What We Do

  • Provide meals for families on surgery day
  • Gifts for heart kiddos and families during hospital stays
  • Gift cards for food and gas
  • Payment for lodging or their stay at the Ronald McDonald House
  • Special visits to families in the hospital (many times bearing gifts)
  • Monthly support group meetings
  • Special events including Mom’s Night Out, Valentine’s Day and Christmas parties and other family oriented events

Families Eligible for Financial Assistance

  • No financial requirements
  • Generally referred by nurses & social workers at the hospital, but can be referred by friends or family
  • Eligible after child has exceeded a 2 week hospitalization
  • Provides $50/week or $200/month
  • Provided assistance to over 150 different Iowa families since inception

To refer a family click here