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March 2017

NICU Bedding Workgroup

March 25, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Solon Public Library, 320 W. Main
Solon, IA 52241 United States

Please join us for a relaxing day of sewing “For the babies”!. We will need both sewers and non-sewers. What: The Preemie Project NICU Bedding Workday WHEN: Saturday March 25, 2017 8:30: Setup 9:00 – 4:30 pm: Workgroup 4:30 pm-5:00 pm: Cleanup WHERE: Solon Public Library 320 N. Main Solon, IA NOTE: We have a LOT of work to get done We have piles and piles of fitted and flat sheets to sew.  Would you consider coming to help?  …

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April 2017

Purple Newborn Size Hats for Iowa Click for Babies

April 1, 2017
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

We are asking TPP volunteers to make 500 NEWBORN SIZED PURPLE HATS for the 2017 Iowa Click for Babies Campaign! The goal of the CLICK for Babies campaign is to increase awareness and educate others about the Period of PURPLE Crying that all infants go through, how to respond to prolonged crying, and the importance of never shaking your child – all in an effort to prevent the shaking and abuse of infants.‘ The Iowa Click for Babies has a goal of 3500…

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July 2017

500 NEWBORN SIZE Red Hats

July 31, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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 volunteers to make Halloween-themed hats and booties and “costumes” for the babies! Ideas for “costumes” includes Disney themed, Animals, Witches and Ghosts, Frankenstein Hats, etc. This is one donation where our volunteers can be…

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Halloween Workgroup

October 21, 2017
Coralville Public Library, 1401 5th Street
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

The Preemie Project will be holding a super secret workgroup to make surprise Halloween costumes for Iowa NICU babies.  We are very excited to have you come help us. WHEN:        Saturday October 21, 2017 Setup:  8:30 am Workgroup:  9:15am – 4:00pm Cleanup:  4:00pm – 4:30pm WHERE:      Coralville Public Library Schwab Auditorium 1401 5th Street Coralville, IA **Please use the underground parking.  The above ground parking is reserved for library patrons.** You can sign up for…

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March 2018

Easter/Spring Hats and Booties for Iowa NICUs Donation Deadline

March 16, 2018
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

This year we are so excited to include a Spring/Easter donation to our list of special donations..  We are planning to donate Easter and spring themed hats, booties and other costume items to Iowa Neonatal Intensive Care Units this spring.  Items can be knit, crochet or sewn.  Please visit our Crafting Guidelines and Measurements Guide for information on yarn, sizes, packaging, etc. We have pinned cute ideas on our Pinterest Page.  We are looking for flower hats, lambs, chicks, bunnies, Easter eggs and ducks. The…

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April 2019

NICU Bedding Donation Drive

April 1 - June 1
The Preemie Project, 2607 Flagstone Court
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

The mission of The Preemie Project NICU Bedding Program is to create a comfortable, colorful environment for families with donations of soft colorful sheets.  Initially, infants in the NICU are very critically ill.  Most of the caregiving activities are performed by nursing staff.  Often, the only caregiving act parents can perform for their child is to choose the sheets for their infant’s bed. HOW CAN YOU HELP? Sew and donate flat sheets, fitted sheets, and fleece pads to help our…

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