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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.

KCCI to Host Fundraiser for Children & Families of Iowa on May 27,2020

KCCI to Host Fundraiser for Children & Families of Iowa on May 27,2020.

Children & Families of Iowa’s Tango Gala 2020 Postponed Until a Later Date

Children & Families of Iowa’s Tango Gala 2020 Postponed Until a Later Date   April 3, 2020, Des Moines, Iowa – At the recommendation of local and state officials, the…

How COVID-19 is Impacting the Services of Children & Families of Iowa

Des Moines, IA (April 3, 2020) – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) responds to unparalleled challenges in serving clients who already faced food insufficiency, lack of basic needs, stable…

Children & Families of Iowa receives PriceWaterhouseCoopers Grant to Expand Connect 2 Careers Services

Des Moines, IA, December 3, 2019  – Nearly 5 percent of Iowans are immigrants (American Immigration Council).  25 percent of Iowa youth ages 18 to 24 live in poverty and…

Endow Urbandale Grant to assist Children & Families of Iowa’s Domestic Violence Shelter and Services for Urbandale Residents

Des Moines, IA (December 3, 2019) – In Iowa, on a single day – September 13, 2018: 735 Iowa victims found a safe place to stay in an emergency domestic…

Children & Families of Iowa and the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa Announce New Board Members

Des Moines, Iowa (November 21, 2019) — Children & Families of Iowa and The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa are pleased to announce newly elected 2019-2020 board members….