Urgent Needs

The following is a list of items and supplies we urgently need. This list is current and was last updated/reviewed on 08/19/2017.

Please email us with any questions you have.

Hats and Booties for Special/Holiday Donations:

Hats, Booties, Diaper Covers, Leg Warmers and other costumes for our  2017 Boo in the NICU to Iowa NICUs.

Developmental Hearts:

The Preemie Project is in need of developmental hearts that have minky fabric on one side and flannel or cotton on the other side. These heart should be the full 7.5 inches wide.   Our biggest need is for boy pattern fabrics and colors. We have prepared a simple pattern for the heart that can be found HERE. Print pattern at 100%.

Family Support:

Gas Cards for family:  $10 cards to area service stations. The best stations to use are BP , Kum & Go and Caseys.

Pampers diapers: Size 1 only

Formula: Neosure, Enfacare, Enfamil and Similac Advance

Infant Bereavement Items

Knit or crochet blankets :

Colors needed: WHITE, PALE PINK AND PALE BLUE (solid color only). We need at least 1/2 of the blankets to be WHITE.

Sizes Needed: The most needed sizes at this time are the 25×25 inch, 30×30 inch and 36×36 inch.

Knit sleepers:

Colors needed: pale pink or pale blue.

Sizes Needed: 2-3lb, 3-5lb and 6-8lb. 

Pattern: Sleep Sack Pattern by Marcia Williams

Knit or Crochet Buntings:

Colors needed: light baby blue is the most urgently needed color in the smaller size (8 inch total length); For larger size (10.5 in total length): all colors in pale pastels are needed

Sizes Needed: Biggest need is for the smaller size in boy colors and the larger size in all colors.

Patterns:  knit bunting pattern ; crochet bunting pattern

Tiny Memento Blankets for Miscarriage Packages:

Sizes Needed: Tiny blankets should be sized from 8 inches x 8 inches up to 9 inches x 9 inches square.

Colors Needed: The blankets should be solid, gender neutral colors such as white, cream, very light green or very light yellow. Do not use yarn that has ANY pink, purple, peach, or blue in it. Do not use ANY dark colors.