This 91-Year-Old Has Knit 8,000 Hats For The Homeless While In Hospice Care [Watch]

He may have cancer and be bedridden, but this 91-year-old activist never stops striving to help others.


Credit: WXMI

Despite being bedridden due to cancer and a growth on his kidney, this inspiring activist continuously gives back to others. Morrie Boogart says knitting hats to help the homeless helps him feel better about his time in hospice care, which is why he’s created over 8,000 in the past 15 years.

According to WXMI, the 91-year-old activist never stops stitching and crafts one hat about every two days. He stopped counting how many he has made after surpassing 8,000. When asked why he’s so passionate about creating the hats, he says:

“Why do I do it? It just makes me feel good. This has been the best thing that’s happened to me because I just stay in my room.” 

“The only time I’m not doing it is if I fall asleep,” he added.

Watch the video below to learn more about Morrie and his activism.

Later this year, the thousands of hats he’s created will be passed around to the homeless in his hometown of Grandville, Michigan.

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