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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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Iowa’s largest children’s festival held last weekend

March 8, 2017 – Des Moines, IA. The Iowa State Fairgrounds were bustling last weekend as Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) held the annual Kidsfest fundraising event. Kidsfest, presented…

Hy-Vee to Help Sponsor Children & Families of Iowa’s 2017 Kidsfest Presented by Veridian Credit Union

February 6, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is pleased to announce the addition of Hy-Vee as the Platinum Sponsor for the 2017 Kidsfest presented…

CFI, Staples help at-risk Iowans through grant

February 1, 2017, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) has been awarded $500 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program…