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"The process of creating and personalizing a blank, stuffed, body-shaped doll can provide children with a pleasurable and expressive activity which can be used by the child life team in many ways.
Children decorate the dolls with non-toxic permanent markers. The dolls become a part of the treatment process and children take them home with them when they are discharged.
Child life specialists use the dolls to:
Help develop rapport with children and help them relax in a hospital environment.
Help assess the child's perception and feelings about healthcare experiences - talking about the doll is a non-threatening way to explore the child's own concerns.
Help children prepare for and cope with their treatment process - the doll can be used to show such things as where an injection will be given or what posture/body position is desired. If a child will be getting an IV, we allow the child to 'play doctor' and participate in giving the doll an IV as well. It helps them understand as well as be prepared and know what to expect.
Thanks again for thinking of the children here at Sunrise! The Child Life Staff.
These are always needed if you want to continue making muslin dolls for such a worthy cause.
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Click on the link below if you are interested in supporting the Sunrise Children's Hospital of Las Vegas making Muslin Dolls, pattern is available. This would be a great project to teach your children to sew these simple dolls and to give service to another child. Given to Sunrise Children's Hospital.
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Dedicated to All Who Love Sew
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Charity Sewing, we are here to help the community.
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A BIG "Thank You" to all of our new elected cab members for 2018 and our President
ASG CHARITY SEW “STOCKINGS FOR OUR TROOPS” 2016
Our Chapter’s Charity Sew for this year took place at our regular September Chapter meeting. We had eleven members and one
guest present to complete this project. Our goal was one hundred stockings. I am pleased to report that we surpassed our goal. Kay
Garnish gave us twenty stockings cut out to be sewn and Marti gave us seven beautiful quilted stockings. We were able to present our
Blue Star Mothers of Henderson and Boulder City Chapter NV4 President, Melissa Clipper, with one hundred twenty seven completed
stockings for our deployed troops.
Charity sewing benfits many!!!
The Las Vegas Chapter would like to extend its thanks and gratitude to all the Chapters who sent their stocking to Lois Campbell, stocking coordinator, and also to those who brought Stockings to the 40th Anniversary Conference. They are beautiful!
We have met with the Blue Star Mother's who fill the stockings for our men and women serving our country overseas and they were shocked, surprised, and tremendously appreciative of ASG’s out pouring of generosity.
Since they only collect 1200 to 1500 each year, our Chapters/Members far exceeded what the Blue Star Mother’s do annually. Our Chapter/Members donation was 2266!
Many thanks to the following Chapters and to the stockings submitted at the meeting without a name on them.
San Jose, CA - Connecticut, CT - Central West Coast, FL - Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Ft. Myers, FL – Sarasota, FL - Titusville, FL - Atlanta, GA - Chicago, IL - Evansville, IN - Pittsburg, KS - Louisville, KY – Metairie, LA – Maryland, MD – Las Vegas, NV - Princeton, NJ - Cape Fear, NC - Raleigh, NC - Dayton, OH – Greater Cleveland, OH - Niles, OH - Bucks County, PA – Central PA, PA - Philadelphia, PA - Pittsburgh, PA - Upstate SC, SC - Plano, TX - Hampton Roads, VA - South Puget Sound, WA – and 2 anonymous deliveries at the Conference