Handmade Comfort Care Items

We understand cancer treatment can be difficult and uncomfortable. Sometimes it is the little things that help you get through a difficult time.

Handmade items offered at no cost to registered Dempsey Center clients

Quilts/Knitted Blankets

Stay warm during treatment or while at home

Port Protectors

Use on your car’s seat belt to protect your chemo port from harm.

Heart Pillows

Under your arm after surgery, place under the back of your neck, or squeeze to help alleviate pain while coughing. 

Chemo Caps

Keep your head covered and warm when experiencing hair loss.

Rice Heat Packs

Heat in the microwave and use to ease pain and discomfort.

Knitted Knockers

Handmade breast prosthesis for use after mastectomies or other procedures of the breast.


A blank composition journal to be used as a place to keep notes, write questions, and record your thoughts, feelings, and emotions.

Find comfort and ease your journey with cancer

All our comfort care items are handmade with care by Dempsey Center volunteers for Dempsey Center clients. If you feel you would benefit from one of these comfort items, please fill out the form below. A Dempsey Center staff member will reach out to you and make a plan for pick-up. 

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