A Unique Bereavement Gift You Can Send Today

Unique Bereavement Gift Idea

If you know someone who's going through some kind of loss and aren't sure how to help, give them an "Open When" bereavement gift care package.

You don't need to overthink it. No fancy envelopes needed.    Label the box "The Gift of Comfort" and include 12 envelopes inside. You can have one envelope for each month, or an envelope for different situations and include an activity/small gift inside each envelope.   

Here are some ideas 💡(Be sure to download the free PDF below to save them)

  • Open when you're sad: Add some smiley or heart stickers inside.
  • Open when you miss them. Add a note inside using their loved one's name and share a story or memory.
  • Open when you're sad. Include a memory handkerchief with words of encouragement written on it with a Sharpie.
  • Open when you need to feel normal again for an hour: Include a coupon for a trip to get ice-cream or coffee.
  • Open when you need a break: Include a coupon for a walk in a park, movie tickets, etc.
  • Open when you can't sleep. Include some chamomile tea bags.
  • Open when you need a break from the world. Include an eye mask or under eye patches.
  • Open when you have no energy to cook. Include a gift card for Uber Eats, Panera or a meal delivery service.
  • Open when you need a pick me up. Include a Starbucks/Dunkin Donuts gift card.
  • Open when you need encouragement. Write a list of uplifting or supporting quotes.
  • Open when you need a laugh.  Include a funny cartoon, meme or joke.
  • Open when you need a hug. Include a small, soft stuffed animal, weighted pillow or a mini 'hug coupon'.
  • Open when you need a distraction. Include a small puzzle, crossword, or adult coloring book.
  • Open when you need to breathe. Include calming essential oil or a mini mindfulness guide.
  • Open when you need a friend. Include a promise to meet up, no matter the time or place.
  • Open when you need hope. Include a plant or flower seeds to symbolize new beginnings.
  • Open when you need comfort. Include a cozy pair of socks.
  • Open when you need to feel grounded: Include a small mindfulness bell or meditation guide.
  • Open when the world feels too loud. Include a soothing playlist or calming sounds.
  • Open when you need a moment of self-care. Include a face mask, bath bomb, or a gift certificate for a massage.
  • Open when you need to remember it's okay to not be okay. Include an empathetic letter, book or quote.
  • Open when you need a reminder of how much you're cared for. Include a list of encouraging words that you've gathered from those around them.

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