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STORE-BOUGHT DONATIONS

Please consider donating store-bought or handmade items that are essential to our patients.

 

Accepted Items:

  • Books (magazines, word search, puzzles)
  • Unopened travel-size toiletries (shampoos, soaps, chapsticks, etc)

 

HELPING HANDS PROGRAM

Helping Hands volunteers use their creative skills to create and donate handmade items (quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, etc.) based on the current needs of our patients. Please see below for a list of our current needs.

 

Baby Items:

  • Receiving blankets - urgent need
  • Quilted blankets
  • Baby booties
  • Lovies
  • Baby caps - urgent need

 

Adult Items:
These items are mainly used for patients undergoing chemotherapy at our cancer center and geriatric patients in H.E.L.P (Hospital Elder Life Program).

  • Afghans (crocheted or knitted) - urgent need
  • Fleece blankets or quilted blankets - urgent need
  • Caps and/or scarves
  • Ostomy bag covers - urgent need
  • Small heart-shaped pillows for our breast cancer patients to place under their arms after surgery - urgent need

 

Sizing Chart Guide

 

At this time, we are no longer accepting baby clothes and other non-blanket items not mentioned on our wish list.

 

DRIVES

A number of opportunities — from group projects to individual support — are available at JPS. Please consider conducting a drive in your community, school or workplace.

 

Accepted Items:

  • Book and magazine drives
  • Create-A-Card project
  • Craft supply drives

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Don’t see the project or volunteer opportunity of your dreams in the descriptions above? There are a variety of creative ways to volunteer throughout the network. Contact us about your interests and talents, and we will help create an opportunity just for you.

 

CONTACT US

For more information, contact JPS Volunteer Services by calling 817-702-1590 or emailing us at volunteers@jpshealth.org.