WHAT HANDMADE ITEMS DO WE NEED?

A list of the items requested by the hospitals we support

CRAFTING GUIDELINES

These guidelines were developed to meet the needs of the hospitals we support

OUR EVENTS

The Preemie Project is powered by the involvement of devoted volunteers, people just like you.

Who We are. Our mission

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The Preemie Project seeks to provide comfort and support to critically ill infants and their families in Newborn Intensive Care Units in Iowa.

We achieve our mission through the support of a devoted group of local and national volunteers... Learn More

2019 Cy-Hawk Challenge

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL! Football season is widely anticipated in Iowa NICUs. Will you help the families celebrate with donations of Iowa Hawkeye Black/Gold or Cyclone Cardinal/Gold hats and booties?

1-1.5 lb: Goal: 20

102%

2-3 lb : Goal 45

151%

3-5 lb: Goal 100

145%

6-8 lb: Goal 100

133%

9-11 lb: Goal 45

96%

updated 08/16/2019

Latest News

We recently made some changes to the recommended booties lengths for the 6-8lb and 9-11lb size bootie on our Volunteer Measurement Guide. Make sure you review those changes before knitting or crocheting more booties. The changes are in RED

The nurses at St. Luke’s Center for Women and Children in Cedar Rapids had a great idea for Nurses’s week. They invited the SuperHero Initiative to visit Pediatrics and the NICU. The Preemie Project was called upon to help make the event extra special for the NICU. TPP volunteers graciously sewed and donated cute superhero bedding for this event. We also donated Superman, Batman, Supergirl, Wonder Woman Capes and masks for the hospital’s tiniest patients. Thank you to everyone that … read more