Events

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Upcoming and Past Events

  • Giving Table: Culturally Appropriate Food Giveaway
    Giving Table: Culturally Appropriate Food Giveaway
    Dec 11, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Hope + Elim Building, 2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    The Giving Table Food Giveaway will feature culturally appropriate food that is familiar to African refugee and immigrant families, although anyone in central Iowa experiencing food insecurity is welcome to receive food, while supplies last.
  • I Am Africa: Our Home in Iowa
    RSVP Closed
    Oct 02, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    West Des Moines, 4444 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    This year’s I Am Africa fundraiser on October 2nd will be an exciting evening for all ages filled with storytelling from Genesis kids and parents who are eager to share their stories of creating a home in Iowa.
  • African Parents Information Day
    African Parents Information Day
    Aug 14, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Genesis Youth Foundation Center, 2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    Join Genesis Youth Foundation for an African Parent Information Day at the new GYF center located at the Hope + Elim Building.
  • Genesis FC Player Justification Day
    RSVP Closed
    Jul 30, 5:30 PM – Jul 31, 12:00 PM
    Tower Park, 4900 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310, USA
    Come show your talents for a spot of on our fall soccer teams!
  • Learn At Home
    RSVP Closed
    Jul 23, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM CDT
    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
  • African Valentine's Day Dinner Option 2 Without Ingredients
    RSVP Closed
    Feb 13, 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Cook along with Tricia Gabriel to make a romantic African fish dinner with your partner. Recipe and Zoom link included in this ticket purchase. Make sure you pick up the ingredients at your grocery store of choice before the event.
  • African Valentine's Day Dinner Option 1 With Ingredients
    RSVP Closed
    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.
  • I am Africa: The Journey Continues 2020 Virtual Fundraiser
    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!
  • African Cooking with GYF: Jollof Rice Option 2
    RSVP Closed
    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.
  • African Cooking with GYF: Jollof Rice Option 1
    RSVP Closed
    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.
  • Genesis Soccer Invitational
    RSVP Closed
    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
  • Ubuntu Youth Leadership Summit
    RSVP Closed
    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.
  • Ubuntu Leadership Academy (Saturdays - Jan 11th to April 4th)
    RSVP Closed
    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
  • Winter Programs (Jan 6th to May 29th, 5-8pm)
    RSVP Closed
    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
  • Winter Programs (Jan 6th to May 29th, 5-8pm)
    RSVP Closed
    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
  • Genesis Family Night
    RSVP Closed
    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
  • Genesis Next Move - Young Adults Indoor Soccer League (Winter 2019)
    RSVP Closed
    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.
  • Next Move - Youth Soccer League
    RSVP Closed
    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