Great River Friends donates $30,922 to Great River Health Systems

At its annual meeting and recognition event April 25, Great River Friends donated $30,922.48 to Great River Health System. It has been designated for these projects:

  • Books for children in the Pediatrics Unit
  • Breast milk from Mothers Milk Bank of Iowa for newborns in the Obstetrics Unit
  • Crafts and workbooks for Great River Mental Health’s Partial Hospitalization Program
  • Educational calendars for Heart and Vascular Center patients
  • Electronic tablets for inpatient therapy
  • Ice packs for patients to take home after surgery
  • Materials for comfort pillows and prayer shawls, and quilts for Great River Cancer Center and Great River Hospice patients
  • Padded folding chairs for the Digestive Health Center
  • Sleep sacks for babies born in the Women and Family Center
  • Sofa beds for patient and family rooms at Great River Hospice House
  • Teddy bears for pediatric patients

Great River Friends is a community of donors and volunteers that supports Great River Health System with their gifts of time, talent and treasure. For more information or to join, please call Volunteer Services at (319) 768-3340.