Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge—Iowa City

Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge—Iowa City
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750 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52246
319-248-5400 or 800-227-2345
Fax: 319-248-5401

Kelly Lamb, Hope Lodge Manager 
kelly.lamb@cancer.org

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Russell and Ann Gerdin

Russell and Ann Gerdin donated a total of $4 million dollars to the Hope Lodge. This $4 million dollar gift help make possible the building of the Iowa City Hope Lodge named The Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge. Other businesses, groups and individuals also made generous donations to help the Hope Lodge become a reality in Iowa City.


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The Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Iowa City, always appreciates the generosity of our community.

If you would like to help, please consider the following:

  • Donating supplies or services
  • Making a donation from our wish list
  • Plan a dinner or event for Hope Lodge Guests and Caregivers
  • Bringing your service group to the Hope Lodge for a "Work Day"
  • Volunteering

Contact Amy Buzalsky, Hope Lodge Administrative Assistant – Amy.Buzalsky@cancer.org or 319.248.5400

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Our Wish List

Recreation Items
Bingo Prizes
Magazine/Newspaper Subscriptions
Arts & crafts supplies
DVDs
Wii Games
Sports & Entertainment tickets
Portable DVD players
Ethernet cords

Gift Cards
Fareway
Hy-Vee
Target
Wal-Mart
Gas Cards
Hobby Lobby
Black and Gold Cab ($5 Taxi Cash Cards)
Verizon Wireless pre-paid cell phone card
Pre-paid long distance phone cards

Laundry Room Supplies
Dryer Sheets
Bleach

Office Supplies
Postage stamps
Pens
AA and AAA batteries
Small note pads

General Supplies
Toilet paper
Paper towels
Kleenex
Shower chair

Cleaning Supplies
Toilet bowl cleaner
Toilet bowl brushes
Shower cleaner
All-purpose cleaner
Disinfecting wipes
Cleaning Supplies Cont.
Liquid dish soap
Swiffer Products - Wet Jet & Vac (cleaning pads and liquid cleaner)
New toilet plungers
Liquid hand soap
Hand sanitizer


Guest Room Supplies
Bath towels (thick/white)
Hand towels (white)
Wash clothes (white)
Humidifiers - portable
Fans

Kitchen
Napkins
Ziploc bags - variety of sizes
Aluminum foil
Paper plates
Plastic silverware
Saran Wrap
Scrub brushes for dishes
Dish cloths and towels
Straws
Sweetner/sugar packets
Spices, salt and pepper
Lemonade/Gatorade Mix
Popsicles
Wrapped candy (including sugar-free)
Individual cereal boxes
Cup of noodles
Canned soups
Canned pasta (Spaghettio's, Ravioli)
Individual servings of fruit and applesauce
Baking mixes and supplies
Disposable "to go" coffee cups
Boost, Ensure or Glucerna

Residency at a Hope Lodge facility is a courtesy extended at the sole discretion of American Cancer Society. All individuals who meet the Hope Lodge eligibility requirements will be welcomed regardless of race, creed, citizenship, physical disability, gender, color, ethnic heritage, veteran status, economic status, or sexual orientation. For admissions information, please select a Hope Lodge location.