A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
What to do when someone dies
Write a letter or poem.
Light a candle.
Release a balloon.
Draw or paint a picture.
Put a flower in or on the casket.
Write a note to go inside the casket.
Choose a favorite song or story for the service.
Take a special gift to the service.
Say a prayer or remember that person.
Arrange flowers or help with the food.
Hug someone who is crying.
Just be there.
After the Funeral
Write a poem.
Make a scrapbook.
Look at their photograph.
List ten good things about them.
Play a game called, "I remember when..."
Keep practicing something they taught you.
Keep something of theirs in a special place.
Name a stuffed toy, pet or doll after them.
Include them in your drawings.
Plant a tree in their honour.
Visit the grave.
"I am sending you an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way..."