All kids are gifted – and those gifts are vital to our community’s health. Matthew 25 empowers youth through positive relationships, hands-on education, and artistic exploration.
See how Matthew 25 partners with local schools to empower and teach children. Learn about our Book Buddies and school garden programs.
Summer Youth Programs
Find high-quality summer programs for kids in grades K through 12. We support healthy, sustainable communities by teaching kids and families about healthy, sustainable food and social issues. Our programs include:
Urban Farm Tours
Visit Iowa’s first urban farm to learn about agriculture and environmental stewardship, enjoy hands-on exploration, taste farm-fresh produce, and more.
Groundswell is Matthew 25’s community gathering space and youth arts venue. It offers a home for the arts that includes open mic nights, concerts, educational programming, and art shows.