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June 2017

“Red, White and Blue in the NICU” Donation Deadline

June 6
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

We need help for our “4th of July” themed donation!  Items can be knit, crochet or sewn.  Help the babies celebrate the 4th of July in style!  Please visit our Crafting Guidelines and Measurements Guide for information on yarn, sizes, packaging, etc. DONATION GOALS: The more donations we receive, the more NICUs we can support! Hat and Bootie Sets: 20 1-1.5lb 40  2-3lb 90  3-5lb 90  6-8lb 30  9-11lb Be sure to see our Measurements Guide when sizing your hats and booties. Mail By Deadline: June…

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July 2017

500 Red Hats for “Big Hearts Little Hats”

July 1
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

We are asking The Preemie Project Volunteers to make 500 solid red NEWBORN sized hats. The hats will be donated to The Iowa American Heart Association Little Hats Big Hearts Campaign The Preemie Project collected just under 500 hats for them last year.  They would love to be able to double the number of Iowa hospitals they include in this educational campaign.  We know TPP volunteers can help them out in a very big way! We hope to have at least 500 or…

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August 2017

Cy-Hawk Challenge

August 21
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

Join us in our tradition of donating Hawkeye and Cyclone themed hats and booties to Iowa NICUs. Items are donated during the week prior to the Iowa-Iowa State or Cy-Hawk football game.

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October 2017

Boo In the NICU

October 13
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

For many years, we’ve been creating “baby pumpkin patches” in Iowa NICUs for Halloween. In the past couple years we have expanded this to include costume hats, booties, cocoons and other NICU sized cute dress-up items.  In addition to pumpkin hats and booties, we will be asking volunteer to make Halloween themed hats and booties and “costumes” for the babies! Ideas for “costumes” includes Disney Themed Hats, Animal Hats, Witch and Ghost Hats, etc. This is one donation where our…

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December 2017

Christmas/Winter Holiday Donation

December 4
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

We need your help to bring Holiday Cheer to Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Iowa.  Participating is simple.  Pick your favorite winter or Christmas holiday hat and/or bootie pattern. Items may be knit, crochet or sewn. The Preemie Project donates festive hats and booties to help brighten up the holidays for the families.  We are talking Santas, Christmas tree hats, Grinch Hats, Elf Hats and more.  These special holiday donations have become very important events for the NICUs.  The nurses…

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