Sponsored Businesses and Partnerships

Volunteer Services sponsors businesses to add to the patient and visitor experience at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Your patronage at these businesses helps raise funds for many hospital initiatives that benefit patients and visitors.

Our Sponsored Businesses

Wild Rose Gifts

Wild Rose Gifts provides a needed service for patients, visitors and hospital staff by supplying an assortment of gifts, flowers, accessories and sweets. The shop is staffed by volunteers ready to help you select the perfect gift. Funds generated by Wild Rose Gifts support programs that benefit patients and their families at UI Hospitals & Clinics.

Kaleidoscope Gift Shop and Safety Store

This unique space in the first floor lobby of Stead Family Children’s Hospital, offers a retail experience specifically designed to welcome, engage, and comfort children and their families.

Online Gift Shop

Wild Rose Gifts offers a selection of merchandise and gifts online. This online gift shop offers items ranging from newborn gifts to books for toddlers busy to Hawkeye apparel. Show a loved one you’re thinking about them by sending a gift from our online shop. Your gift will be delivered the same day if the order is placed before 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can also call at 1-319-356-1999 to place an order or to use our full-service, white glove shopping support over the phone. Funds generated by our online gift shop support programs that benefit patients and their families at UI Hospitals & Clinics.

Rooftop Café and Rooftop Terrace

In partnership with local businesses like The Java House, Bread Garden Market, Heirloom Salad Company, Oasis the Falafel Joint, Molly's Cupcakes, and Cookies & More, the Rooftop Café provides beverages, snacks, soups, and sandwiches to patients, visitors, and hospital staff in a comfortable lounge atmosphere. Rooftop Terrace, the adjacent outdoor patio, is open seasonally.

Members of our Volunteer Services program operate the Rooftop Café. Funds generated by the Rooftop Café support programs that benefit patients and their families at UI Hospitals & Clinics.

Fourth Floor Salon

The Fourth Floor Salon offers patients, visitors and hospital staff a variety of professional salon services for their hair, skin and nails. Funds generated by the Fourth Floor Salon support programs that benefit patients and their families at UI Hospitals & Clinics.