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1111 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
Phone: 515-697-7961
Fax: 515-288-9109 


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Our Events are Making a Difference!

When you support our events, you are supporting the people we help. Check back regularly for updated event information. 


November 24 - December 31, 2014

Applebee's and Carlos O'Kelly's Coaches' Toy Drive
Bring light to a child's eyes during the holiday season and donate a new, unwrapped toy to any Applebee's or Carlos O'Kelly's restaurant. Each restaurant will be collecting toys on behalf of Children & Families of Iowa and our partner organizations in communities throughout Iowa.

March 6 - 8, 2015


Iowa's largest children's festival! Bring the kids out for a weekend of fun activities and help raise money for Children & Families of Iowa's programs at the same time! 
Iowa State Fairgrounds Varied Industries Building
Des Moines, Iowa

May 2015

Fill the Mayflower
Just in time for spring cleaning, Fill the Mayflower will take place at the southwest corner of the Valley West Mall parking lot. Drop off gently used furniture, household goods and small appliances and the FreeStore will distribute them to survivors of domestic violence. Many victims flee their abusive homes with not much more than the clothes on their back. The FreeStore helps them furnish their new homes.

Spring 2015

Make a pledge and every birdie made by Champions Tour players during the 2015 Principal Charity Classic will also score a donation for Children & Families of Iowa.


June 22, 2015

Family Tees Golf Tournament
Gather your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews or another special child in your life and join us for an inter-generational golf tournament. An adult only flight is also available.
Terrace Hills Golf Course
Altoona, Iowa

July 17, 2015



15th Annual Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament
This annual best shot tournament is a premier event in amateur women's golf and benefits Children & Families of Iowa's programs. 
Copper Creek Golf Course
Pleasant Hill, Iowa

August 2015 

Welcome to the hip, happening Club Tango. The place to see and be seen. Swing to the sounds of Decoy. Let luck be a lady at the gaming tables. Place your bid on auction items that are truly tops.
Temple for Performing Arts
Des Moines, Iowa


October 2015

 Join us for a special breakfast with that little princess in your life! Games, makeovers and lots of fun for tiara-wearing sweethearts!
Jordan Creek Town Center Food Court
West Des Moines, IA 



October 2015


Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Help Children & Families of Iowa celebrate survivors and honor the victims of domestic violence in our state.


November 2015


Join Mr. B and Children & Families of Iowa as we celebrate the success of bringing families together. During this event, make a gift of $100 or more to CFI and receive a $100 gift certificate from Mr. B.

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