‘Bloom Project’ pivots, sends bon mots instead of bouquets

Coronavirus

Bloom Project now writing letters to hospice patients

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Every year, the Bloom Project delivers thousands of bouquets to patients of hospice and palliative care. But during the pandemic, the volunteers can’t gather to do that.

Founder Heidi Berkman joined AM Extra to talk about how they’ve pivoted to a letter-writing campaign — and so far have mailed more than 550 letters.

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