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.
The University of Arizona Medical Center--Diamond Children's (1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724-5116 Attn: Child Life Manager--Room DC5141.) Requests blankets, quilts, pillowcases & surgery (scrub) caps for children & teens in FUN FABRICS, Medical-Surgical dolls in any solid color. Heather Robers is the contact person--520-694-5525. (March 9, 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)