Seamstresses to sew Memory Bears

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VITAS Healthcare of Fort Worth

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VITAS Memory Bear volunteering
Your sewing talents could brighten the day of a grieving Hospice caregiver.

VITAS Healthcare of Fort Worth is looking for volunteers to sew Memory Bears. These cute cuddly critters are sewn from a favorite article of clothing provided by a hospice patient or by their family member. These memory bears provide a lovely reminder of the hospice patient and can be a valuable part of the bereavement process for our Hospice family members. Accuracy and timeliness are particularly valuable for the volunteer sewer. The sewer is asked to provide a sample project made from an article of clothing in order to assess skill. Please be aware that the seamstress provides the pattern and stuffing. Clothing items which make up the fabric are provided by the bereaved family. Volunteer needs your own sewing machine and the ability to turn this project promptly. Each bear takes 3 - 5 hours to complete. Heart shaped and square pillows are also offered. Unfortunately, no reimbursement is provided. Patterns are often on sale for minimal purchase.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Fort Worth

Location:

6100 Western Place, Suite 800, Fort Worth, TX 76107, US

Mission Statement

To provide a special form of holistic health care for people during the last weeks and months of life. VITAS provides a team of experts to care for each patient and family to preserve dignity and offer choices.

Description

Hospice program offering a complete team of professionals and trained volunteers to meet the physical, spiritual and social needs of patients who wish to pursue proactive comfort care at the end of life in the location of the patient's choice. We serve Tarrant, Denton, Parker and Johnson counties

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

volunteer near your home, work or schoolTarrant and surrounding countiesFort Worth, TX 76107

(32.73761,-97.38407)
 

SKILLS

  • Quilting
  • Sewing
  • Bereavement Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 hours per month
  • Own sewing machine and supplies, plus stuffing and other materials to complete the projects.

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