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The mission of Riley Cheer guild is to support hospital programs that enhance the experience of a hospital stay for patients and their caregivers while at one of the hospitals we serve.

Riley Cheer Guild is a volunteer auxiliary that provides comfort and cheer to patients and caregivers at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the IU Health adult hospitals on the academic health center in downtown Indianapolis.  In addition, Riley Cheer Guild is a not-for-profit, section 501(c)(3).

Programs We Support

Toy Room

The Riley Cheer Guild Toy Room is filled with toys that are ready to be distributed to patients. Each month over 10,000 items are handed out to patients from the Toy Room. Learn More

Art Cart

The art cart is facilitated by board certified art therapists who employ the use of a mobile art studio to serve cancer patients and their families. Learn More

Music Therapy

At each of these hospitals, you will find board certified music therapists leading songwriting, singing various tunes, playing instruments, making digital music, or creating improvisational music with patients. Learn more

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