The Preemie Project wouldn’t exist without our volunteers generous gifts of time.  If you’re interested in volunteering, we can find a job for you!  Please us if you have any questions.  We hope you will sign-up for our email newsletter to stay in the loop with all things TPP.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Please read our crafting guidelines before starting items.  Patterns found here. Learn more about our programs here.

  1. Blanket Sleepers: These sleepers are made from fleece with a separating zipper.
  2. Booties
  3. Bonnets/Hats
  4. Blankets
  5. Bereavement Clothing: Gowns, Sleepers, Kimonos, Burial Buntings, Angel and Miscarriage Wraps
  6. Bereavement Mementos: Mother’s Tears Hankies, Small Stuffed Teddy Bears and Bunnies, Memento Bracelets
  7. Memory Boxes

Work groups are held quarterly each year, beginning in January.  View our Calendar of Events for dates.  Volunteers meet on a Saturday and Sunday to sew blankets and blanket sleepers.  Sewing skills aren’t needed for participation.  Volunteers are needed for each weekend and for preparations.

100% of the proceeds from our fundraisers go directly to support our mission.  Events include bake sales, craft sales, Christmas Gift Wrapping and much more.  Visit our Calendar of Events for information about previous and upcoming events.

The work of volunteers on several committees, including fundraising, work groups and bereavement help keep TPP running strong.  Committees meet quarterly to plan events.  Committee members assist in the planning, prepping and working events for their committee.  We encourage you to become involved today!


Upcoming Events

JULY 1, 2016
Iowa American Heart Association

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August 15, 2016
Cy-Hawk Challenge Donation Deadline
Iowa NICUs

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October 10, 2016
Boo In The NICU Halloween Donation Deadline
Iowa NICUs

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