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A Child has died & the Grieving Parents need your HELP - Baby Burial Blanket Knitting and Crocheting

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Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS)

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IRIS Burial Clothing Set
This sample shows how the clothing sets are displayed with the outfit, teddy bear, and blanket. Matching hats are also included.

Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS) is in need of volunteers to do Knitting and Crocheting of Baby Blankets and hat for Infant Burial Clothing Sets. We will be happy to provide you with the sizes and details. Visit www.irisRemembers.org for more information on IRIS. or e-mail Diana: support@irisRemembers.com. (prayer shawls all so accepted)

Knit or Crochet Blankets:

1. Please use baby weight or sport weight yarn

2. Please use Pastel Baby Colors only - No solid Yellow please.

3. Please use single strand of yarn

4. All blankets should be square (or almost square)

5. Any pattern can be used as long as there are NO large holes.

(Fragile little arms, legs, fingers, and toes could become tangled in the holes this could become a heartbreaking problem.)

6. We like to have matching hats, caps, or bonnets with blankets if possible. (If you are unable to make this item, we have other volunteers who will be happy to make them)

Blankets are give free of charge to grieving parents.

THANK YOU From the Bottom Of Our Hearts!!!

to learn more about IRIS visit: www.irisRemembers.org

Please mail or bring your itmes to:

Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS)

218 NW Third Ave.

Faribault, MN 55021

If you have any questions please feel free to call or email us!

Phone: 5407-334-4748

emial: support@irisremembers.com

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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About Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS)

Location:

218 Third Ave. NW, Faribault, MN 55021, US

Mission Statement

Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS) is an organization designed to help parents, family, friends, and professionals cope with the devastating loss of a baby in early pregnancy (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, etc.) or death from premature birth, stillbirth, neo-natal death, birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden unexplained death of a child (SUDC), illness, accidents, and all other types of infant and early childhood death. This assistance includes emotional support at the time of the death and the years that follow.

Description

Volunteers do 99% of the work at IRIS. Jobs include everything from being an IRIS Advocate, cleaning, office work, yard work, to knitting burial blankets, hats, and booties.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Exhibition Arts
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting
  • Quilting

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 10
  • Orientation or Training
  • Work on burial blankets in your spare time.
  • Knitting and/or Crocheting skills

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