Pillow Pals

Pillow Pals is a volunteer run program within the Auxiliary that has a hope and purpose of providing comfort and care for patients, as they walk through the difficult journey of Breast Cancer.

The Volunteers create hand-sewn, specialty pillows for post-surgery, breast cancer patients. Soft, all-cotton fabric is carefully chosen to ensure comfort and care during recovery. The pillows are given as a set, one is for under the arm for side support and the other to be placed under a seat belt for added cushioning. These pillows are personal gestures that show the women there are other women standing with them, offering support.

The volunteers sew 600 pillows annually for patients undergoing breast cancer surgery and donate them to Delta Hospital Campus of Care. The team of dedicated women have been running this Pillow Pals program since 2004.
Additionally, Pillow Pals creates special recovery pillows for men undergoing prostate surgery.

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Written by Akshleen Kaur
DHAS Communications Volunteer

 
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