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The Mission of Sew Much Comfort is to provide FREE adaptive (velcro closures) clothing to support our wounded service members from all branches of the Military and National Guard. Many injuries require large fixators, prosthetics or casts that are too bulky to fit under ordinary clothing. Without our adaptive clothing, wounded service members are limited to wearing hospital gowns during their recovery. Sew Much Comfort adaptive clothing allows them to wear normal looking adaptive clothing which enhances their comfort and dignity during their recovery process.

Since 2004, Sew Much Comfort has proudly supported those who serve. Our seamstresses have selflessly volunteered their time & talent producing more than 155,288 pieces of adaptive clothing. From the very beginning, SMC’s focus has been about providing FREE adaptive clothing to positively impact our wounded warriors as they recover from their injuries and transition back into their communities.

We provide adaptive clothing at many military hospitals and are setup to ship to individual service members as well. Sew Much Comfort is the only support charity providing FREE adaptive clothing for the Military. If you are a service member who could benefit from our adaptive clothing, please click here. If you are a Military facility that would like to learn more about having adaptive clothing made available to you, please contact Michelle.

We are truly blessed and greatly appreciate our amazing volunteers, donors and partners who have helped us to "honor, remember and support" our wounded service members as they recover from their injuries and transition back into their communities. Everyone’s generosity is making a real difference for our wounded and for that we are forever grateful.

Sew Much Comfort continues to operate with low administrative overhead of less than 2%. That means 98% of every dollar donated to SMC is being spent providing FREE adaptive clothing to our wounded service members.

We salute all our Military and extend heartfelt thanks for your selfless service and sacrifice to our country. We also want to thank your families who have made sacrifices so that you can serve.

 
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Support our Wounded Service Members through CFC

Designate Sew Much Comfort #12289

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Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is underway! The official period to pledge is October 2, 2017 to January 12, 2018.

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest workplace fundraising campaign. Pledges can be made by Military, Federal, civilian and postal workers. This year, for the first time Federal Retirees will have the option to donate via deductions from their annuity.

Sew Much Comfort is a National nonprofit –CFC code 12289

If you or anyone you know participates in CFC, please let them know about us and that you can find Sew Much Comfort under:

Military Family and Veterans Service Organizations of America


Military Family and Veterans Service Organizations of America

Sew Much Comfort - CFC code is 12289.  

The Mission of Sew Much Comfort is to provide FREE adaptive (velcro closures) clothing to support our wounded service members from all branches of the Military and National Guard. Many injuries require large fixators, prosthetics or casts that are too bulky to fit under ordinary clothing. Without our adaptive clothing, wounded service members are limited to wearing hospital gowns during their recovery. Sew Much Comfort adaptive clothing allows them to wear normal looking adaptive clothing which enhances their comfort and dignity during their recovery process.

Since 2004, Sew Much Comfort has proudly supported those who serve. Our seamstresses have selflessly volunteered their time & talent producing more than 155,288 pieces of adaptive clothing. From the very beginning, SMC’s focus has been about providing FREE adaptive clothing to positively impact our wounded warriors as they recover from their injuries and transition back into their communities.

We provide adaptive clothing at many military hospitals and are setup to ship to individual service members as well. Sew Much Comfort is the only support charity providing FREE adaptive clothing for the Military. If you are a service member who could benefit from our adaptive clothing, please click on the link located to the right. If you are a Military facility that would like to learn more about having adaptive clothing made available to you, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We are truly blessed and greatly appreciate our amazing volunteers, donors and partners who have helped us to "honor, remember and support" our wounded service members as they recover from their injuries and transition back into their communities. Everyone’s generosity is making a real difference for our wounded and for that we are forever grateful. Sew Much Comfort continues to operate with low administrative overhead of less than 2%. That means 98% of every dollar donated to SMC is being spent providing FREE adaptive clothing to our wounded service members.

We salute all our Military and extend a heartfelt thanks for your selfless service and sacrifice to our country. We also want to thank your families who have made sacrifices so that you can serve.

 
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Let us not forget our men and women in uniform who have been waging war in Afghanistan and Iraq for more than a decade.  Sew Much Comfort will continue to provide adaptive clothing and comfort accessories at no cost to our wounded warriors who have sacrificed so much, and continue to need our help more than ever before.  Let us keep the service men and women, including those wounded in the fight for our freedom, in our thoughts and prayers.  They have sacrificed greatly, and their lives, along with their families’ have changed forever.

 
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Our Mission

To provide custom-made adaptive clothing, free of charge, to all wounded service members from current conflicts and from all branches of the military and National Guard. We wish to aide in their recovery, provide a tangible reminder of our gratitude for their sacrifice and give them an added measure of comfort, dignity and freedom as they recover from their injuries and return to everyday life. Adaptive clothing accommodates their medical devices and situations, provides ease of use, increases personal independence and minimizes the visual impact of their injuries.

 

Our Start

Sew Much Comfort began in November of 2004 by making a pair of fixator pants for a service member at Walter Reed Hospital.  The service member was brought to tears and was so grateful as he had not been able to wear any clothing due to his injuries.  His heartwarming reaction of tears, gratitude and excitement motivated us to make more fixator pants. We had no idea when we began SMC that there was such a great need for adaptive clothing.   

After the above experience, we realized that there was a great need for specialized clothing for the wounded. In December of 2004, we gathered a small group of seamstresses in Burnsville, Minnesota, to help sew for the troops. Our hope was to make 100 pairs of fixator pants by spring 2005 and be done! However, the need for adaptive clothing grew, so SMC started a website to let others know what they were doing. SMC was featured in Sew News Magazine in March of 2005. We had an incredible  response from 500 seamstresses who wanted to volunteer to help sew adaptive clothing for our wounded service members. It became obvious that we were needed as we continues to receive requests for more adaptive clothing.  We pplied for non-profit status in order to meet the increasing demands for adaptive clothing and to be able to accept tax deductible donations and manage the growing organization.  On June 30, 2005, Sew Much Comfort began as a 501c3 non-profit organization (#75-3178122).

SMC set a milestone March of 2011 by delivering 100,402 pieces of adaptive clothing and comfort accessories to our wounded service members.

 

Our Volunteers

Our volunteers remain the driving force behind our success. Their continued dedication and effort producing our adaptive clothing enables us to accomplish our mission.   

Today, Sew Much Comfort has  600 volunteers that operate across the United States.  Volunteers participate in a range of activities such as a seamstress, ambassador (deliver the adaptive clothing to military hospitals and checks their needs),  holding a fundraiser and donating monies so that we may continue our mission. Sew Much Comfort would not be starting its 13th year if it wasn’t for all our volunteers who continue to provide time, dedication and talent so that we can continue to provide quality adaptive clothing to our Veterans.  Many of our volunteers' efforts have been featured in local newspapers and on the national news.

 
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Sew Much Comfort will proudly celebrate its 13th Anniversary November 2017. We could not have completed 13 years of service to our wounded if it wasn’t for our amazing volunteers and donors.  

We are extremely proud of all our volunteers and the top quality adaptive clothing we are able to deliver at absolutely zero cost to our wounded service members. It is because of your generosity and hard work that has enabled SMC to ship 155,288  pieces of adaptive clothing and comfort accessories.

 

Sew Much Comfort continues to operate with a low administrative overhead of less than 2%. That means 98% of every dollar donated to SMC is being spent providing FREE adaptive clothing for our wounded service members.

 

Our Mission

To provide custom-made adaptive clothing, free of charge, to all wounded service members from current conflicts and from all branches of the military and National Guard. We wish to aide in their recovery, provide a tangible reminder of our gratitude for their sacrifice and give them an added measure of comfort, dignity and freedom as they recover from their injuries and return to everyday life. Adaptive clothing accommodates their medical devices and situations, provides ease of use, increases personal independence and minimizes the visual impact of their injuries.

 

Sew Much Comfort is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, tax ID #75-3178122

Sew Much Comfort formed in November 2004. SMC is flourishing due to its strong & committed support from our volunteers and donors.

We began in November 2004 and proudly celebrate our 13th anniversary. 

Sew Much Comfort has created adaptive clothing and comfort accessories to meet the unique needs of the wounded.  From the beginning of the design process we solicited input from the wounded and the medical staff to ensure that SMC clothing meets the broadest needs of the injured. 

Seamstresses use copyrighted instructions created by SMC to create our custom adaptive clothing. 

Sew Much Comfort provides adaptive clothing to all branches of the military and national guard serving in current conflicts. Because of the generosity of our seamstresses and donors, we can now proudly support all Veterans.

Sew Much Comfort is the only organization providing adaptive clothing at no cost to our wounded service members. 

 

Sew Much Comfort has provided 155,288 plus pieces of adaptive clothing to military hospitals in the United States, Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Why We Do What We Do:

The battlefield survival rates have soared in the past decade because of critical advancements in military emergency care. Ninety percent of the 52,351 U.S. troops wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan have survived, largely due to breakthrough in causality care. But what they have not addressed is the clothing used to aide their recovery process.  Sew Much Comfort has stepped in to fill the void by providing FREE adaptive clothing to replace the ill-fitting and drafty hospital gown. Our adaptive clothing allows them to wear normal appearing clothing and provides them warmth, comfort and dignity as they recover from their injuries.

Many wounded military members arrive in the United States from Germany for extensive medical treatment for bullet wounds, burns, head and limb injuries and amputations, while many of our previously injured troops are still in the recovery process. These injuries require large fixator, prosthetics and casts that are too bulky to wear regular clothing. 

Most of all it gives them something to wear besides a hospital gown. Through our adaptive clothing we want to let wounded service members  know that their sacrifice has not been forgotten as the clothing is made from hundreds of volunteers across the USA who want to send a message "thank you for your service”, and that your sacrifice has not been forgotten."

 

How Does SMC Adaptive Clothing Benefit Our Troops?

 

We designed the garments to appear as normal civilian attire, and much warmer and less revealing than a hospital gown. 

Our clothing is simple construction with side seams fastened with a velcro closure system.

The open velcro seams allow easy access to injury sites of the patient, which makes our garments easy to put on and take off. Our clothing is constructed for ease of dressing, fostering self-care and allowing freedom of movement while providing the coverage of ordinary looking clothing.

 • The clothing is adapted from newly purchased garments and reflects current clothing styles.

All our clothing is new and current clothing styles.

Most of all, it gives wounded service members something much better to wear than a drafty, ill-fitting hospital gown. 

Sew Much Comfort wants to provide our wounded service members comfort and restore their dignity through the availability of our adaptive clothing. This is our way of thanking all service members for their courageous and honorable service to our country. 

 

If you would like to have adaptive clothing available at your medical facility please contact us.