VITAS Volunteer Memory Bear Crafter- VITAS Healthcare- St. Louis, MO 63146

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VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 13 people are interested
Memory Bear Volunteers Rock!

VITAS Healthcare is currently looking for volunteers to make home-sewn memory bears to help comfort family members after the death of a VITAS patient. The bears are sewn from select 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. The bears can also 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.

Memory bears are a project that can be done in your own home and any time you are able to contribute is greatly appreciated. For more information, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3434 or at Emily.Jokerst@Vitas.com.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, school or business locationanywhere within 20 mi radius of 63146Saint Louis, MO 63146

(38.6882,-90.4472)
 

SKILLS

  • Knitting
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible according to your schedule & bear project
  • Sewing experience, ability to come to VITAS office to pick up/drop off bears, project supplies, etc.

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