sewing hope for breast cancer patients

photo 1Amid the steady hum of sewing machines and the buzz of friendly chatter, members of the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida Project Hope Sewing Circle enjoyed an old-time sewing bee for a great cause, Oct. 5, at the Network’s Foundation headquarters off Pine Ridge Road. The women first learned about Project Hope through the Healthcare Network’s affiliation with Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southwest Florida. The project provides volunteers with the materials to create handcrafted inspirational tote bags for women newly-diagnosed with breast cancer. Once completed, the bags are filled with information and comforting items to let recipients know they are not alone in their new journey. read more