Necessities Bags are only distributed to mastectomy patients by medical professionals. Surgeons and nurses understand how important it is to help their patients manage the distress and difficulties associated with recovery from major surgery. The information and supplies offered in the Necessities Bag covers aspects of practical preparation that may have been overlooked. Medical professionals who have reviewed the information and supplies can better answer questions that may come up.
Necessities, Inc., based in Ridgefield, Connecticut, currently supplies Necessities Bags through surgeons and nurses in the state of Connecticut, and limited distribution in New York and New Jersey.
46 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877
For complete listing of current Necessities Bag availablility in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, click below:
To find Necessities Affiliates outside of the Connecticut area, click here.
Necessities Bags are assembled by volunteers.
Mothers, daughters, sisters, girlfriends, neighbors
lovingly offer their time and skills to help Necessities.
Teen volunteers from the National Charity League Ridgefield Chapter
SATELLITE DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS:
Concordia Lutheran Church, Manchester, CT
Greenwich Country Day, Greenwich, CT
Comfort Pillows are sewn by women in Ridgefield, New Canaan, Darien, and West Hartford. The pillows are the most favorite item in the bag and bring not only comfort but a sweet woman to woman connection.
St. Mary’s Sewing Guild, Ridgefield, Connecticut