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Comforting Gift Baskets, Sympathy Gifts, Grief and Loss

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  • 69.00
    snacks and fruit
    Wholesome Fruit Basket With Complimentary Gourmet Snacks$69.00
      This wholesome fruit basket is filled with a collection of the ripest fruit and most requested Wine Country gourmet fare! Two each of your favorite fruits: fresh, crisp apples, creamy, mouth-watering pears, and sweet, juicy oranges arrive at their peak ripeness. Complimentary items include sesame crackers, hummus, smoked Gouda cheese spread, dark chocolate truffles, cookies and more. Gift Size: 12" x 7" x 14"  
  • 89.50 onSALE
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    Refined Gourmet Gift Basket, Perfect For Any Occasion$96.50Sale $89.50
      This traditional gift basket combines old favorites and new surprises to create this large collection. Ghirardelli dark chocolate, tomato cheese baguettes, vanilla fudge with sea salt, garlic herb cheese wedges, poppy and sesame seed crackers, baked meatball parmesan pasta snacks, chocolate coconut macaroons, Godiva lava cake truffles, pretzel sticks, honey mustard dipping sauce and much more are impossible to resist. Gift Size: 18" x 9" x 13"    
  • 84.00
    cutting board gourmet food gift set
    Gourmet Food Gift Online Available For Delivery$84.00
    A bamboo cutting board is piled high with customer favorites. Daniele soppressata salami, hot honey crunch mix, hummus, pretzel sticks, naan crisps, bacon, and cheddar cheese spread, veggie sticks, olive flavored crackers, stone ground mustard and more are beautifully arranged with a cheese knife, ideal for preparing and serving this inviting selection. Gift Size: 12" x 8" x 9"
  • 99.00
    sweets and fresh fruit basket
    Deluxe Fresh Fruit & Sweet Treats Gift Basket
    Deluxe Fresh Fruit & Sweet Treats Gift Basket
    Average rating:
    $99.00
    A basket brimming with fresh fruit and sweet treats for all to enjoy! A delicious selection of fresh fruit with apples, kiwi, mandarins and pears, lemon blueberry bites, orange cream covered almonds, chocolate covered sea salt cashews, caramels and a tulip shaped sugar cookie are packed to order in a wicker basket and tied with a colorful ribbon. Gift Size: 14" x 11" x 9"
  • 69.99
    sending sympathy gift baskets
    Sending Prayers, Sympathy Gift Basket $69.99
    A beautiful, thoughtful comforting sympathy gift basket for those individuals coping with death and the grieving process.
  • 94.00
    With Sincerest Sympathy Gift Basket
    With Sincerest Sympathy Gift Basket
    With Sincerest Sympathy Gift Basket
    Average rating:
    $94.00
    A beautifully arranged sympathy basket filled with heartwarming keepsakes and gourmet comfort foods may go a long way towards lifting their spirits. 2 sizes available
  • 99.95
    Savory Gourmet Food Basket
    The Savory Gourmet Gift Basket$99.95
    A best seller! Family, friends and business associates will welcome the arrival of this delicious gourmet food gift basket for any occasion. Handsome faux leather canvas gift tray with gold and black handmade bow is filled with a variety of snacks like pretzels, salami, fine cheeses, and more. A fine gift for any friends, family, and professionals alike.
  • 110.00
    Serenity Sympathy Basket
    Serenity Sympathy Basket$110.00
    A breathtakingly beautiful sympathy gift basket filled with delicious comfort foods and a meaningful journal. (2 sizes available)
  • 79.95
    Healing Spa Gift Basket For Her
    Healing Spa Pampering Bath and Body Comforting Gift Basket for Her$79.95
    A gorgeous woven basket filled with everything she needs to feel rested and rejuvenated. A thoughtful get well, birthday or thank-you gift for women.
  • 150.00 onSALE
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    Fresh Fruit, Sweet and Savory Snacks Gourmet Gift$195.00Sale $150.00
    A gourmet assortment of fresh fruit with sweet and savory snacks compliments traditional pears, apples, oranges, and mandarins. These fruits are beautifully arranged with artichoke spinach dip, Cello parmesan cheese whisps, sea salt caramels, cinnamon toffee almonds, baklava bites, strawberry jam and more round out this delicious gift. Presented in a handwoven keepsake basket. The perfect gift for a family or a large gathering. Gift Size: 18" x 13" x 11"
  • 105.00
    The Vineyard, Gourmet Italian Food Basket
    The Vineyard, Gourmet Italian Food Basket
    The Vineyard, Gourmet Italian Food Basket
    Average rating:
    $105.00
    A handsome wooden gift basket filled with Italian elegance, good taste and a spectacular selection of our finest gourmet Italian food delicacies!
  • 88.00
    Our Sincerest Condolences, Gift Basket
    Sincere Condolences Gift Basket, Send The Gift Of Comfort $88.00
    A thoughtful condolence gift unlike anything else they may receive, this graceful gift basket is designed to encourage those grieving a loss.
  • 74.00
    Get Well Comfort Gift For Her
    Get Well Comfort Gift For Her$74.00
    A wonderful gift to comfort her while she is recovering designed exclusively for women. Lovely gifts to pamper her back to good health.
  • 89.50 onSALE
    FOOTPRINTS-N-THE-SAND-GIFT-BASKETS
    Footprints In The Sand, Gift Basket$109.00Sale $89.50
    An elegant and rich gift basket features a beautiful ceramic mug, tasty treats, and assorted coffees and teas.
  • 69.90 onSALE
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    An Uplifting Gift Basket to Offer Encouragement In Tough Times$79.00Sale $69.90
    An uplifting gift basket for anyone going through tough times and needing a little encouragement. This special gift basket is designed to help lift their spirits and provide a bit of inspiration and comfort for whatever situation they are facing. It includes delicious treats, teas, coffees and an encouraging gift book! A beautiful gift basket.
  • 59.50
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    Relaxing Personal Care Spa Gift Set, The Perfect Gift For Her$59.50
    Bath Gift Basket on Sale Now. A reusable wire handled bath caddy filled with relaxing spa indulgences. A gift any woman would enjoy.
  • 68.00 New Item
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    Blessed Beyond Measure, Inspiring Faith Based Gift Basket $68.00
    Be a blessing to someone - send a Christian gift basket to let them know they are important and that you are thinking of them. Filled with delicious snacks and scripture filled journal, anyone will be thrilled when this beautiful arrives.
  • 59.50
    loving memory sympathy basket
    With Loving Memory, Sympathy Basket$59.50
    Bring hope to the heart and strength to the soul with this comforting sympathy gift to help them make it through tough times. They will be touched and impressed by your thoughtful presentation.
  • 68.00
    Trust In The Lord, Christian Gift Basket
    Trust In The Lord, Christian Gift Basket$68.00
    Celebrate, encourage, sympathize or comfort with this Christian-themed gift basket; it makes a perfect for almost any occasion.
  • 59.00
    Cheerful Thinking of You Gift Basket for A Special Women
    Cheerful Thinking of You Gift Basket for A Special Women$59.00
    Cheerful Thinking of You Gift Basket for Women is a wonderful alternative to flower bouquets. Send this unique thinking of you gift delivered to their door with your personal message of best wishes. Show someone special that you're thinking of them today.
  • 98.00
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    Sweet Blessings Christian Gift Basket for Any Occasion$98.00
    Christian gift baskets are a great gift idea to express almost any sentiment. From support and encouragement to sympathy and get well, this basket fits all occasions.
  • 69.95
    Sugar Free Healthy Living Basket
    Sugar Free Healthy Living Basket$69.95
    Delicious sugar free snacks and sweets gift basket. A great alternative for those with diabetic needs or just trying to cut down on sugar.
  • 66.00
    DISTINCTIVE-GOURMET-FOOD-GIFT-BOARD
    Sausage, Cheese, Savory Treats & Sweets Gourmet Gift
    Sausage, Cheese, Savory Treats & Sweets Gourmet Gift
    Average rating:
    $66.00
    Distinctive gourmet gift board arrives loaded with cheese, sausage, and an amazing assortment of savory treats and sweets is perfect for family, friends, and clients.
  • 98.50
    Get Well Friend Gift Basket
    Feel Better Fast, Get Well Gift Basket$98.50
    Encourage someone who is sick or recovering by sending this generous selection of get well gifts and treats to help them feel better fast.
  • 79.95
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    Comfort and Compassion, Uplifting Christian Gift Basket$79.95
    Everyone could use a little more peace in their life. This Christian gift basket is designed just for that purpose. Whether it's illness, loss of a loved one, or a need for encouragement and inspiration; no matter what they are going through this thoughtful Christian gift basket offers comfort and compassion.
  • 95.00 New Item
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    Comfort Gift Basket For Those Going Through Difficult Times$95.00
    Express your feelings with a thoughtful gift that lets them know you are with them and thinking of them as they go through whatever it is that has such a tight grip on them. Nobody likes to feel alone. Comforting gift basket features "How To Pray When You Need A Miracle and Ill Be Praying For You touching gift book written primarily for coping with difficult times.
  • 89.95 New Item
    Get Well Soon Bear Hugs, Cheery Get Well Gift Idea
    Get Well Soon Bear Hugs, Cheery Get Well Gift Idea$89.95
    Get Well gifts are one of the best ways to help someone recover from whatever has them down. This cheery get well gift idea will brighten any room, bring a smile and help the recovery process.
  • 56.00
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    Quiet Moments Sympathy Gift$56.00
    Gift of comfort includes coffee, snacks, framed poem and Quiet Times, a touching gift book of encouragement for those coping with difficult times.
  • 69.50
    Low-fat-gift-basket
    Low Fat Heart Healthy Gift Basket Of Healthy Treats and Snacks$69.50
    Give your loved one the gift of delicious, heart-healthy foods with this beautifully packaged gift basket. Filled with granola bars, trail mix and a host of other tasty treats, this basket makes an ideal gift for anyone who is serious about fitness or who are following a low-fat diet. All the foods in this collection come arranged in a stained wicker basket that can be reused.
  • 69.00
    basket of sympathy gifts
    Sympathy Gift Basket To Ease Grieving Minds & Restore Hope$69.00
    Grieve sympathy gift basket designed for those dealing with loss. Comforting gourmet snacks and inspirational thoughts for those who are grieving.
  • 165.00
    Gift of Encouragement
    Gift Basket To Encourage and Lift Your Spirits$165.00
    Have a friend or loved one needing a little extra encouragement? Help lift their spirits and provide encouragement for any situation they're facing.
  • 49.90
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    Chicken Noodle Soup Feel Better Soon Get Well Gift Box
    Chicken Noodle Soup Feel Better Soon Get Well Gift Box
    Average rating:
    $49.90
    Here's the perfect little cheer up gift to cure boredom when ill. Get well soon theme includes soup, snacks, and puzzle books arranged in a reusable gift box with cellophane, handmade bow, and your card message. Soup-themed gift box is great for storage. Dimensions: 16L x 12W x 8H in.
  • 198.95
    Ultimate Gourmet Food Gift Basket
    Gourmet Gift Basket Is A Perfect Gift To Show Appreciation$198.95
    Huge and beautiful this impressive gourmet food gift basket is the perfect gift for anyone who needs to feel recognized and appreciated.
  • 76.00
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    Comfort Gift Basket To Express Your Concern, Sympathy, or Support $76.00
    If you know someone who is going through something difficult send this thoughtful gift basket of comfort to let them know they are not alone.
  • 68.50
    A Ray of Sunshine, Feel Better Soon Gift Box
    A Ray of Sunshine, Feel Better Soon Gift Box$68.50
    Know someone feeling a little under the weather, a little blue? Send them our Rays of Sunshine Get Well Gift Box and brighten their day today. They're sure to feel better soon after receiving this cheerful gift.
  • 83.50
    Gourmet Comfort Food Gift Basket
    Gourmet Comfort Food Gift Basket$83.50
    Know someone who is sad, stressed out, sick or broken-hearted? Treat them to this basket filled with a host of delicious gourmet comfort foods!
  • 78.00
    Thinking Of You Gift Basket
    Nothing Says Thinking Of You Better Than A Basket of Well Wishes$78.00
    Lift their spirits with this beautiful recovery gift basket of scrumptious gourmet food, sweets, treats and gifts to brighten their day. Available in two convenient sizes. Select desired size at checkout.
  • 139.95
    I Treasure You, Luxury Gift Basket For Women
    I Treasure You, Luxury Gift Basket For Women$139.95
    Looking for a beautiful gift basket for Mother, Sister, Wife, New Mom, or other Special Women in your life? Send this extravagant gift to make her feel treasured.
  • 59.95
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    Send Beary Best Wishes, Adorable Teddy Bear Gift Baskets & Gifts$59.95
    Melt their heart with delicious, mouthwatering sweets and this soft white teddy bear sitting next to a darling hand-painted, porcelain planter. Your gift arrives adorned with white tea roses and topped with a designer bow; this sweet teddy bear basket is a fantastic gift for almost any occasion!
  • 105.00
    The Christian Heart Gift Basket
    The Christian Heart Gift Basket$105.00
    Our inspirational gift basket filled with gourmet food and Christian gifts creates a meaningful gift for any occasion.
  • 139.00
    The Grand Gourmet Gift Basket
    Over-The-Top Gourmet Food Basket$139.00
    Overflowing with delicious gourmet goodies, sweets, and snacks this basket is the perfect gift for groups, business and family occasions.
  • 105.00 New Item
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    Tea Lovers Gift Basket, Tropical Tea Pot Gift Set$105.00
    Send this beautiful, eye-catching tea gift basket with a tropical flair design. Stunning gift basket arrives filled with an exotic ceramic teapot and a host of tea time gourmet goodies for them to enjoy!  Gift occasion suggestions: Mother's Day, Birthday, Get Well, Sympathy, any occasion.
  • 109.00
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    Remembering With Love, Thoughtful Condolences Gift Basket
    Remembering With Love, Thoughtful Condolences Gift Basket
    Average rating:
    $109.00
    Send this caring expression of your deepest sympathy to make a difference during their time of grief. Your thoughtfulness will be remembered.
  • 86.50 onSALE
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    High-End Gourmet Basket Full of Delicious Premium Food Treats$99.00Sale $86.50
    Send this generous, enticing and impressive array of gourmet food. A gourmet food gift perfect for any corporate or personal gift giving no matter what the occasion.
  • 89.00
    Comfort Sympathy Basket
    Comfort and Hope, Sympathy Gift Basket$89.00
    Send this lovely gift basket to express your sincere sympathy to those who are grieving the loss of a loved one; your kind gesture will mean so much.
  • 36.50
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    Feel Better Soon Care Package$36.50
    Send your get well wishes with our Feel Better Care Package the perfect something for anyone under the weather. Feel Better Care Package contains a mix of healthy snacks and comfort food.
  • 115.00
    Gold Standard Chocolate Basket
    Gold Standard, Chocolate Gift Basket
    Gold Standard, Chocolate Gift Basket
    Average rating:
    $115.00
    Set the gold standard with this deliciously beautiful chocolate gift basket perfect for anyone, any time of year. An ideal gift basket for anyone who loves chocolate!
  • 78.00
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    Sugar-Free Gift Basket For Diabetic Or Health Conscious Friends$78.00
    Snacking just got a whole lot better with this sugar-free goodie gift basket! Say you care with a gift that cares for the health of your loved ones with the Simply Sugar Free Gift Basket filled with sugar free goodies. This hard-to-find gift for the diabetic or for the dieter is perfect for those who are health conscious.
  • 76.00
    Rustic Charm Wooden Planter Gift Basket With Tasty Delights
    Rustic Charm Wooden Planter Gift Basket With Tasty Delights$76.00
    Special gourmet gift basket with sweet treats for women. Makes a great get well or birthday gift idea for mothers or grandmothers. Features a wooden planter bucket with cookies and decadent chocolates.
  • 88.00
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    Breakfast Gift Tray, Pancakes, Syrup, Preserves, Coffee & More$88.00
    Start their day off right with this wooden breakfast tray brimming with Stonewall Kitchen pancake and waffle mix, Maine wild blueberry syrup, scone mix, strawberry preserves, cookies, French roast coffee, hot cocoa, English tea, and two oversized mugs so they can share the joy of this morning pick-me-up. Gift Size: 19" x 12" x 6"
  • 78.00
    Christian Grace Gift Basket
    Grace, Christian Gift Arrangement
    Grace, Christian Gift Arrangement
    Average rating:
    $78.00
    Stunning and Serene, a one-of-a-kind gift! A strikingly attractive and impressive gift paired with an exquisite selection of fine gourmet food gifts.
  • 79.95 onSALE
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    Comfort Gift Basket, Sympathy Gift For A Grieving Heart$86.00
    Sympathy for those grieving can be tough to express but this combination of grief help and comfort foods is sure to be appreciated.
  • 78.00
    Large Calming Pamper Spa
    Calming Cucumber Melon Pamper Spa
    Calming Cucumber Melon Pamper Spa
    Average rating:
    $78.00
    The person you send this relaxing bath and body gift basket to will thank you. It's an absolutely pampering gift for any special friend or loved one.
  • 69.95 New Item
    Serenity Prayer Gift Basket
    Serenity Prayer Gift Basket$69.95
    The Serenity Prayer has helped many people through difficult times with words of acceptance and wisdom.
  • 78.50 onSALE
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    Tropical Treats Gift, Refreshing Goodies Basket & Serving Tray$89.00
    This beautiful gift tray will make a wonderful addition to any home year-round. It is a refreshingly beautiful gift! They will also enjoy all of the delicious tropical treats we have artfully arranged in this stunning gift.
  • 69.00
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    Soup's On, Delicious Hearty Artisan Soup Gift $69.00
    This delicious gift is fun to give and so easy for your recipients to serve and enjoy. Hearty chicken noodle artisan soup mix with old-fashioned homemade flavor and plenty of noodles will take the chill out of a cold day; spinach and cheese bruschetta, hot honey crunch mix, hummus, crackers, bacon and cheddar cheese spread, breadsticks and Himalayan salt are the perfect complements. A white oversized soup bowl, wooden spoon, and serving tray complete this carefree assortment that will be welcome in any home. Gift Size: 15" x 12" x 6"
  • 150.00
    The Entertainer Gift Basket with Books, Puzzle Books, Soup and Snacks
    The Entertainer Gift Basket with Books, Puzzle Books, Soup and Snacks$150.00
    This entertaining gift basket is perfect for birthday gift giving, sending get well soon wishes, or to say thank you. Send your best wishes with two books, two puzzle books, and gourmet treats! A cheerful gift designed to lift spirits and brighten their day.
  • 104.00
    5 Star Gourmet Gift Basket
    Bountiful 5 Star Gourmet Gift Basket$104.00
    This gorgeous high-end food basket brimming with scrumptious gourmet goodness is perfect for corporate, personal, or family gift giving occasions.
  • 119.00
    Blessing Branches, Family Gift Basket
    Blessing Branches, Family Gift Basket$119.00
    This high-end family gift basket, filled with elegant artisan gifts and delicious gourmet, is a unique way to convey your sentiments for any occasion.
  • 140.00
    Special Gourmet Treasure Chest
    Large Gourmet Treasure Trunk, Perfect Gift For Any Occasion$140.00
    This incredible gift basket that won't be forgotten. It's perfect for an office party, CEO, celebrity, your most important client, friends or family member.
  • 69.00
    Gift Basket Filled With Warm and Cozy Comfort Foods
    Gift Basket Filled With Warm and Cozy Comfort Foods$69.00
    This newest addition to our gift line is already a favorite around here. It's a beautiful collection of specialty gourmet gifts selected to warm them from the inside out.
  • 69.95
    Relaxing Gift Basket for Someone Special
    Relaxing Gift Basket for Someone Special$69.95
    This special gift basket for women is a delightful and relaxing treat that any woman will love. She will never forget your gift and thoughtfulness!
  • 75.00
    Sympathy Gift Basket, In Remembrance
    Sympathy Gift Basket, In Remembrance$75.00
    This very beautiful sympathy gift basket is loaded with comfort gifts for those grieving a loss. Features the touching book Words of Comfort, When You Lose a Loved One.
  • 69.00
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    Friendship Surprise Gift Basket For A Special Friend$69.00
    Treat a special friend to this beautiful friendship gift basket she will love. Our special friend gift basket features a decorative planter filled with gifts.
  • 78.00
    Gourmet Sweets and Treats Gift Basket
    Gourmet Sweets and Treats Gift Basket$78.00
    Treat co-workers, clients, friends, and loved ones with this abundant snack basket filled with a huge selection of tasty gourmet sweets and treats!
  • 68.00 onSALE
    Cozy Comforts, Gift Tray Filled With Delicious Comfort Foods
    Cozy Comforts, Gift Tray Filled With Delicious Comfort Foods $73.50Sale $68.00
    Truth: Comfort food gifts are always welcome. No matter what time of year or what the occasion, everyone loves comfort food gifts.
  • 59.00
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    Sympathy Gift Basket, Hope & Healing For Grieving Hearts $59.00
    When it's hard to know just what to say this comforting gift basket will say it for you. An elegant gift basket for sending you sympathy message and words to comfort those experiencing grief and loss.
  • 59.95
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    Words To Comfort Sympathy Basket$59.95
    When it's hard to know just what to say this comforting sympathy gift basket will say it for you.
  • 79.95
    Cabin Fever Survival Gift Package
    Cabin Fever Survival Care Package
    Cabin Fever Survival Care Package
    Average rating:
    $79.95
    Whether they are laid up, laid off, sad, mad, or home ill with a chill, this gift basket is the perfect remedy for whatever ails them.
  • 97.00
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    A Gift Basket For Grandparents$97.00
    Whether this if for Grandma, Grandpa or both, they will love it! A lovely gift basket designed especially for grandparents. Not much compares to the love of a grandparent. Express your appreciation and love for them with this unique gift basket for grandparents.
  • 88.00
    Thoughtful Sympathy Gift To Extend Your Condolences
    Thoughtful Sympathy Gift To Extend Your Condolences
    Thoughtful Sympathy Gift To Extend Your Condolences
    Average rating:
    $88.00
    You'll make a difference in their day, and your thoughtfulness will be remembered when you send this caring expression of your deepest sympathy.

Comforting Those Who Have Lost A Loved One

Reach out to your friends during times of grief to let them know that your thoughts are with them.

Any time a person loses someone close to them, it is a devastating event. When that loss is a member of the immediate family, the devastation is intensified.

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Bereavement Gift Baskets

Comforting gifts and beautifully packaged sympathy gifts are an excellent way to convey your condolences and respect.

Send comfort gifts, gift baskets, care packages and presents packed with gourmet foods, fresh fruits, coffee, tea, flowers and booklets of encouragement and inspiration.

How to Express Concern That Feels Like You Mean It

It is typically difficult to watch someone you love going through a painful experience. It is hard to find the right words to say or the right thing to do. Quite often, it is easier not to say or do anything to avoid the uncertainty and fear of doing the wrong thing. Unfortunately, this type of behavior isn't going to help much. Instead, why not learn how to act and what to say to make someone feel better when they are going through a difficult time.

Whether your friend or relative is going through a divorce, battling cancer, or experiencing the death of a loved one, it is important to do or say something so that you can make a positive difference in the way that this person feels. After all, if you dont do or say anything at all, how is your friend or relative going to know that you care?

Express Concern, Sympathy, or Support

Despite how difficult this might be for you, express your concern, sympathy, or support for this individual so that she knows that you are there if she needs you. You do not have to make a speech or go into a lengthy discussion. Instead, make a simple statement that mentions your care and concern for the individual or offer your help in a short, heartfelt sentence. The tone of your voice is more important than the words at this point. Speak in a soft, gentle manner in a soothing tone of voice.

Later, after time has passed, you should make another attempt to offer your help and support. This second offer reinforces the sincerity of your concern. Remember that even small comments allow the other person to know that someone is thinking about them, a fact that offers some solace.

Another way that you can express your concern or sympathy is to send occasional emails or notes in the mail. This way, you are keeping the line of communication open without being overbearing or annoying. This type of repeat communication tells the individual who is going through a difficult time that you genuinely care.

Listen, Listen, Listen

Once you offer your sympathy or condolences, listen to the other person. Allow him to express his pain without interrupting him. Additionally, as you listen, avoid the urge to say that you understand how he is feeling. While you might have gone through similar circumstances, you do not know exactly how he is feeling. You might have an idea, but you are not going to know exactly how he is feeling.

You should also remember that sometimes listening to the other person includes listening to his silence. If he needs to just be near him without talking, this is what you should do. Sometimes, silence is just as important as having a conversation.

Essential Words to Use When Expressing Your Concern

Knowing just the right phrases to say and how to say them can be difficult for anyone in a trying situation. Always speak in a personal tone of voice. Avoid negative words or negative comments. Try not to use the word but when speaking since it negates the part of the sentence that goes with it. You should use the word and instead to express your concern in a more positive way. Instead of saying something such as I know it hurts now, but you will feel better later,  say I know it hurts now, and I know that you will discover the strength to get through it. Although it is a difficult time for your friend, you should focus on comforting words that make mention of pleasant times or circumstances.



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