2016 Birdies for Charity-883 Birdies!!
thanks to all of our supporters who participated in the 2016
Birdies for Charity program. Together, including flat
rate donations and pledges, approximately $3,941.08 was
raised for the Iowa SIDS Foundation. A final total
will be published in our newsletter once all payments and
the 10% program match have
been received from the Principal Charity Classic. We
appreciate and are very thankful for your support!
Donors who donated via a Per Birdies Pledge will receive an
invoice for their donation on Monday, June 13th. In
order for our Foundation to receive the 10% match for the
2016 tournament, all donations MUST be received by
July 31, 2016.
17th Annual Walk for the Future--August 27, 2016
The 17th annual Walk for the Future
will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Mark your
calendars to save the date!! Additional information
and updates for each walk is being added as it is received.
Please check back often for updates on activities, sponsors,
and registration information!
Walks will be held in
Ankeny, Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Le Mars, Mason City,
Washington, and What Cheer.
Click here, for more info
regarding each walk location.
**Visit our Facebook page to view photos from the
Peer Contact Training
Peer contacts are
critical to providing grief support to newly bereaved
families. In order to meet the needs of those of you who
are interested in learning more about becoming a peer
contact, numerous trainings are being offered. After
completing a workshop on the responsibilities and
expectations of the peer contact program, participants then
decide whether or not they would like to be a volunteer peer
contact. Peer Contacts can be parents, foster parents,
grandparents, childcare provider, or other relative that has
experienced a sleep related infant death.
is no cost to attend a peer contact session.
Lunch will be provided and mileage can be reimbursed.
If you are interested in becoming a peer contact, please contact the office by calling 866-480-4741 or
by email at
Amazon Smiles Program
AmazonSmile Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation
created by Amazon to administer the AmazonSmile program. All
donation amounts generated by the AmazonSmile program are
remitted to the AmazonSmile Foundation.
To shop AmazonSmile today,
In turn, the AmazonSmile Foundation donates those amounts to
the Iowa SIDS Foundation.
For eligible purchase at AmazonSmile, 0.5% of the
purchase price will be forwarded to the Iowa SIDS
Amazon pays all administrative costs
allowing 100% of the funds be forwarded to the charity you
Volunteers are critical to our
click here to see
the various opportunities that volunteers are needed for.
866-480-4741 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on
how to volunteer! You could make the
difference for a family in Iowa!