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We need Quilts for Hospice Patients in the Chicagoland area

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Heartland Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 21 people are interested
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Hello, Quilters and Crafters ! How are you today? We sure could use your help right now.

Heartland Hospice
in Northbrook, IL NEEDS 10-20 QUILTS! We seek caring and compassionate Men, Women, Teens or Groups to make and donate Twin Bed-Sized Quilts for our Hospice Patients. The Quilts will be given to Patients in need, used in our Bedside Vigil Program, and during the "Heartland Quilt Ceremony" when the Patient dies. This is a wonderful Project for Corporations or for Team-building. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at the Heartland Hospice kathleen.kennedy@hcr-manorcare.com

Thank you for your time and consideration. Together,we can do great things!


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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

1110 W Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, US

Mission Statement

Heartland Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of an advanced illness. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity. Every day, we enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.

Description

Heartland offers hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center. We are committed to caring for the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible. In addition, our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.

To serve as our guiding principles, we've created the Heartland Caring Promises: We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit. We promise to provide care that is comforting and compassionate. We promise to respect patient and family choices. We promise to unite with community partners in care. We promise to be accepting and supportive of patients wherever they are in life's journey.

The hospice volunteer offers support, companionship and assistance with non-medical tasks to help this special group of people. The hospice volunteer program ensures that patients spend their final days in dignity and comfort and provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Sewing
  • Crocheting
  • Quilting
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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