How to Organize Community Fundraising Efforts Benefiting University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital and University of Iowa Health Care

Have an idea for a lemonade stand for a good cause? Or maybe a 5K? If you’re interested in planning a fundraiser to benefit UI Health Care, no effort is too small, and the impact is limitless.

Community fundraising efforts are a great way to get involved and touch the lives of our pediatric and adult patients, as well as physicians, nurses, and staff.

To learn more about planning a fundraiser, and how we can assist your efforts, please read our Guidelines for Hosting Community Fundraising Efforts.

If you are interested in planning a fundraiser, please provide information about your proposed effort. The fundraising team will review your proposal and contact you within one week.

For more information, please email

How the fundraising team can help:

  • Offer planning advice
  • Provide written confirmation of partnership
  • Provide "proceeds benefit" logos and fliers
  • Provide expertise on accepting donations
  • Provide charitable tax receipt for donations
  • Provide gift recognition for donations as appropriate


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