ladies – join Children & Families of Iowa for a fun morning on the course! Funds raised at the Invitational…

Tango

Guests at the popular social event will enjoy delicious hors d’ oeuvres, dancing to music provided by Final Mix, and the chance to bid on exceptional items at the live and silent auctions.