The "I Knew You in the Womb" Bronze Angel Stature

Expresses what words cannot communicate.


Sculptor Timothy P. Schmalz, created the life-sized angel weeping over an empty cradle which expresses the emotional & physical pain of childhood death. It reveals the heaviness that the grieving feel every day and is a symbol of undying love. Your gracious donation will help fund this project

Taking the opportunity to remember, honor and memorialize a child's life can help with the healing process. We would be honored to have the memory of your loved one live on through the "I Knew You in the Womb" statue. Join us in making a Legacy of Love gift.

Legacy Benefits

  • Legacy Benefits are the items you receive for making a donation, with an option to decline.
  • If your Legacy gift is in memory of a child, it will be added to the child's total dollars raised with benefits awarded to the parent of the child indicated.
  • Fundraising is welcome. Simply collect donations or ask those sending a donation to note your child's name with the gift.
  • IRIS is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit making all donations tax deductible.
  • Donations by check or cash are also welcome and will eliminate the processing fee charged for online donations. Check's can be made payable to IRIS Angel and mailed to IRIS Angel, 218 3rd Ave. NW, Faribault MN 55021. Cash many be dropped off at the same address.  

Gift Amount & Legacy Benefits 

* Pictures of Legacy Benefits can be seen by scrolling down the page.

$1          Certificate of Donation$1-Donation/

$25       Child's name listed in Angel Dedication Program, read at the Dedication Service & printed

             on Dedication T-Shirt$25-Donation/

$50       Child's name and date(s) listed in Dedication Program.$50/

$75       Child's name, date(s), picture and/or story (optional) listed in Dedication Program.$75-Donation/

$100     Memorial Planting in IRIS Memorial Garden with child's name on garden marker.$100-Donation/

$200     Personalized 5 x 7 Garden Wall Brick, placed in IRIS Memorial Garden.$200-Donation/

$300     DVD of Angel & Dedication.$300-Donation/

$500     Personalized Angel Plaque.$500-Donation/

$1,000  Dedication Lantern with Lights and Child's Name added to the Angel's crate during transit.$1,000-Donation/

$2,000  Name Plaque placed in the IRIS Angel Garden with lighting.$2,000-Donation/

$3,000  Child's name added to the Angel Dedication Quilt on display at the IRIS office.$3,000-Donation/

$4,000  Miniature Statue Replica with personalization available.$4,000-Donation/

$5,000  Memorial Garden Bench or Swing placed in IRIS Memorial Garden with name plaque.$5,000-Donation/


Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc.  (IRIS)
218 3rd Ave NW
Faribault, MN 55021

9th Annual IRIS Turkey Trot

Online registration is now available for the 2017 Turkey Trot!

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Offering parents, families, friends and professionals support, education and resources on the death of a child in early pregnancy (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy etc.), or from premature birth, stillbirth, neo-natal death, birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), illness and all other types of infant and early childhood death.