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Share Your Sewing Skills - Become a Memory Bear Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Caring Hospice Services of South Jersey

  • 10 people are interested

Memory Bear Volunteers share their time and talents to transform the clothing of patients into keepsake teddy bears for our grieving families. Bears are sewn from gently worn items of the patient’s clothing such as a flannel shirt, nightgowns, sports shirt, or a favorite dress. The bears can help provide comfort, a sense of security and hold many special memories after the loss of a loved one.

Volunteers must own and have experience with a sewing machine and be able to follow a teddy bear pattern. The fabric is provided by the family; the pattern and stuffing are provided by Caring Hospice and the creativity is provided by the volunteer. Bears are made in the volunteer’s home, delivered to our office in Mt. Laurel or pick up from the volunteer and delivered the loved ones by an interdisciplinary team member.

Due to the sentimental nature of the fabric, items can not be sent in the mail. Please only apply if you live within 10 miles of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.

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About Caring Hospice Services of South Jersey


133-Q Gaither Drive, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, US

Mission Statement

Caring Hospice Services is a unique, holistic and cost effective service designed to meet the social, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of their patients and families as they face terminal illness. The mission of Caring Hospice Services is to coordinate patient and family services while respecting their choices, values and beliefs.


We are committed to educating the community regarding hospice philosophies and multi-disciplinary standards of care.


Health & Medicine
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  • Must have experience with a sewing machine and be able to follow a teddy bear pattern.

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