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 […]

501(c)3 Status Granted

Cradling New Life is pleased to announce that it was granted 501(c)(3) status on November 3, 2015.  This is an advantage to donors because it allows them to give to the nonprofit charity and deduct the value of their gift from their taxable income.

Kindle Fires

Charitable giving comes in many ways. Cradling New Life focuses its purpose toward assisting families with infants in Iowa hospitals’ Neonatal Intensive Care Units and expectant mothers with antepartum issues. Each situation differs in one aspect or another. As such, so do the needs and ways of providing support. Cradling New Life strives toward putting […]