VolunteerMatch Disaster Alert Center

Hawaii is dealing with the terrible impact of fires. Read our blog to find out what you can do to help support natural disaster relief.
Read More
  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 81 people are interested

"Knot it Forward" No Sew Blanket Program/Blanket Program

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: La Diferencia Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 81 people are interested
La Diferencia Hospice

No Sew Fleece Blankets for our La Diferencia Terminally ill patients is great to do individually, as a family or as a team builder at work. Since most patients feel the cold more then heat, blankets all through the year are welcomed. The preferable blanket size would be a throw size (1.5 yard by 1.5 yard) simply because these blankets work better with patients who use a wheelchair. Purchase some fleece at your local nearby craft store and you are on your way to creating a blanket that will be cherished. A homemade fleece blanket many times becomes a family heirloom or a touch stone when a caregiver's loved one has passed. Please contact La Diferencia Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Garza if you need further instruction:(210) 516-5980. Also, for easy step-by-step instructions see link: http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Fleece-Tie-Blanket.

If you are a student or person who is needing volunteer hours, we will provide you with verification of the hours you have taken to create these blankets to your school, club, church or any other organization.

Lastly, if you would just like to donate regular blankets, our patients are always in need.

6 More opportunities with La Diferencia Hospice

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}

About La Diferencia Hospice


933 Pleasanton, Suite 109, San Antonio, TX 78214, US

Mission Statement

To provide innovative end of life care that is delivered with compassion and integrity every day.


La Diferencia - The Difference in Hospice Care!

Como Familia - We treat our patients like Family!
We always do the right thing for our patients, we listen and genuinely care about their well-being and we welcome them with open arms and a warm smile. We are proud to be part of La Diferencia (The Difference) Hospice and the level of service we provide to our patients and our community. We bring energy and enthusiasm to the work we do. I have worked as a volunteer coordinator and an LMSW for the last 9 years and I am happy to announce the ability to provide our patients with: We Honor Veterans - Veteran to Veteran Program, Student Internships of various disciplines, honoring patient's Final Wish, Pet therapy intervention, Music therapy intervention, Art intervention and Life Review. The Difference is La Diferencia providing a higher level of quality to all our patients and families.




We'll work with your schedule.


933 Pleasanton, Suite 109San Antonio, TX 78214




  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • approx 4 hours to make each blanket

Report this opportunity