press releases

Southeast Polk RhythAMetteS Support Teens in Need

December 12, 2016 – Des Moines, IA –Southeast Polk RhythAMetteS help restore hope for struggling families during the holidays. The SEP RhythAMetteS have once again generously volunteered their time by making tie blankets for teens served through the programs of Children & Families of Iowa. Their generous donation will provide gifts for over 40 youth this Christmas. Many thanks to the RhythAMetteS and their coaches for your kindness and generosity.

Photos: SEP RhythAMetts at their blanket tying event.

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CFI’s Tango Gala honorary co-chairs announced

May 22, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is pleased to announce that Joyce and Rick Chapman of Des Moines will serve as the honorary…

Family golfing event helps at-risk Iowans

May 15, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – The fifth annual Family Tees Golf Tournament, a family-focused golf fundraising event held by the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa, is…

Donate items to help domestic violence survivors

April 27, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – On Saturday, May 13, community members are invited to donate gently used household items during the FreeStore’s tenth annual “Fill the Mayflower” event….