Events

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Upcoming and Past Events

  • Midwest Conference Cup Youth Select Registration
    Aug 05, 5:00 PM – Aug 07, 5:00 PM
    Norwalk, 200 Wright Rd, Norwalk, IA 50211, USA
    Join us for the 2022 Midwest Conference Cup Soccer Tournament at the McAninch Sports Complex in Norwalk, Iowa. The theme for this year's event is Celebrating the Spirit of Ubuntu in Central Iowa. Ubuntu is an African word that translates to "I am because We are".
  • Midwest Conference Cup Youth Rec Registration
    Aug 05, 5:00 PM – Aug 07, 5:00 PM
    Norwalk, 200 Wright Rd, Norwalk, IA 50211, USA
    Join us for the 2022 Midwest Conference Cup Soccer Tournament at the McAninch Sports Complex in Norwalk, Iowa. The theme for this year's event is Celebrating the Spirit of Ubuntu in Central Iowa. Ubuntu is an African word that translates to "I am because We are".
  • Midwest Conference Cup Adult Team Registration
    Aug 05, 5:00 PM – Aug 07, 5:00 PM
    Norwalk, 200 Wright Rd, Norwalk, IA 50211, USA
    Join us for the 2022 Midwest Conference Cup Soccer Tournament at the McAninch Sports Complex in Norwalk, Iowa. The theme for this year's event is Celebrating the Spirit of Ubuntu in Central Iowa. Ubuntu is an African word that translates to "I am because We are".
  • Genesis Youth Foundation African Night
    Feb 26, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Hope + Elim Building, 2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    Join us on Saturday, February 26th from 5pm to 8pm for African Night, a fun community night to learn from our youth about the history and culture of different parts of the African diaspora. African food and drinks will be available for attendees.
  • Ubuntu Leadership Academy Training
    Feb 21, 5:30 PM – Feb 26, 8:00 PM
    Genesis Youth Foundation Center, 2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    The Ubuntu Leadership Academy Training is a week-long training workshop for middle and high school students to be leaders and peer mentors within their community.
  • Ubuntu Parents Workshop
    Jan 28, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Genesis Youth Foundation Center, 2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    Join us for the Ubuntu Parents Workshop an informational round table discussion for parents, community members and leaders.
  • Giving Table: Culturally Appropriate Food Giveaway
    Dec 11, 2021, 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.
  • End of Year Banquet
    Dec 04, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Genesis Youth Foundation Center, 2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    Join Genesis Youth Foundation in celebrating our youth on and off the field and in the classroom. We will honor their academic achievements and soccer skills.
  • I Am Africa: Our Home in Iowa
    RSVP Closed
    Oct 02, 2021, 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
    Aug 14, 2021, 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, 2021, 5:30 PM – Jul 31, 2021, 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, 2021, 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 1 With Ingredients
    RSVP Closed
    Feb 13, 2021, 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.
  • African Valentine's Day Dinner Option 2 Without Ingredients
    RSVP Closed
    Feb 13, 2021, 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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