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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…

Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa Receives Grant from the Story County Community Foundation

November 30, 2016 – Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) of Iowa received a grant in the amount of $2,000 from the Story County Community Foundation…

Hundreds of Princesses Help Raise Funds to Support Programs Helping Children and Families

November 23, 2016, Des Moines, Iowa – Princesses and their chaperones spent the morning of Saturday, November 5, 2016 enjoying all sorts of princess-inspired activities at Children & Families of…

Additions to the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa Board of Trustees

October 21, 2016 – Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is pleased to announce these new members of our Foundation Board of Trustees. Bo Schatzberg, Associate…

Children’s Event Helps Restore Hope for At-Risk Families

October 14, 2016, Des Moines, IA – The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) invites princesses, princes and their chaperones to join us for a fun filled morning…

Tango Gala Provides Emergent Funds for At-Risk Iowans

September 2, 2016, Des Moines, IA – The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) hosted 293 attendees at the 14th annual Tango Gala. Guests enjoyed dancing to music…