Win a Blackstone Griddle!

Buy raffle tickets for your chance to win a Blackstone 4-Burner, 36-inch Gas Griddle in Classic Black and a 6-Piece Deluxe Spatula Griddle Kit! While the ticket sales and drawing are a part of the 7th Annual Cradling New Life Golf Tournament, you do not need to be present to win. Buy tickets (each ticket […]

Shop Local to Give Fundraiser

Times are tough. Small businesses and local nonprofits have been hit especially hard. In 2021, Cradling New Life is teaming up with 12 local small businesses (one each month) to spotlight their particular merchandise and services. Each month, members of our Facebook group called “Shop Local to Give?Cradling New Life” will have access to special […]

7th Annual Golf Tournament

Cradling New Life’s golf tournament returns to the course after a virtual 2020 tourney. Join us Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Copper Creek Golf Course in Pleasant Hill for a day of play with your team of four, sign up as a tournament sponsor, or be a volunteer for the event! Be an Event Sponsor

Holiday Ornaments

This season purchase an ornament & support NICU families! All proceeds go directly to Cradling New Life!  1 Bulb $20 2 Bulbs $35 3 Bulbs $50 4 Bulbs $60 Donated Bulbs $15 All donated bulbs will be delivered by Cradling New Life to local hospital NICU’s this Christmas! Please submit order form below! If you […]

Labor Day Dunk Tank Fundraiser

Since Cradling New Life was started by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 55, our board members thought it would be fun to have a fundraiser involving all of the Des Moines area unions at the Labor Day Picnic following the Labor Day Parade. We had union representatives from different locals across Des Moines […]

Amazon Smile

Have you ever purchased anything on Amazon?  Amazon has a great program that donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases to the charity of your choice.  Same products, same prices and the same service you are used to.  You can support Cradling New Life by logging onto www.smile.amazon.com with your Amazon username […]

MB2 Raceway Fundraiser Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Pedal to the Metal For Preemies fundraiser at MB2 Raceway in Grimes! We hope everyone had a great time. We would also like to thank Hy-Vee in Winterset for a discount on cookies and American Income Life Insurance for donating a silent auction item. Last but not least, thank […]


There are many reasons to make a charitable contribution. The purpose of gifting differs vastly among those who give. Whatever the individual reasoning may be, volunteering and donating bring forth a host of benefits. So, why not add a little fun to the mix? That is exactly what Cradling New Life does with many of […]