Children & Families of Iowa’s Kidsfest

Nonprofit: Children & Families of Iowa

Sponsor: Veridian Credit Union

Date: March 4 – 6, 2016

Venue: Iowa State Fairgrounds Varied Industries Building

Main Attractions: Kidsfest presented by Veridian Credit offered attendees many child-friendly activities. Exciting attractions included new stage shows featuring: The String Beans Band, DBS Turtles, and Bettie Jane Bibler’s “Animal Scales and Tails from Around the World”. Also this year, three private VIP parties were held, featuring Beauty the Princess on Friday, a pizza party with the DBS Turtles on Saturday, and superheroes from the Justice Corps of Iowa on Sunday.

Bottom Line: This year, the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa raised $131,000 during Kidsfest for CFI’s programs that help at-risk families.

Photography: Candy Foster, Sarah Vale and Heather Lee

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