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Published on May 21, 2018

Pillowcase donation brings kids comfort, smiles

Doris Monroe

Seamstress Doris Monroe

When Doris Monroe and her friends get together, every stitch they set is placed with a purpose: To bring joy to kids and their families at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics.

The Fennimore resident and her band of smile-inducing sewers have been making and donating pillowcases for kids in Gundersen Boscobel's Medical/Surgical Unit.

"We've been sewing pillowcases as a group now for just under a month," Doris says. "If we can make someone feel good while they are in the hospital, then we've done our job."

"What Doris and her friends have done to provide a touch of home is thoughtful and impactful," says David Hartberg, chief executive officer, Gundersen Boscobel. "Anything that adds comfort makes a big difference in our patients' experience."

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