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Touch someone's heart - Make Clay Heart Keepsakes for Hospice Families

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ORGANIZATION: Samaritan

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Clay Hearts

PLEASE READ THE WHOLE DESCRIPTION FOR SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS.

REQUIRED SIZE: ***MINI*** 1.5" wide, 1/4" thick.***
Any hearts that are not this size CANNOT be used.


Your heart can touch someone else's heart... support Samaritan's families by making mini clay heart keepsakes for our staff to share as part of a ritual with our families who just lost their loved one on Samaritan’s services by placing the heart in the caregiver’s hand to honor and memorialize the patient.

Check out this video about the hearts: https://youtu.be/uMxMMVrQwu0

Make as many as you like - once or ongoing. Service hours awarded for every hour you work. Supplies NOT provided.

***It is essential that they are made to the following specifications!***

SPECIFICATIONS

SUPPLIES:

  • Sculpey-brand clay ONLY. Other brands do not hold up. Available in craft stores and online, including, Polymer Clay Superstore https://polymerclaysuperstore.com/search?q=sculpey+iii&type=product.
  • Heart cutters - mini (1.5" wide) ONLY - please, do not hand-form

DIRECTIONS:

-Blend colors together to create a marbled effect. NO SOLID colors.
-Cut out with mini cutter and load onto baking tray. Clay doesn't spread.
-Bake at 275 degrees for 15 minutes.
-Let cool, and they're done! DO NOT GLAZE OR COAT WITH ANY SPRAY.


Heart cutters available at these links:


Amazon.com
:

  • Single red cutter: https://smile.amazon.com/Cookie-Cutter-Red-Heart-Shape/dp/B07P53TNKQ/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=heart+cutter+1.5"&qid=1601384717&sr=8-3
  • Single stainless cutter: https://www.amazon.com/Mini-Heart-Cookie-Cutter-1-5/dp/B06Y115GJQ
  • Single stainless cutter: https://smile.amazon.com/Fox-Run-3370-Cookie-Stainless/dp/B0000CFTS3/ref=sr_1_57?dchild=1&keywords=heart+cutter+1.5"&qid=1601384995&sr=8-57

Hobby Lobby: https://www.hobbylobby.com/Crafts-Hobbies/Clay-Molding-Sculpting/Clay/Heart-Clay-Cutters/p/23108?gclid=Cj0KCQjwtsv7BRCmARIsANu-CQcmUgqRl9fFE8SkIFaXbOphfFllrkpdxAn81Tvx7i9iVBf-5bfMYs8aArHlEALw_wcB

Etsy.com:

  • Single cutter: https://www.etsy.com/listing/452593646/mini-heart-15-cookie-cutter-valentines?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=1.5"+heart+cutter&ref=sr_gallery-1-4∨ganic_search_click=1
  • Set of 12: https://www.etsy.com/listing/228705367/1-dozen-mini-heart-15-cookie-cutters?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=mini+heart+cookie+cutter&ref=sr_gallery-1-3∨ganic_search_click=1

Any amount is welcome either ongoing or one time. All donations are greatly appreciated!

Finished hearts may be delivered or mailed to Samaritan's administrative office:
Samaritan
Attn: Sharon Wenner
3906 Church Rd.
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Deliveries may be made Mon-Fri, 8:30a-4:30p.

Please include a note with your name and address so we can record your contribution and can send a thank you note.

Thank you so very much sharing your heart!


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About Samaritan

Location:

3906 Church Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, US

Mission Statement

Samaritan's mission is to provide extraordinary compassion and professional expertise to help our patients, clients, and those who care about them, live their best life every day.

Description

Samaritan is a not-for-profit organization that contributes to the health and well-being of our community. We provide unparalleled services with respect, dignity, and compassion for all people affected by serious, progressive illness or grief. Samaritan approaches each person and family in our care with reverence for the sacredness of life, while developing and sustaining a relationship that is serving, trusting, authentic and caring. Choosing Samaritan is choosing comfort, support, dignity, and help.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

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