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« on: October 13, 2007 03:42:59 PM »

The Preemie Project comforts premature and critically ill infants and their families at The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital by giving gifts of hats, booties and blankets that have been handcrafted by a devoted group of local and national volunteers. In addition, The Preemie Project offers solace to families who are grieving a loss by providing bereavement items such as handcrafted burial layettes and tokens of remembrance. The Preemie Project uses financial contributions to supply UI Children’s Hospital families in financial crisis with basic necessities such as diapers, toiletries and clothing.

If you'd like to learn more or donate, please visit our website at http://www.thepreemieproject.com/index.php/home.
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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2007 08:39:31 PM »

I don't have anything to contribute, but I just wanted to give you a big 'thank you' for what you're doing.

My nephew was a preemie and spent the entire holiday season at a university hospital in Michigan with a similar program (or maybe just a few thoughtful locals) and it was very much appreciated.
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2007 07:08:35 AM »

I don't have anything to contribute, but I just wanted to give you a big 'thank you' for what you're doing.

My nephew was a preemie and spent the entire holiday season at a university hospital in Michigan with a similar program (or maybe just a few thoughtful locals) and it was very much appreciated.
We actually have a local chapter in Michigan, so it could have been our group. Smiley  I'm glad your family was able to enjoy the donations.
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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2007 10:02:14 PM »

This is an awesome charity!
I was born a preemie in Iowa, and luckily didn't have to go to UICH. But thanks to you, I just signed up to donate knitted items!! THANKS!!
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2007 04:08:11 PM »

i think this is going to be one of my favorite forums here...anyways, this is a wonderful idea for the preemies. i was one, eons and eons ago Smiley i'll have to go see if they have a local chapter here in ohio.

-Laura
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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2008 05:25:02 AM »

I blogged about Craft-a-Thon 2008 here http://craftster.org/blog/?p=153  Such a great event!! Smiley
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