Thanking our employees and volunteers for everything you do!
Staff and volunteer appreciation event on Wednesday
Celebrate National Hospital Week on Wednesday, May 15, at the appreciation event from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Fountain Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1), UI Hospitals & Clinics. The event is open to UI Health Care staff, volunteers, and student employees (must present badge).
- Scan your badge for a frozen treat. All staff members who scan their badge will be entered to win a gift basket.
- See photos from the event.
Get a treat throughout the week
If you can’t make it to the appreciation event on Wednesday, then stop by the Colloton Pavilion Atrium (Elevator F, Level 1) or the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital Gerdin Family Lobby between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday–Saturday, for a candy bar, Kind bar, or gluten-free krispy treat.
Bread Garden specials
At the hospital Bread Garden locations, enjoy these specials throughout the week:
- $3 affogatos (gelato flavor of your choice with a 2 oz. espresso shot)
- $3 small gelato
- $1 off any specialty spring drink
CultureVision scavenger hunt
Learn about CultureVision and the diverse people we serve by participating in a different electronic scavenger hunt each day of the week. Visit the CultureVision website and provide the correct answers to each day’s four questions to be entered to win a gift card. Responses can be entered until 5 a.m. the following day. Winners will be notified via email.
Check back here or read Noon News each day to find the daily scavenger hunt link:
- Friday, May 17: scavenger hunt link (expires 5 a.m. on Saturday)
Donate blood or platelets
Consider donating blood or platelets. Sign up for an appointment at uidegowinbloodcenter.org or call the UI DeGowin Blood Center at 319-356-2058. Successful donors will receive a thank-you gift.
Celebrate in your work area
Celebrate in your department with a potluck, pizza party, or other fun event. Off-site celebrations will be handled by individual departments.
Recognizing our patients
Tokens of appreciation (a thank-you card and chapstick) will be delivered to all our inpatients.