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Sewing help urgently needed for Memory Bears

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Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor


Volunteers with sewing skills are needed to sew Memory Bears. A Memory Bear is sewn from the clothing of the individual who has passed away. The bear is then given to the grieving family as a cherished treasure in their loved one's memory. Hospice of Michigan provides the materials and the pattern, you provide the caring and skill that goes in to making each Memory Bear. Join our dedicated and caring group of sewers while helping families to preserve their memories.

Volunteers will need their own sewing machine to participate. We have developed a strict contactless protocol for pick-up and drop-off of materials, for your safety.

Please contact Alana Knoppow at aknoppow@hom.org or at 248-303-6818. Thank you for your support!

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About Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor


2366 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Arbor Hospice is to give comfort, assurance and care to families and patients who have life-limiting illnesses, and to educate and nurture others in this care.


We provide hospice care to seriously ill patients and their families throughout southeastern Michigan. Care is provided by a team of trained caregivers in patient homes, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and in our 26-bed residence in Ann Arbor.

We care for people of all ages - from infants to the elderly. Our services reach Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties with branches in Ann Arbor, Trenton and Northville.

Arbor Hospice is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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We'll work with your schedule.


2366 Oak Valley DriveAnn Arbor, MI 48103



  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Quilting
  • Sewing


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible
  • Sewing experience, access to sewing machine

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