Binkeez for Comfort teamed up with Christopher’s Haven in 2014 when the organization stopped by The Loft during their “Tour of Hope”, a schedule of stops to delivery high-end, luxury blankets (fondly known as Binkeezs) to children’s hospitals around the country. The blankets provide comfort, safety and love for children as they undergo pediatric cancer treatments. The hand-made blankets are provided at no cost to any child in the United States that is in active treatment or hospice care. Each blanket has a custom tag where they put the child’s name. During their visits, the representatives deliver blankets, provide custom cookies and bring arts/crafts projects to create a party-type atmosphere. The unique gift is made with love by fabrics that have been certified and tested for lead and have passed all government regulations and to comply with all the guidelines of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Consumer…
Each child rings the bell at the medical center to celebrate the end of his/her treatment. At Christopher’s Haven, the staff, volunteers, and other families stage a “Belling Ringing Party” in The Loft complete with an oversized custom cookie cake from Kilvert & Forbes Bakery Bell Ringing Parties at Christopher’s Haven.
April Fool’s Day
The Loft at Christopher’s Haven, the common space located on the same floor with all 7 apartments, is utilized to host activities for families throughout their stay! Our Family Service Manager and a team of dedicated volunteers conduct arts and crafts sessions, holiday parties, catered dinners from local restaurants and families, game nights, movie nights, massage therapy and pet therapy! Local Boston museums, excursion and tour companies, as well as sports teams provide complimentary tickets to families to allow them to get out and enjoy the Boston community!