A list of the items requested by the hospitals we support


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


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

Who We are. Our mission


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

2020 NICU Bedding Donation Drive

Thank You to everyone that helped make our 2020 drive for NICU bedding a huge success! You help our NICU families create a homelike atmosphere in their baby’s hospital room.

Flat Sheets: Goal: 600


Fitted Sheets: Goal 400


Fleece Pads: Goal 400


updated 06/14/2020

Latest News

The Preemie Project is planning a winter break! Please do NOT mail or drop off donations from Jan 1, 2020, to April 1, 2020. Please try to get your donations sent to us by January 1 so we can feel confident when we travel that there will not be any packages left on the front step Please visit our Events Calendar to see what special projects are scheduled for Iowa NICUs for the NEW YEAR. There is a lot to … read more

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