How A Meaningful Sympathy Gift Can Comfort A Grieving Friend

A gift can be something that you want to send purely because you want that person to know you are thinking of them.

A sympathy gift can often mean so much more. It can be given through a difficult time or the loss of someone and the very point of the gift might be to show someone you care and that you are there for them when they need you the most.

When might you need to send a sympathy gift?

Showing someone that you are thinking of them during a challenging time will always be the thought process behind sympathy gifts.

Here are some of the situations where you might find yourself needing to send a gift:

  • A funeral
  • The passing of a loved one
  • As a memorial on a specific date
  • To commemorate a birthday or anniversary
  • To send a gift in loving memory of someone special

Who might you need to send a sympathy gift to?

There will always be people that you care about, and when sending a sympathy gift, it can be hard to know what to give. Giving your time is the best gift you can give a grieving person. Simply letting them know you care and that you're thinking of them is invaluable. 

Try not to allow your feelings of not knowing to say make you shrink back from your friend.

A loved one, partner, family member, or friend; there are so many people to who you may need to send a sympathy gift. Sending a gift is a great way to let them know you haven't forgotten them, especially if you can't be together in person during this difficult time.

Anyone, no matter who they are, may need help and guidance through a difficult time. Whether it is a recent situation they find themselves in or as a point of remembrance of someone special.

What could you send as a sympathy gift?

When people want to show that they care, a great way to do so is through a gift of some sort. It can show thought, as well as help in some way.

A sympathy gift could be anything that you would see as appropriate. But you may want to think about what would work for the person you are sending the gift to.

Often a unique and personalised gift would be the best option. This enables you to consider how they might be feeling, and perhaps put a smile on their face in what will be a tough time for them to experience.

A gift box filled with carefully chosen items could be a great option to consider. Gifts that encourage them to take care of themselves, to eat well, to exercise and to journal can help in the healing process.

sympathy gift box

How might you give a sympathy gift?

There are many things that you might want to consider or see as appropriate for a sympathy gift. Many people would like something personal.

Perhaps a sympathy gift box filled with dedicated things to help them or make them feel better. You may even want to wrap your gift or place it in a nice gift bag.

You must consider the person you are giving the gift to and how they may be feeling at the time. A sympathy gift is likely to be something that makes them feel better, commemorates their loved one, or even helps them to move forward. 

Finding the right gift that will suit your budget and showing someone how much you care for them during this difficult time could be achieved through a personal boxed gift option. 

This is where our collection of items you can curate into a gift box could be the answer. Get in touch today for help creating a sympathy gift or simply check out our curated gift boxes that are ready to ship.

We handwrite all cards that go out with our gifts and a thoughtfully worded note to let that person know you're thinking of them can be a real boost to their wellbeing.