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Neighbors Growing Together | Aug 22, 2018

Great River Friends donate to GRHS

Jun 08, 2018


Great River Friends donated $53,100 this spring to Great River Health System, an increase over last year’s gift.

The money has been designated for the following projects:

• Activity supplies at the Klein Center

• Books for children in the pediatrics unit

• Breast milk from Mothers Milk Bank of Iowa for newborns in the obstetrics unit

• Educational calendars for heart and vascular center patients

• Electronic tablets for use in the cardiovascular care and intensive care units

• Group project materials for behavioral health patients

• Ice packs for patients to take home after surgery

• Klein Center’s Music and Memory Program for dementia

• Landscaping outside the cancer center

• Lift for transferring hospice house patients

• Materials for patient comfort projects including quilts, pillows and greeting cards

• Sleep sacks for babies born in the Women and Family Center

• Sofa beds for patient and family rooms at the Hospice House

• Wigs for cancer center patients

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

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