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GIULIANA DEMMA

President & CEO

 

VOLUNTEERS

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JULIA

My name is Julia Calamia,
I am 11 years old and I live
in Freehold, New Jersey.
I am in 6th grade, I enjoy playing softball, andI have been a Girl Scout for 7 years.
I met Giuliana when we were 3 years old atdance class
G introduced me to sewing and I really enjoyed it! I asked for my own sewing machine for
Christmas. I am so inspired by G's giving
gowns and I am excited to help sew gowns for kids to make them feel happy and loved during the difficult time they are going through.

MAHI

My name is Mahi Shah. I’m 12 years old and in the 6th Grade. I live in Freehold, New Jersey. I’ve known Giuliana since 1st grade when I joined Girl Scouts. Giuliana taught me how to sew and I really enjoyed helping her make gowns. In my free time I enjoy playing sports, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

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ELIZABETH

Age 12
Elizabeth was inspired after hearing about Giuliana’s young cousin who had cancer and about Giuliana’s cause. Elizabeth learned how to sew during the pandemic from her mom and older sister Victoria. Using the family sewing machine she has created several projects including cloth masks for the pandemic. Her mom Michele is currently battling a rare form of kidney cancer. Elizabeth would love to give back to her community and the doctors who have helped her mom, but most especially to the youngest of patients that her mom has seen on her visits to Sloan. She’d like to do so by creating custom hospital gowns like Giuliana’s. The youngest patients have been the most inspiring to both Elizabeth and her family.

KATE

Hi my name is Kate I'm eleven years old and in the sixth grade. In my free time
enjoy dancing, especially ballet. I also like reading, sewing, and spending time
with family and friends.

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VOLUNTEERS

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AUDRINA

My name is Audrina and I am 9 years old.  I am Giuliana's little sister and she taught me how to sew.   I love animals, dance and playing piano.  I enjoy sewing hospital gowns so I can help make kids happy who are sick.

 
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LAURA

A local sewist in New Jersey who has volunteered her time to helping Gs Giving Gowns.

 
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SARAH

Here is Sarah’s story :
My mom taught me to sew when I was in 7th grade about. I started making quilts for my friends recently now that they are having babies. I have moved on to doll clothing and now hospital gowns for kids. I love giving gifts to people, sewing or baking for them. I’m a pasty chef living in Santa Cruz CA.
Thank you so much Sarah for spreading light all the way from California.