Snow / No Snow Day
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Snow / No Snow Day @ Urbandale | Iowa | United States

We hope you can join us on Saturday, January 17, 2015,  for an afternoon of fun outdoor games “whether” or not there’s snow on the ground!     Games include snowshoeing,   sled pull races,  tug of war, snow golf and more.   For every child who completes all events,  the Game Truck will be on hand for some indoor video gaming!

The making of winter crafts will take place in the Shelter,  where we also be serving cookies and hot chocolate – thanks to a donation from Grounds for Celebration!

A Love Affair at Mardi Gras
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join the many friends of UCAN as we celebrate “A Love Affair at Mardi Gras”!

Live music provide by FreeStyle

New Orleans-style Appetizers

New this year:   A live auction,  a dessert auction,  and some very special “grab bags”,  along with the silent auction!

Caring Corps Spring Clean-Up – CANCELLED
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:15 pm
Caring Corps Spring Clean-Up - CANCELLED @ Lions Park Gazebo | Urbandale | Iowa | United States


The Caring Corps Spring Clean-up rescheduled for Saturday, May 2nd,   has been cancelled.   Thanks to a number of volunteers who have stepped forward,   most of the yards on the list have been raked.

As of Thursday, April 30th,    we have 3 yards left to work.   If you and a group of your friends could volunteer some time in the next week or two,   we can get these all done!

Return Shoes That Fit Items to UCAN Office
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

If you are donating winter coats, snow boots, or snow pants to the Shoes That Fit Program, please deliver them to the office no later than October 26th, 2016!

If you have any questions, please don’t hestitate to contact the UCAN office.

Thanks so much for providing Urbandale kids with much-needed winter gear!!!

Caring Corps Spring Clean-Up
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am
Caring Corps Spring Clean-Up @ Lions Park Shelter | Urbandale | Iowa | United States

Spring Clean-up


The annual Caring Corps Spring Clean-up will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2016 to celebrate Earth Day. Volunteers will gather at the Lions Park Shelter at 8:00 a.m. for a continental breakfast and to receive their assignments. If you are interested in helping out please call the UCAN office at 278-3999. Although the Clean-up is scheduled until 12:00 p.m. volunteers are typically done with their assignments by 11:00 or 11:30 a.m.

Remember to bring gloves, rakes, trimmers and to dress warmly. Lawn bags will be supplied by the clients.