Your contributions to the John Stoddard Cancer Center help provide compassionate, quality, comprehensive care for our patients and their families. Your generosity provides vital support for programs and services not reimbursed by insurance. Your gifts make a difference here.
There are many ways you can help – make a cash gift, volunteer, host a fundraiser, donate items, honor loved ones, plan an estate gift, and more. Thank you for your support!
Make a Gift
Give today and make a difference for patients and families receiving care here.
Volunteers are an important part of what makes John Stoddard one of the top cancer centers in the Midwest. Click here to learn more about volunteering. Volunteers are needed for our inpatient unit and Radiation Oncology department. We also need volunteers to help represent Stoddard at various special events throughout the year.
Thank you for supporting John Stoddard Cancer Center! It is difficult for patients and families to spend time in the hospital, but special gifts and activities can help ease the anxiety and stress. Your donation of new hats, blankets, crossword puzzles help brighten the day of our patients. Click here to view the Gift In-Kind donation form.
Because of concerns about allergies and immunity among patients, we only accept donations of new, unused items from a smoke-free household.
Items our patients need:
- Sewn port protectors
- Small pillows/neck pillows
- Chemo care kits (may include items such as Kleenex, socks, water bottle, notebook, pen, non-scented lotion, hard candies, word searches, crossword puzzles, Sudoku, etc.)
- Paperback Books (new)
- Gas Station Gift Cards
Items not accepted:
- Wigs and turbans
- Medical accessories (crutches, walker, etc.)
- Unused medical supplies or medications
Consider donating these items to The Not New Shop, benefiting Iowa Lutheran Hospital.
For questions about in-kind donations contact Gina Mandernach at (515) 241-8505.
Rally Against Cancer
Rally Against Cancer is the annual fundraising event for the John Stoddard Cancer Center held every January. The proceeds from the event support many of the vital programs and services provided at the cancer center. Since the event began in 2000, over $3.6 million has been raised.