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ORGANIZATION: Heritage Hospice


Heritage Hospice is seeking creative and compassionate individuals to join our team of Memory Bear sewers!

Our sewing volunteers share their time and talents to transform the clothing of patients into keepsakes -- teddy bears and pillows -- for our grieving families. Bears and pillows are sewn from gently worn items of the patient’s clothing, such as a flannel shirt or favorite dress. These special keepsakes are a beautiful reminder of cherished memories after the loss of a loved one, and can provide comfort and a sense of security to the recipient.

Volunteers must own and have experience with a sewing machine and be able to follow a pattern. Stuffing and patterns are provided by Heritage Hospice, and compassionate creativity is provided by you!

All volunteers are integral and well-loved members of our team, and are provided with training and ongoing support.

Reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, AJ, at (724) 334-6600 to discuss the possibilities and create an opportunity unique to your strengths!

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About Heritage Hospice


2400 Leechburg Road, Suite 300, New Kensington, PA 15068, US

Mission Statement

Be a hero on your own terms! Bring joy to a patient in need of companionship and support to their family. As little as or as much as you would like to serve. We train you and match you with someone compatible to you and your location.


Family owned award winning Hospice that compassionately serves the needs of patients and their loved ones throughout Western Pennsylvania


Arts & Culture
Health & Medicine
Arts & Culture, Community, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


1275 South Main StreetSuite 204Greensburg, PA 15601



  • Bereavement Support
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Quilting
  • Sewing
  • Upholstery




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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