60 people are interested
Caring Crafter Volunteer - Spectrum Health Hospice
ORGANIZATION: Spectrum Health Hospice
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60 people are interested
Create a warm welcome for patients receiving end-of-life care and a lasting keepsake for their families. Join our Caring Crafters team to make gifts of comfort and color for our patients. We have a select group of Caring Crafters that create a wide variety of projects including: Activity Aprons, Bereavement Bears/Memory Pillows (made from a loved ones clothing items), Clothing Protectors, Twiddle Muffs, Weighted Blankets, Knitted Socks, Lap Blankets and Quilts (crocheted, knitted and sewn) etc.
While the majority of our Caring Crafter projects are focused on sewing, knitting or crocheted items; we occasionally offer expanded crafting opportunities.
We will send you an application and information packet. We provide each patient and family with the gift of a handmade 18x18 pillow cover. Caring Crafters construct these creative and beautiful covers and we provide the foam inserts. Guidelines for making the pillow covers are included in our New Volunteer packet once the application has been completed and returned. Caring Crafters who track the hours spent volunteering are invited to all in-service and recognition events and receive our quarterly newsletter.
Update - we currently have a surplus supply of general Pillow Covers. We are currently in need of small quilts and our other specialty hand-made projects. Specialty Pillow Covers and blankets will be requested as needed - i.e. Tigers baseball, Lions football, MSU, U of M etc. Plain White Pillow Covers are also of need for the creation of Memory Handprint pillow covers.
About Spectrum Health Hospice
750 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, US
To improve the quality of life of the community by serving each individual and family with superior quality and compassionate care.
Spectrum Health Hospice provides support and care for patients in their homes and in health care facilities who are in the final phase of a terminal illness so that they can live as fully and comfortably as possible. Volunteers are a vital part of our patient care team.
Our hospice agency supports patients and families in 11 counties thru-out West Michigan. Volunteers choose which geographic area that they would like to serve.
Please contact us to learn how you can make a difference for individuals, their families and our community.
750 Fuller Ave NEGrand Rapids, MI 49503
May 5, 2022
- Visual Arts
- Must be at least 18
- 1 hour/month estimated
- sewing, crocheting, knitting, crafting, embroidery skills