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Boo in the NICU!

October 31, 2015
Iowa NICUs

For many years, we’ve been creating “baby pumpkin patches” in Iowa NICUs for Halloween. This year we want to continue this trend, but with a fun twist. In addition to pumpkin hats and booties, we will be accepting all Halloween themed items (candy corn hats, etc) in addition to “costumes” for the babies! Ideas for “costumes” includes Disney Themed Hats, Animal Hats, Witch and Ghost Hats, etc. This is one donation where our volunteers can be as creative as they wish!

Boo in the NICU Donation!!
10 years ago, The Preemie Project started a tradition of donating cute cute hats to Iowa NICUs for Halloween. Originally we donated Pumpkin hats. We have expanded this donation to include “costume hats”.  Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, Oh My!!

Patterns and Guidelines:
Click here for holiday pattern ideas we have collected on our Ravelry Page.  Many of these are already sized properly for preterm and newborn infants.

We are also collecting ideas on our Pinterest Board. Click here to view it now.

Donation Goals:
We are hoping to bring this donation to as many NICUs as possible.  The more items we receive, the more hospitals we can support!

Hat and Bootie Sets:
1-3lb   30 sets
3-5lb   90 sets
6-8lb   90 sets
9-11lb   30 sets

Mail By/Donation Deadline: Monday, October 19th, 2015
Items may be mailed or dropped off at a Donation Center.

Mail Items to:
The Preemie Project
2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241

This donation will be made to the hospitals we support on or around October 31st, 2015. Let’s make this Halloween particularly “Cute and Spooky”!

Posted by Linda Aker

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