The Winterset Freedom Center, established in 2015, includes a kitchen and a large space for activities and tutoring. The following after school K-12th grade programs are offered:

  • Whiz Kidz (K-6th grade), Monday/Thursday from 3:15-6:00pm
  • Discovery (7th-8th grade), Tuesday from 3:15-6:00pm
  • Journey (9th-12th grade), Tuesday from 6:00-8:00pm

The advisory board members for the Winterset Freedom Center are:

  • Britta Thornburg
  • Jeannie Campbell
  • Sarah Hohanshelt
  • Toby Tyler
  • Kristine Tyler

For more information about the Winterset Freedom Center, please contact Valerie Utsler at

Volunteering at Freedom has become one of the highlights of my week! I thank God each day for the friends I have made and for the children who I see growing and changing because of knowing about God's love.