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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”   -Margaret Mead

Thank you to all of our Community Partners!

Altoona Kids Cafe would not be possible without your support!

Diamond Partners

Lutheran Church of the Cross

The Fireside Grill

Prairie Meadows

Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping, Altoona Iowa

Southeast Polk Education Foundation

Auto Owner’s Insurance

Sharon Townsend

Suzanne and Duane Cantrell

Skip and Jeanie Conkling

Warren Family Foundation

Platinum Partners

Debra Townsend Lind

Matthew and Jennifer Suhr

Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce

Swain Chiropractice

The Sugar Shack

Mitchellville Elementary PTA

Altoona United Methodist Church

 Kiwanis Club of Southeast Polk

Southeast Polk High School Teachers and Staff

Jill and Alex Niswander

Zach and Kelly Nunn

Altoona Smiles

Skinner Law Office

Phyllis Childers

Delaware Elementary PTA

Willowbrook Elementary Teachers and Staff

Gold Partners

Henry Hill

McManus Automotive

Larry’s Window Service Inc.

Altoona Menchies

Schneider Graphics

Bankers Trust

Runnells Christian Church

Iowa Smiles P.C.

Greater Iowa Credit Union

The Wellmark Foundation

Silver Partners

Pleasant Hill Church, United Methodist Women

Hair FX Salon & Spa

Altoona Lions Club

Bob and Rhonda Porter

Alex and Lindsay Weigel

Brett Handy

John and Connie Dawson

Sue Howard

Oral Health Clinic, P.C.

Crossway Community Church

Bank Iowa

Community State Bank Altoona

Altoona Veterinary Hospital

Southeast Polk Got Bounce

Bronze Partners

LuLaRoe Jessica Scuffham

Gene and Susan Lutz

Ted and Misty Johnson

Joseph and Kristin Aulwes

Bruce and Jean Mason

Ackelson Sheet Metal

Good Government for Pleasant Hill


Don and Ruth Johnson

Penny Carroll

Joe and Leann Riding

Terrace Hills Golf Course

Kim and Karen’s Quality Cleaners

Michael and Pamela Callahan

Joyce & William Hockensmith

Des Moines Mothers of Multiples

We would also like to extend a Special Thank You to the following people and organizations.You have recognized the need, and shared in our vision. 

Without you there would be no Altoona Kids Cafe.

Thank you…

Lutheran Church of the Cross

Larry O’ Connor

Caring Hands

Craig and Vicky Menozzi

Joe Nelson,  Mitchellville Elementary Principal

Melissa Horton & Victoria Tracey, Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce

The Altoona Campus

Lori Slings, Southeast Polk School Board

Chad Johnson, Southeast Polk School Board

Jennifur Suhr and Amy Skarin

And to our family, friends, and mentors whose support is immeasurable…

and to the kids who inspire us everyday. 

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