Samaritan Independent Volunteer Projects

Basic Information

Address: 5 Eves Drive Suite 300 Marlton, NJ 08053

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Samaritan Independent Volunteer Projects
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Additional Information

Causes Served: hospice, healthcare, seniors, veterans
Population Served: seniors, veterans
Ages for Volunteer: any
Mission Statement:

Samaritan cares for those in our community suffering with serious, progressive illness and grief without regard for their ability to pay for services.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Samaritan believes in the inter-connectedness and sacredness of life

Program History:

Samaritan is a non-profit agency started in 1980 by volunteers who continue to be the cornerstone.

Additional Information:

There is no deadline or due date - we accept these projects at all times.
So, whenever you feel safe leaving your home, completed projects can be sent by USPS, UPS, etc., to our administrative office:

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice
Attn: Volunteer Dept.
5 Eves Drive, Suite 300
Marlton, NJ 08053

If you need proof of service hours for the next school year, I'm happy to write letters confirming your contributions.

Here are some instructions to help you. Please see sample images below.

Clay Hearts:
Our volunteers put the hearts inside blue velour bags with a beautiful verse to go along with it. The hearts are placed in the caregiver's hand to honor and memorialize the patient.

We ask for mini hearts (1.5") so they fit inside the blue bags we use.

The clay brand is called Sculpey and you can find it in Michaels, JoAnn stores, Hobby Lobby, and Polymer Clay Superstore online

You can find the hearts on
Single cutter:

Set of 12:

Fidget mats:
They offer exercise, increase focus, reduce anxiety, soothe and calm nerves, and provide comfort. Please make sure items are securely attached.
Consider both men and women when choosing fabrics and accessories such as:

  • Zippers
  • Buckles
  • Velcro
  • Ribbons
  • Textured fabrics
  • Pockets with an attached object that can be put in and pulled out or pockets with zippers
  • Lacing, etc.
  • Sports items
  • Stuffed animals
  • Child-sized, plastic, light-weight Tools
  • Child-sized, plastic, Kitchen utensils (whisk, spoon, spatula)

**NO small objects such as buttons or beads that patients can pull off and potentially eat.

Lap Blanket dimensions: Preferred Size: 30" x 40"