Care Wear is a nationwide group of volunteers who knit, crochet, and/or sew, providing handmade baby items directly to hospitals. All Care Wear items are distributed by hospital staff [FREE] to infants, children and their parents.
Care Wear Volunteers, Inc.
102 Mercer Court
Frederick, MD 21701
IRS approved 501 (c)(3) organization.
NEW HOSPITAL: Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, 8700 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20110, Attn: Palliative Care Program-Cynthia Coleman, Manager). firstname.lastname@example.org 703-396-5226 Seeking donations for adults who are nearing end of life. Soft donations such as blankets, shawls, or slippers in a variety of materials & colors to suit any adults. Contact Cynthia, if you have any questions.
Medical-Surgical Dolls needed. (Kennedy Krieger Institute, Attn: Child Life & Therapeutic Recreation Dept., 707 North Broadway, Baltimore MD 21205 (Sinead Nimmo--443-923-2630) is running low on medical-surgical dolls in a variety of skin tone colors to use with their young patients. Contact Sinead Nimmo, email@example.com if you have questions. THANKS if you can send dolls ASAP. (September 10, 2014).
The Arms of an Angel--Trisomy 18 Association (Rhonda Nickerson, President, 2934 Margeaux Drive, Lancaster TX 75134, 214-779-1197) is a newly organized nonprofit organization dedicated to the needs of families affected by the genetic disorder Trisomy, and the loss of a child. Their mission will include peer support programs within an environment of support and education for these children, couples, and famiies dealing with loss and bereavement. They will distribute knit/crochet blankets, hats, & burial garments and assemble bereavement boxes with a crochet angel. Rhonda offers to pick up finished items within a reasonable distance. Contact Rhonda for additional details. WEBSITE: www.trisomy18dallas.org (September 3, 2014)
Appeal for Burial Garments: The nurse manager of the NICUs in Bryn Mawr Hospital & Lankenau Medical Center requests burial garments. (Bryn Mawr Hospital, Attn: Nurse Manager NICU, 130 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 and Lankenau Medical Center, Attn: Nurse Manager- NICU, 100 Lancasster Avenue, Wynnewood PA 19096.) (March 10, 2014)
Geisinger Medical Center, (Attn: Phoebe Beckley, NICU Family Support, 100 N Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17822-2710) requests donations of "Share Squares" so that every family will have 2 (for Mom and baby). Share Squares are 4" squares of flannel fabric with finished edges. Parents keep the square against their skin and then the square is given to calm the baby--while Mom is not present. This is an easy project and your help is appreciated. (firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-271-7345). (March 5, 2014)