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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.

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…

Tango Gala Provides Emergent Funds for At-Risk Iowans

August 7, 2015, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) hosted 224 guests at the 13th annual Tango gala benefitting programs that help at-risk children and families….

Children & Families of Iowa Celebrates 50 Years Serving the Fort Dodge Area Families

July 24, 2015, Des Moines, IA – Every year thousands of families across the state face crises and some of life’s most difficult situations. Children & Families of Iowa (CFI)…