See what’s coming up at Families Helping Families
At Families Helping Families of Iowa, we pride ourselves on offering families and kiddos a myriad of activities and fun year-round, from fundraising events to celebrations of new school years and holidays! Registration is required for most events and is available online. Follow the links to the Facebook events below and to stay tuned for updates, registration links, messages from our team and more.
For more information about any of our events, please call 319-294-9706 or email email@example.com.
Scheduled Supply Pick-Ups: Saturday, August 1 – Saturday, August 8, 2020Families Helping Families of Iowa 3516 Center Point Road NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
This annual event is free to attend for Iowa’s children (grades K – 12) in foster care, relative placement or adopted from foster care. In order to receive a backpack & supplies, each child must be registered online prior to July 24, 2020. Registration will open on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. An email to sign-up for a pick-up date will be sent to all caregivers prior to Saturday, August 1, 2020.
Donate & Support the BTSR
The school supply drive for our annual Back to School Rally is going virtual this year! We need your help collecting backpacks and school supplies for over 500 children in foster care or adopted from foster care. If you are able to purchase supplies or make a donation to help us purchase supplies, it will help us tremendously!
- Make a financial donation online. Select “2020 Back to School Rally.”
- Shop our Amazon School Supply List. All purchases will be delivered directly to the FHF office.
- Or, feel free to shop elsewhere and ship directly to our office at 3516 Center Point Road NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.
Foster & Adoptive Parent Support Group
Third Monday of each month, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Join other foster and adoptive parents to network, offer advice, ask questions, and support one another. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 319-294-9706.
The meeting takes place on GoToMeeting. Details can be found on Facebook.
Saturday, October 17, 2020 – 10 am to 12 pmIBEW/Miller Hall 1211 Wiley Blvd SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
This event is open to the public. Admission is $5 for all children (3 and up) at the door. Free for adults.
Admission is FREE for foster, relative placement and adopted children. Registration required at www.fhfia.org between 9/1/2020 and 10/10/2020.
Saturday, December 12, 2020 ~ 1 pm to 4pmHawkeye Downs Expo Center 4400 6th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
This annual holiday event is free for children in foster care, relative or other approved placements, those adopted from foster care and other children living in the foster household. Register online at www.fhfia.org beginning Tuesday, December 1, 2020.