Press Releases

Here you will find the latest press releases and announcements about the many ways Children & Families of Iowa is making an impact in various communities and a difference in the lives of those the organization serves.


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For media inquiries, please contact Amy Stapp-Arpy at 515-697-7921.

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…

Children & Families of Iowa receives award from United Way

January 27, 2017, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) has been awarded the OpportUNITY Leading the Way Award, presented by the United Way of Central Iowa…

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…

Children & Families of Iowa Awarded Avon Foundation Grant

December 5, 2016 – Des Moines, IA – The Avon Foundation for Women has awarded a $10,000 Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence one-year grant to Children & Families of…