Hospice of Miami County seeks donations for Memory Bears

MIAMI COUNTY — The Hospice of Miami County is seeking items and donations to make memory bears for loved ones of deceased patients. Volunteers will make the bears with the donations. The follow items are being requested:40 to 80 spools of thread of any color, multiple yards of 2 1/2 brown and white flannel, multiple bags of polyfil, black medium noses, black 12mm eyes, craft items such as glasses, necklaces, earrings, and anything to dress up the bears. Items may be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hospice of Miami County located at 550 Summit Avenue in Troy.For more information, call 335-5191.