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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 some events, and many registrations are available online. Check out the “Learn More” links below with each event to RSVP and get registered.

November 2018

Gazette Gives Back Campaign – Nov. 16 – Dec. 31

We are thrilled to announce that Families Helping Families has been selected as a participant for The Gazette Gives Back 2019!  The Gazette Gives Back supports local nonprofits with free advertising to increase awareness of the critical resources and services made available to our region. In 2018, over $500,000 in free advertising was provided through this program. We need your vote to receive our share of the free ads!

Voting starts Nov. 16 and concludes Dec. 21. Visit The Gazette Gives Back campaign to login or create an account. An email or postcard will go to every Gazette subscriber with voting instructions and reminders.  Non-subscribers may go to the website and select “Not a Subscriber? You can still vote!” icon to participate. Learn More on Facebook >>

December 2018

Winter Wonderland Celebration – Dec. 15

UPDATE: As of December 6, we are at maximum capacity for registrations for this event. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Families Helping Families of Iowa cordially invites you to the 2018 Winter Wonderland Holiday Celebration, hosted by Hawkeye Downs on Saturday, December 15 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Each year we celebrate with Iowa’s children in foster care and provide a festive atmosphere with toys and gifts, Santa & Mrs. Claus, lots of activities, music, and refreshments!

Give a Coat, Share the Warmth – through Jan. 21, 2019

Families Helping Families of Iowa is grateful to participate in the 12th Annual Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Coat Drive, presented by BurlingtonDelivering Good, and Good Morning America. Drop off any gently worn coats at the Cedar Rapids Burlington store (6330, 3475 Westdale Drive SW in Cedar Rapids) through January 21, 2019. Coats will be distributed to Iowa’s foster children in need through our Clothing Closet. Learn More on Facebook >>

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