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FAQs About Sending Sympathy Gifts

What are the best sympathy gifts to send?

The best condolence and sympathy gift is one that the recipient will find useful or will make their loved ones honoured. Regardless of what you choose to send, just showing that you care can go a long way.

What is generally included in a sympathy gift hamper?

Every sympathy gift hamper is different, although you’ll find that many include food items and/or self-pampering gifts. When choosing a gift box, consider what your friend or family member might find most useful.

Should I send sympathy flowers to the funeral or home?

If you’d like to send flowers, the best option is usually to send it to the recipient at home. This will reduce the amount of work on their end. On the other hand, if you are attending the funeral, taking the funeral flowers or bouquet  with you and placing them at the front by the casket will also be appreciated.

Am I obligated to send a sympathy gift?

Sympathy gifts are never necessary, but are a nice gesture to show that you care.