Special Notice

To protect the health and safety of our program participants, volunteers, and staff, CFUM is closed and is not providing breakfast club or afterschool programming. At this time we are unsure of when we may be able to resume regularly scheduled activities.

In conjunction with neighborhood volunteers and supper club groups, CFUM is coordinating dates for to go meals and to be distributed from 4:45 – 5:30 pm Monday – Friday.

Staff is working remotely and will follow up as we can.

Here are some links to additional information that you may find helpful during this time.

For more information from Des Moines Public Schools related to information translated in different languages and lunch opportunities, please click here.  https://www.dmschools.org/coronavirus/dmps-close-monday-march-30/

For resources to assist your family during this time please call 211 or visit http://211.org/.

Click on this link for update information on food site distribution locations.  https://www.dmschools.org/coronavirus/family-support-district-closure/124486-2/.

Thank you for your understanding.


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.


When you grow-up feeling supported, understood, and encouraged, opportunity abounds! Children and Family Urban Movement believes in supporting the strong foundations of families in our community.

By providing friendship, mentorship, healthy programming and before and after school support, our teams can deliver positive futures for all our children and families.

Join Our Mission

We need your time, talents, energy, and support to transform our communities! We urge you get involved through volunteering, donating or inviting our teams to speak at your organizations.