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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.


Media Inquiries

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

Grant seeks to address economic insecurity

September 11, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – Domestic violence imposes many adverse effects and consequences on victims, one of which includes economic insecurity. With assistance of a grant recently awarded…

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….

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…