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St. Luke's Emergency Department

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Jones Regional Medical Center Urgent Care - Anamosa

1795 Highway 64 East
Anamosa, IA 52205

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Lindale)

153 Collins Road Northeast
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Peck's Landing)

1940 Blairs Ferry Rd.
Hiawatha, IA 52233

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Marion

2992 7th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Westside

2375 Edgewood Road Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Children's Center Wish List

Thank you for supporting the Children's Center at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital.  Please know that due to patient confidentiality and infection control, donors are unable to deliver the items to patients. 

Donations may be dropped off at CWCH or mailed to:

St. Luke's Hospital attn. NICU/Peds
1026 A Ave. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

If you're looking for a quick way to purchase and donate items, you can place an order through our Amazon Wish List by clicking here.

Donation Guidelines

You can help us support the health and safety of our patients by reviewing and following the guidelines below. 
  • We prefer new toys in their original packaging.
  • Please do not gift wrap any donations, as they will need to be checked for safety reasons.
  • Gifts must be latex free and non-violent.
  • We cannot accept candy or food. Many patients have dietary restrictions or allergies. 
  • Please know that donors are unable to deliver gifts directly to patients. We do this to respect the privacy and safety of patients and families. Our staff distributes the gifts with great care to ensure appropriateness for each patient. 
  • Staff can provide a donation form for your taxes, if you are interested.
  • All checks or gift certificates should be made payable to: UnityPoint Health—St. Luke's Hospital (Attention: NICU/Pediatrics).

Gifts we can always use

  • Fleece blankets
  • Books for kids of all ages
  • Board games for all ages
  • Card games
  • New release or popular DVDs (Disney, Pixar, Dream Works rated G, PG, or PG-13 only)
  • Crayons, washable markers or colored pencils
  • Crayola Color Wonder markers, Color Wonder Paper or Color Wonder coloring books 
  • Journals/notebooks
  • Activity books such as sudoku, word find, crosswords or mind teasers
  • Scratch art activities
  • Gift cards ($10 and $15 increments to Target, Walmart or Amazon)
  • Items for the Treasure Chest (examples: princess chap stick, princess, little kaleidoscope, fun flashlight, sunglasses, sticker book, magnetic drawing sheet)—the Treasure Chest is available for children to choose an item after a test or procedure
  • Sleepers with snaps (newborn)
  • Sleep sacks

Inpatient Bedside Item Suggestions

  • Crib mobiles/music boxes
  • Sound machines
  • Bouncy chairs
  • Swing seats
  • Exercise saucers

Distraction Item Suggestions

  • Fidget toys, such as pop-its
  • Pinwheels
  • Stress balls
  • Cosmic ray wands
  • Bubbles (small/mini bottles)

Arts and Crafts

  • Coloring books
  • Adult coloring books
  • Glue sticks or bottles

Play Items

  • Plastic infant toys and rattles
  • Light up/musical toys
  • Character toys (must be washable)
  • Pop-up or stacking toys
  • Shape sorters
  • Medical kits
  • Cash registers
  • Little People
  • Lego sets for all ages
  • Magna-Tiles
  • Dinosaurs
  • Superhero action figures
  • Disney princess playsets
  • Baby dolls
  • Toy tractors or farm sets
  • Puzzles for various ages

Everyday Essentials for Patients & Families

  • Hair ties or hair clips
  • Brushes, hair detangling brushes and combs
  • Detangler spray
  • Youth and young adult underwear and socks 
  • Boys and young men's mesh shorts or sweatpants
  • Girls and young women's shorts, sweatpants or leggings
  • Youth and young adult t-shirts and sweatshirts

If you have a question about a specific item that you would like to donate, please call St. Luke's Foundation (319) 369-7716. Thank you!