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  What does each memory box contain?
  • ​​Clay – currently using Crayola Model Magic     (1 oz packs) 
  • Handmade Lap Blanket  about 24” square for Term Babies  (quilted, crocheted, or knit)
  • Angel’s Pocket/ Blanket for Preemie box from 6” square to 12” square
  • Handmade Hat (crocheted or knit)
  • Small Organza Favor Bags
  • Forget-Me-Knot Seeds (purchase on American Meadows)   
  • Cross                                            (purchase on www.crossinmypocket.com) ​
  • 4x6 Photo Brag Book
  • Handmade Hand/Footprint cards
  • Handkerchief orTissues & Lip Balm
  • Heart Container for Hair Clippings​
HOW IS A MEMORY BOX MADE?

All of our memory boxes are made with love. We also use the following material:

  • Photo Storage Box

  • White Tissue Paper

  • Card Stock (for footprint cards -           12x12 & 4x5)

  • Ink Pads (not black please, used with stamps for footprint cards)

  • Stickers (for footprint cards)

  • Ziploc Bags (sandwich size for clay & gallon size for presorting blankets and hats))

  • Super Small Ziploc Bags

  • Velium paper (8.5” x 11”) 

  • Wax Paper

  • Corner Rounder

  • Ribbon


WHAT IS A MEMORY BOX?

A Memory box consists of items that represent a child’s legacy which will become physical reminders that parents will cherish in the years to come.  The majority of our boxes are assembled at our Memory Box Nights in the spring and fall.  Additional memory boxes are produced if a facility we assist calls with a need. Dedicated memory boxes are also made at the request of parent(s). A dedicated memory box is one made in memory of a child(ren) and donated to a hospital to help another family. We collect items needed to produce the memory boxes throughout the year.  We also produce a smaller memory box currently being used at Quinn Shalz Family Funeral Home and Ponte Vedra Valley Funeral home. These memory boxes are intended for a loss that does not take place at a hospital.  


We produce a keepsake box for the hospital bereavement counselor, chaplain, or nurse to provide to a family. The hospital staff assists the family by making footprints, clay molds, and providing the other resources in the memory box. It is the families decision how to use all of the items. Families and hospitals are never charged for our services.

Memory Boxes
WHERE ARE THE MEMORY BOXES DELIVERED?

Our completed boxes have been delivered to the following local hospitals:


Baptist Medical Center including:

  • Jacksonville
  • Beaches
  • Nassau
  • ​Southside


St Vincent's including:

  • Riverside
  • Southside 
  • ​Clay


UF Health Jacksonville


​Memorial Hospital


Flagler Hospital - St. Augustine




Saving Memories One Footprint At A Time