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Comforting Sympathy Gift Ideas to Offer Condolences

Words alone can’t always express the sympathy you feel when friends and loved ones are grieving a loss. That’s why bringing or sending comfort food and sympathy gifts in times of sorrow is a time-honored tradition in so many cultures. At Harry & David, we’re here to help you choose sympathy baskets and other gifts that will elegantly and tastefully convey your condolences.

In moments of grief, it can be difficult to know what to say or do. You may find yourself wondering what to send when someone dies, or what to bring with you to a memorial service. It’s particularly hard if you can’t be there in person.

Choosing the Right Sympathy Gift

Finding the right sympathy gift can be difficult, but it’s always best to think of what your recipient would most enjoy and appreciate. If the bereaved is someone who loves beauty in their home, one of our floral gifts will help lift their spirits, and if they are too tired or anxious to cook for themselves, you can provide comfort with a gourmet food gift.

If you’re still not sure which sympathy gift is right for the occasion, consider these often-appreciated options and discover how each type of gift can show you care:

  • Sympathy Baskets and Towers

    Sympathy Baskets and Towers can bring days’ worth of comfort food to families or individuals and even help take the stress out of shopping for memorial services and gatherings.

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  • Sympathy Flowers and Plants

    Sympathy bakery gifts can bring a little sweetness to difficult days.

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  • Sympathy Bakery Gifts

    Flowers and plants celebrate those who have passed with beauty and growth.

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  • Sympathy Meals

    Gourmet prepared meals encourage self-care and make mealtimes easier.

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Sending Sympathy with Guaranteed Delivery

When friends and loved ones unexpectedly need your support and condolences, we offer express shipping options that will ensure they know how much you care, even if you can’t make it there in person. Gifts of every kind are available with express shipping, so you can have sympathy gifts delivered right to their door in as little as a day.