Honoring Your Loved One's Legacy

Wrapped in Love

Our History

An integral part of NJ Sharing Network’s mission is to provide care during and after a donor family's experience. Our organization is looking for ambassadors to knit or crochet beautiful shawls for families of organ and tissue donors. Through the Wrapped in Love program, donor families are honored with handmade shawls that are tangible expressions of comfort and compassion. In joining this program, volunteers are supporting and honoring families whose loved one generously gave the gift of life.

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Let's Package Some Shawls!

We meet monthly to package shawls at our headquarters in New Providence, NJ. Volunteers bring in their finished shawls or lap blankets (we also accept scarves for men only) and we label, package and send them out to families. Please check our Events calendar for our next meeting.

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Knit Night at NJ Sharing Network

Meetings for Knit Night are posted on our Events calendar. Volunteers may bring their current projects and collaborate with other knitters and crocheters.

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Live Too Far?

 

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Volunteers who live too far can always form their own group or knit and crochet on their own and simply send in their work!

Mail to:

NJ Sharing Network 
Attn: Lisa Colasurdo 
691 Central Ave
New Providence, NJ 07974

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What size or shape does the shawl have to be? We accept any size and any shape (triangle, rectangle, or even a circle)
  • What colors do you accept? We accept any colors or color combinations.
  • Do you only accept shawls? No, we think anything that is warm and comforting will match our need! Blankets, lap blankets, and even ponchos work too! For men, we also accept scarves.

Upcoming Events


 

November 14, 2017

Wrapped in Love Shawl Packaging: Tuesday 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

NJ Sharing Network Headquarters - New Providence, NJ 

 


November 28, 2017

Knit Night 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

NJ Sharing Network Headquarters - New Providence, NJ


 

December 12, 2017

Wrapped in Love Shawl Packaging: Tuesday 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

NJ Sharing Network Headquarters - New Providence, NJ

 


 

 

For More Information contact Lisa Colasurdo at lcolasurdo@njsharingnetwork.org 908-516-5687

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