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Tips & Etiquettes to Send Thoughtful Sympathy Gifts

The time one goes through after a loved one’s death is the most challenging and complex. We feel lost and broken for years after the tragedy. Has a loved one in your life suffered the death of a close one, like a family member or a dear friend? Do you want to tell them that you are there to support and help but don’t know how to do so? Here are some tips and etiquettes one must follow while giving Thoughtful Sympathy Gifts to a grieving loved one.

What is the best time to send Sympathy Gifts?

The time to send a sympathy gift depends on the grieving person. Generally, people send sympathy gifts as soon as they receive the news. Yet, you can send it at any time. A sympathy gift is supposed to give the grieving person some relief or motivation apart from condolence. If you feel that your loved one is not over the loss, give them a thoughtful sympathy gift that can give them some hope and courage to move on. Decide the best time to give a condolence gift whenever you feel it is the right time for the bereaved person.

To whom should we send the condolence gift?

Generally, we send the condolence gift to the person we know is suffering after the death of their loved one. However, sometimes we need clarification about whom we should send the condolence gift to. When a friend’s mother passes away, it is easy to know to whom you should send your sympathy gift - your friend. However, what if when a friend or a colleague has passed away? To whom would you want to send a condolence gift in such a case? If you aren’t sure to whom you should send your sympathy gift, consider the deceased’s parent, partner, or oldest child.

How to find the perfect condolence gift?

The process of finding a condolence gift is very daunting. It would be best if you go with something that has a personal touch and can convey your feelings and condolences. Keep in mind, KindNotes offers you various sympathy gifts to choose the most suitable one for your loved one. 

Botanical Thinking of You Jar of Notes

Botanical Thinking of You Jar of Notes

To tell the grieving loved one that you are constantly thinking of them, this Botanical Thinking of You Jar of Notes is ideal. This jar has 31 notes that can help you express your condolence to them and make them feel that they are not alone in this journey. You can tell them that you are always up for the help of any kind. Make sure you talk about them in all the notes, not yourself. You must choose this jar if you cannot think of any other sympathy gift.


We must consider all the factors thoughtfully while sending sympathy gifts to a dear one. We hope these tips can help you find a gift showing you care and support. KindNotes offers a large selection of Thoughtful Sympathy Gifts to bring some comfort to the grieving loved one. 

Let KindNotes help you send a thoughtful sympathy gift.

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