Comfort Shawls

As a hug imparts comfort and love, so these shawls will embrace, enfold and bring comfort to those who will receive them.

In January 2011, the Michigan Donor Family Council (MDFC) started providing comfort shawls to new organ and tissue donor families. It is our hope that this small gift of compassion will bring these families comfort in their time of sorrow and transition. We are asking for volunteers across the State of Michigan who knit or crochet to help with this project.

Shawl Instructions

Patterns can be simple. Many can be found at Finished size to be approximately 36” by 60.” (Approximately 4-5 skeins)

Completed shawls

Shawls can be mailed to Gift of Life Michigan or the Michigan Donor Family Council.

Gift of Life Michigan

c/o Nosa Obaseki
3861 Research Park Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
800-482 4881

Michigan Donor Family Council

c/o Barbara Gerber
5930 Purple Martin Dr.
South Rock Wood, MI 48179
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Please include your name, address and your affiliation with organ and/or tissue donation or transplantation with your shawl.

Thank you for being such an important part of this project. We couldn’t do it without you!

Comfort Shawls photo

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