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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

In your home, business or sewing club locationin/near Polk CountyLakeLand, FL 33815

About

VITAS’ Memory Bear Volunteers make home-sewn bears with compassion and love to ease a hurting heart after the death of a VITAS patient. The bears are sewn from items of the patient’s clothing: a favorite pair of jeans, pullover top, dress, bathrobe, nightgown, etc. A Memory Bear may recall the closeness of a loved one, bring a smile to someone in distress, or offer a sense of security to a child who feels alone after the loss of a grandparent, parent or sibling.

The fabric is provided by the family; the pattern, support and stuffing are provided by VITAS and the creativity is provided by the Memory Bear Volunteer.

Skills

  • Crafting

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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