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Great River Friends donate to GRHS

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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.