(30.2535,-81.88799)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Near your home, office or school location inDuval CountyJacksonville, FL 32221


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:

Volunteers should have a desire to use their talents or hobbies to make a difference in someone’s life.

Must have sewing tools: sewing machine, needles, etc.

No professional experience is necessary, but creativity is a plus.

Skills

  • Knitting
  • Sewing
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Flexible!
  • Must have sewing machine. We provide all other materials
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