Pediatric Unit Wish List

In 2015-2016, the Alliance is collecting items to comfort children while they are being treated at Cone Health. We invite members to bring some of the following supplies (new or gently used) to our upcoming meetings:

Moses Cone Pediatric Unit Wish List

Age 2 Years and Up

Baby Dolls (No stuffing)

Barbie Dolls

Puzzles (Wooden & Jigsaw)

Cars, Trucks

Popular Character toys

Coloring books

Crayons (small and large boxes)

Colored Pencils

Craft Kits

Perler Beads

Educational Games


NEW Books


Gripper Socks

Doctor Play Kit


NEW Blankets

Loom Bracelet Kits

NEW Stuffed animals

Character Band-Aids

Doll House People

Painting Supplies (Paint, Paper, Brushes)


NEW Clothing and socks

NEW Blankets



Light -up & Musical toys

Infant Swing

Stacking Blocks

NEW Board Books

Portable Crib Mobile



E or E10 Rated Video Games for:

Xbox 360, Playstation 2

Toiletry items (Deodorant, hair brush, shower gel, shampoo, hand sanitizer)

Craft kits (Jewelry, Picture Frames, etc.)


Nail Polish, Nail Stickers

NEW Kids or teen magazines

Word Puzzle Books

NEW Blankets

Board Games ( Cranium, Scattegories, Aggravation)

iTunes gift cards (for apps and books for playroom iPad)


*The playroom accepts gently used toys year round in clean, excellent condition. NO used stuffed animals, dolls with stuffed bodies or VHS tapes please. All clothing and blanket items must be new. If you have any questions, please contact Susan Kalstrup at 832-7207.

Membership Meetings & Social Events

Please join us to welcome the Alliance’s newest members at the Newcomers Brunch on Thursday, November 12 at 10 a.m. at the home of Beth Skains. Please check your directory for Beth’s address.

Other social events planned for the fall include:

New Physicians’ Social: Thursday, October 8, 7-9:30 at Greensboro Country Club, 410 Sunset Dr. RSVP by September 30 to 336-297-1278 or

Oktoberfest: Thursday, October 22, 7-9 p.m. at the Pig Pounder, 1107 Grecade St.

Holiday Girls’ Night Out: Tuesday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. at 1618 Wine Lounge, 1724 Battleground Ave.

Events in the works for 2016 include cooking lessons, skeet shooting, a couples trip to the high ropes course and the second-annual family picnic at Lake Jeanette Marina. Stay tuned!

KITS- Keeping In Touch Socially

KITS is a purely social endeavor with twice-a-year gatherings of longtime Alliance members who want to “keep in touch.”

Christie Mitchell will host a “Fall Friends Gathering” on October 26, 2016 from 4-6 p.m. Look for your evite and plan to join us!