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The Foundation accepts donations to provide items for children during their stay or visit to IU Health La Porte Hospital. Items include blankets & stuffed animals, games, videos & toys; books & coloring/activity items and more. Our hope is to make each child's stay or visit a little easier.
The Children's Fund is also used to support the Lil' F.I.S.H. Club. The Lil' F.I.S.H. Club is a health and wellness initiative incorporated into the curriculum of several schools throughout La Porte and Starke counties.
"I learned that the messages on food boxes are sometimes commercials and don't really tell you if the food is good for you!" - Jordan Winters
"Lil' F.I.S.H. Club will help me make the right decisions because it has helped me think of the consequences and have enough self-esteem to say 'No' before its too late." - Erin Johnson
Donate Items to the Children's Fund
Books - Must be new or in like new condition and appropriate for ages 0 – 12.
Stuffed animals - Must be new or in like new condition with no removable parts, and be of a washable material with polyester filling.
Quilts - Must be of a thin thickneess only. Please do not include filling and do not tie with yarn. Quilt sizes are 30" by 35" and 72" by 80".
Knitted or crocheted Blankets - Must be made of non-allergenic yarn that can be washed and dried.