When you support John Stoddard Cancer Center you are making an incredible difference in the lives of the patients and families we serve. With your contributions, we can provide compassionate, quality, comprehensive care for our patients and their families. Your generosity provides vital support for our programs by funding needs and programs that are not reimbursed by insurance.
There are many ways you can help – make a cash gift, volunteer, host a fundraiser, donate items, honor loved ones and plan your beneficiary gifts through stocks, estates and more. Thank you for your support!
Make a Gift
Make a gift today and make a difference for patients and families receiving care at John Stoddard Cancer Center.
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. Thank you for helping to make a difference in the lives of our patients. We need volunteers to help in various areas of the Cancer Center including our inpatient unit and Radiation Oncology. 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.
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
We encourage you to donate these items to The Not New Shop. Proceeds benefit Iowa Lutheran Hospital.
For questions about in-kind donations, contact Gina Mandernach at (515) 241-8505 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rally Against Cancer
The diagnosis of cancer changes lives forever. For patients and families the changes are often physical, emotional and psychological. Rally Against Cancer raises money to help the patients and families at John Stoddard Cancer Center while they are going through one of the hardest fights of their lives. The proceeds support the John Stoddard Cancer Oncology Navigator Program, as well as other programs that provide healing and overall well-being of patients and their families.