Special Notice

The Des Moines Public Schools are closed today for bad weather. As per CFUM policy to keep everyone safe, if the Des Moines Public Schools cancel classes, all CFUM programs and offices will be closed  as well.


Welcome to Children & Family Urban Movement!

The mission of CFUM is to create a community that supports the potential of children, youth, and families through educational success, healthy living, and community engagement.


Our Programming

Breakfast Club

Giving children and youth a positive start to the day. The purpose is accomplished by providing a safe and consistent environment, welcoming and nurturing relationships with adults and peers, a nutritious meal, and a variety of purposeful activities.

The Haven

Providing quality after school programming for children in grades K – 5 focused on literacy and leadership and building the skills, attitudes, knowledge, and experience that prepare students for the present and the future.

Awesome Summer Days

Supporting K-5 children and their parents by providing consistent, purposeful, academic-based and experienced focused activities during the summer school break at Moulton Extended Learning Center

Wonder Girlz

Engaging pre-adolescent (5th grade) girls in experiences that will develop leadership, personal empowerment, resilience, and connections beyond themselves.

5th Grade Crew

Engaging pre-adolescent (5th grade) boys in experiences that will develop leadership, personal empowerment, resilience, and connections beyond themselves.

Whyld Girls

Encouraging healthy self-development, and, educational success, life goals, and leadership skills in adolescent girls in grades 6 – 12 that will prepare them for post-secondary education and productive life and career paths.

Backyard Boyz

Encouraging healthy self-development, and, educational success, life goals, and leadership skills in adolescent boys in grades 6 – 12 that will prepare them for post-secondary education and productive life and career paths.

High School Mentors

A gender-specific program that has launched a peer teen pregnancy prevention campaign. They have created and trademarked the campaign Future. The Alternative F Word to educate peers that their brightest future comes through having a plan that includes educational success and being knowledgeably regarding sexual health.

Supper Club

Provides a place of welcome and a healthy evening meal six days a week for anyone of any age.

Community Celebrations

Winter and Spring Talent Shows showcase the gifts of the children, building their confidence and nurturing self-esteem. Special Thanksgiving dinner served family style, bring volunteers and about 200 neighbors for feast and fellowship.

Back-to-School Health Fair

Supporting students and families in beginning the school year at Moulton Extended Learning Center in mid-July ready to learn and be engaged.


Give TodayVolunteer

Change A Child’s Story

Watch this video to see the impact of reading on grade level and the work that is being done. Want to help? Donate an award winning book to one of our programs.

Updates from Our Twitter Feed

#Volunteers make life better at CFUM! Your time, talents and passion can help make a difference. Discover your gift… https://t.co/tanK1e7Lgj
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Anyone SO READY to say "adios" to winter? #SpringEquinox (Started at 5:28 a.m.) https://t.co/nCzC2Gksfd
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Happy St. Patrick's Day from your friends at CFUM! https://t.co/r0pzujb3mg
RT @SCIOWA: Learn by listening this Spring Break at SCI! Become a sound scientist with hands-on activities through Monday: https://t.co/qoo…
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Updates from Our Facebook Feed

2 days ago

Children and Family Urban Movement

The 2016 11th Annual Children & Family Urban Movement (CFUM) Score Fore Kids Golf Tournament raissed nearly $29,000! Those funds benefit, the 8 week Awesome Summer Days program that encouragess the learning of new skills,community service projects, increased awareness of health and wellness as well as continued or increased reading and writing ability

All proceeds from our Score Fore Kids Golf Tournament benefit the Awesome Summer days program ensuring that as many children as possible have access to quality out of school programming.

Looking for a unique way to get your business noticed while supporting children's educational programming? Please consider becoming a sponsor of the 12th Annual Score Fore Kids Golf Tournament. Contact Breanne for additional information at [email protected]

12th Annual Score Fore Kids Golf TournamentAugust 11, 2017, 7:30amThe Legacy Golf ClubThe 2016 11th Annual Children & Family Urban Movement (CFUM) Score Fore Kids Golf Tournament raissed nearly $29,000! Those funds benefit, the 8 week Awesome Summer Days program that encouragess the learning of new skills,community service projects, increased awareness of health and wellness as well as continued or increased reading and writing ability

All proceeds from our Score Fore Kids Golf Tournament benefit the Awesome Summer days program ensuring that as many children as possible have access to quality out of school programming.

Looking for a unique way to get your business noticed while supporting children's educational programming? Please consider becoming a sponsor of the 12th Annual Score Fore Kids Golf Tournament. Contact Breanne for additional information at [email protected]
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12th Annual Score Fore Kids Golf Tournament

We've had a great start to the CFUM year and enjoyed some fun and successful programs from preschool to high school! Check out our photo recap! ... See MoreSee Less

Weve had a great start to the CFUM year and enjoyed some fun and successful programs from preschool to high school! Check out our photo recap!

We've had a great start to the CFUM year and enjoyed some fun and successful programs from preschool to high school! Check out our photo recap! ... See MoreSee Less

Weve had a great start to the CFUM year and enjoyed some fun and successful programs from preschool to high school! Check out our photo recap!