Comfort Care Accessories
are available at the following locations:

  • Saint Vincent Cancer and Wellness Center in Worcester, MA

  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in Milford, MA

  • Breast Care Center at St. Joseph's Hospital in Nashua, NH

  • Cancer Center at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, MA

All Comfort Care items are available directly through PinkHippy.org. For more information, or to obtain Comfort Care Accessories, please send us an email or call 508-987-3310.

 

 


If you are interested in helping with the Comfort Pillow Sets, Knitted Knockers, or other compfort items please contact us at info@pinkhippy.org.

Ways you can help

  • cutting, stuffing, sewing, assembling, or cheering other volunteers on during sew-a-thons

  • knitting or crocheting hats, shawls, blankets, and knitted knockers

  • delivering comfort items 

 

Please consider a gift to PinkHippy.org

 


PinkHippy.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization



 

COMFORT CARE ACCESSORIES
are provided at no charge to those who need them


 

The Victory Pouch was created by a breast cancer survivor who experienced the need firsthand.

click here to watch the V for Victory Foundation's  video for a light hearted explanation of how to use the Victory Pouch

Victory Pouch –  These pouches are designed to ease the struggle of post-operative drain care by making it easier to carry drain reservoirs.  Benefits include:

  • Security knowing the drain bulbs are contained in the bag and not going to pull.

  • No safety pins necessary. 

  • No need to pin drains to your clothing.

  • Can be worn in public without concern of bulbs and their contents being exposed.

  • Can sleep better at night knowing bulbs are secure & won’t get tangled in bed linens.

  • Is fully adjustable and can be worn around the waist, cross body or around the neck.

  • Holds up to 4 bulbs.  Includes a lanyard with carabiner clip to hold bulbs during showering.  NOTE: Shower with drains ONLY with permission from your surgeon!



Comfort Pillow Sets – a set of three pillows made from soft cotton flannel and stuffed with light and fluffy fiberfil. There is a small and medium size rectangular pillow and a larger heart shaped pillow - each is designed to bring comfort following surgery and throughout treatment.  Pillows are packaged in a handmade tote bag - all are machine washable and dryable.

  Tips from patients who have used our comfort pillows:  

  • use the small rectangular pillow to hold the seatbelt away from your body when you are in the car.

  • place a pillow between your arm and your body to relieve the pressure from swelling in your armpit that may occur following surgery or radiation

  • tuck them along the length of one side of your back for a comfortable reclining position

 


Chemo Shawls ~ Blankets ~ Hats – handmade using soft fibers for those in chemotherapy treatment.



Shea Butter Soap – This pure all natural unscented soap is made with luxurious moisturizing shea butter.  It is a wonderful soap that is not only good for your skin but feels good on your skin too.  

Small bars are provided to us by cancer survivor Judy Lochner of the Soap Pedlar. For more information on the soaps or on Judy please  visit The Soap Pedlar.



Knitted Knockers – These lightweight, soft and comfortable 'knockers' offer an alternative to traditional breast prosthetics.  Made  with soft cotton yarn they are available in a wide range of sizes and colors.  Stuffed with soft fiberfill for everyday wear they may also be used for swimming by simply replacing the fiberfil with a shower scrungie.  Whether you have had a lumpectomy or a mastectomy, Knitted Knockers are fully adjustable.  They can be used to fill the gap for breasts that are uneven and are easily adapted for those going through reconstruction by simply removing some of the stuffing. Machine washable for ease of care.

PinkHippy.org is proud to be a provider of Knitted Knockers. To learn more visit their website at www.knittedknockers.org or watch this beautiful video about the woman behind Knitted Knockers.

 

 

 

 



Bottles of Hope - These beautifully sculpted small glass bottles covered with polymer clay symbolize a wish and a hope for health.  

The Bottles of Hope project was started in 1999 by a very special person, Diane Gregoire, a cancer survivor and polymer clay artist. Diane found a way to use her special talents as an artist to cheer up the lives of cancer patients going through the ordeal of chemotherapy. She used clay to decoratively cover small glass medicine bottles and gave them to other patients as a symbol of hope.  Since that time the project has spread internationally and are made by artists, students, survivors, seniors and many more who volunteer their time and love. Please visit bottlesofhope.org for more information.



Stars of Hope - Each of these unique and beautiful stars is lovingly crafted by an ovarian cancer survivor from western MA.  She began creating them as a way to heal, and now shares them with others hoping that they bring to others what the stars brought to her.  We are honored to pass along these stars to you.

Click here to learn more about the extraordinary women who creates these stars. 



Scarves - Luxurious 100% silk scarves are soft on your scalp, lightweight, and beautiful.  These scarves are a bit longer than usual so that you can wear them many different ways.  Pictured at right is a patient during chemotherapy wearing one that she wrapped once around her head and then twisted the ends and wrapped them twice around for a different look.  

Available in Cream Butterfly pattern or Pale Green butterfly pattern.

 

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