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Since 2006, thousands of volunteer Care Cap hours! 40 miles of fabrics!!

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Our Story

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The story of Care Cap Connections™ is the story of Mary Philips' desire to help her sister, diagnosed with terminal cancer, bald from harsh but life-extending chemotherapy. Mary could sew expertly; Linda could not. (FOR OUR VIDEO/DVD, CLICK "QUARTERLY NEWS".)
Frustrated by scratchy wigs, unattractive turbans plus the scarcity and expense of nice kerchiefs, Linda was further depressed. Baldness left her feeling "...less than a woman"; her search for comfortable and pretty head coverings drew blanks.
Mary sewed samples. Linda liked and appreciated the garments—so much that she began to give them away to others in chemo. The need began to snowball. Demand far outstripped supply. Friends volunteered to help Mary with the project. Others heard and joined the experience...
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