So, back in August, A very nice lady named Kamie contacted me about my crocheted double layered scrubbies. She told me Hospice Dreams was hosting their first annual Dreams are Ageless Golf Outing on September 24th to raise funds to grant Dreams in my area and across the Midwest. At the awards reception after the golf tournament they were going to hold a silent auction for all the donations. She loved my scrubbies and thought my work would be “an amazing contribution to our fundraiser”. She was working on gathering a few items for a bathroom accessory basket and wanted to include one of my scrubbies in the basket.
I was honored to donate a scrubbie to this event. I told her not only would I provide a scrubbie, but I would also provide enough items for a kitchen gift basket as well. See, after losing my younger brother in September of 2011 to a tragic car accident, I was going to look into giving to the Make A Wish Foundation. I didn’t even know about Hospice Dreams – and how could I not donate to something like that? To know I’m helping someone get one last dream before the end.
A little bit about Hospice Dreams:
Hospice Dreams gives all hospice patients the opportunity to live out a dream — a final adventure — where they can spend a joy-filled day with loved ones creating memories of living. Whether it’s meeting with their favorite sports team, piloting a plane one last time, or renewing vows with their soul mate, Hospice Dreams provides the opportunity for hospice patients and their families to experience the exhilaration of life once again.
In October I received a letter from Hospice Dreams, stating that my participation, along with everyone else’s, helped grant wishes for: