Events

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Upcoming and Past Events

  • Cooking with GYF: African Valentine's Day Dinner With Ingredients
    Feb 13, 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Cook along with Tricia Gabriel to make a romantic African fish dinner with your partner. Recipe, ingredients and Zoom link included in this ticket purchase.
  • Learn At Home
    You set the schedule for GYF Learn At Home
    Academic Enrichment
    Join our online at-home tutoring program to assist under-served refugee and immigrant youth Program start date: September 3rd Program End date: December 20th Program time: 5pm – 8pm
  • I am Africa: The Journey Continues 2020 Virtual Fundraiser
    Sep 26, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Event
    Come experience Africa...in Iowa--virtually!
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    African Cooking with GYF: Jollof Rice Option 1
    Jun 26, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Event via Zoom
    Join Tricia Gabriel, Ruth Mwangangi, and Heather Brady to learn how to cook a West African favorite: Jollof Rice. Option 1 includes prepped ingredients for Jollof Rice for a family of four.
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    African Cooking with GYF: Jollof Rice Option 2
    Jun 26, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Event via Zoom
    Join Tricia Gabriel, Ruth Mwangangi, and Heather Brady to learn how to cook a West African favorite: Jollof Rice. Option 2 includes a step-by-step recipe and ingredient list so you can do your own shopping ahead of time.
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    Genesis Soccer Invitational
    Mar 28, 2020, 2:00 PM – Mar 29, 2020, 6:00 PM
    Valley Community Center, 4444 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Join us for our soccer invitational as we usher in a year of growth and achievements
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    Ubuntu Youth Leadership Summit
    Mar 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Johnston Public Library, 6700 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    The leadership summit is designed to help middle and high school students prepare for college and as a part of that, make positive changes in the community.
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    Ubuntu Leadership Academy (Saturdays - Jan 11th to April 4th)
    Jan 11, 2020, 11:00 AM – Apr 04, 2020, 2:00 PM
    Franklin Jr High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Ubuntu Leadership Academy, (ULA), is a mentorship program designed to motivate young people to develop their purpose and become servant leaders within their communities. Questions? Please contact our program coordinator, Jazmyn Smith at 515-441-1305 or email at info@genesisyouthfoundation.org
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    Winter Programs (Jan 6th to May 29th, 5-8pm)
    Jan 06, 2020, 5:41 PM – May 29, 2020, 9:41 PM
    Franklin Jr High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Please sign for the Genesis Winter Programs
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    Winter Programs (Jan 6th to May 29th, 5-8pm)
    Jan 03, 2020, 5:00 PM – Jan 06, 2020, 5:26 PM
    Franklin Jr High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Please sign for the Genesis Winter Programs
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    Genesis Family Night
    Dec 14, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Franklin Jr High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Annual end of the year family celebration
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    Genesis Next Move - Young Adults Indoor Soccer League (Winter 2019)
    Nov 09, 2019, 10:00 AM – Jan 04, 2020, 6:00 PM
    Franklin Jr High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Soccer brings cultures together! Join us Saturdays for games and earn a donation towards your team/club.
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    Next Move - Youth Soccer League
    Sep 07, 2019, 5:00 PM – Oct 26, 2019, 8:00 PM
    Tower Park, 4900 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50310
    Soccer brings cultures together! * Practice on Fridays * Games on Saturdays
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    Afterschool Arts & Soccer Program
    Sep 03, 2019, 5:00 PM – Dec 20, 2019, 8:00 PM
    Genesis Family Center @ Franklin Jr High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Soccer brings cultures together! Program start date: September 3rd Program End date: December 20th Program time: 5pm – 8pm
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    Genesis Family Center Grand Opening
    Aug 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Franklin Junior High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    We're very excited to have you join us at the Genesis Family Center grand opening. Check out our new space at Franklin Junior High. We'll show you the location, share stories of our journey and have delicious African food for you to try!
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    Summer Fest 2019
    Aug 03, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    East High School, 815 E 13th St, Des Moines, IA 50316, USA
    Learn about the world of opportunities ahead of you
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    Summer Soccer 2019 (Thu & Fri 6pm - 8pm, July 11 - Aug 2)
    Jul 11, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    East High School, 815 E 13th St, Des Moines, IA 50316, USA
    Soccer brings cultures together!
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    (Beat The) Summer Slide
    Jun 10, 2019, 5:00 PM – Aug 03, 2019, 8:00 PM
    Hoover High School, 4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Continue to learn and grow with Genesis
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    I am Africa
    Mar 30, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Franklin Junior High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Come experience Africa...in Iowa!
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    Volunteer to coach!
    Jan 25, 2019, 5:15 PM – 9:15 PM
    AIB Campus, 2500 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321, USA
    Do you want to help kids fall in love with the game?
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    College Recruitment Workshop
    Jan 15, 2019, 5:00 PM
    Johnston Public Library, 6700 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    Middle and High School Soccer Players join us to prepare for college recruitment
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    Genesis Adult Indoor Soccer League
    Dec 15, 2018, 2:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Franklin Junior High, 4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Using soccer to bring different cultures within our community together. Saturdays, Dec 15th to Jan 26th - 2:30pm to 9:30pm
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    Food for thought - Woman to woman
    Dec 15, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Saint Paul Presbyterian Church, 6426 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    Friendships, relationship, family & health
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    Genesis Youth Indoor Tournament (U13 - U18)
    Dec 08, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    Valley Community Center, 4444 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Kick the winter blues with Genesis Youth Foundation
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    Genesis Youth Indoor Tournament (U9 - U12)
    Dec 01, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    Valley Community Center, 4444 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Kick the winter blues with Genesis Youth Foundation
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    Thanksgiving dinner
    Nov 22, 2018, 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Zion Lutheran Church, 4300 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Please join Genesis Youth Foundation to give thanks to all of the families and volunteers who helped us advance our mission this year
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    Our Stories: The African Community In Iowa
    Jul 28, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Johnston Public Library, 6700 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    Join us as we celebrate the African experience in Iowa through food, panel discussions and entertainment. Hosted by Genesis Youth Foundation and Johnston Public Library.
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