YOU ARE N O T ALONE.
HOW TO HELP SOMEONE ELSE.
Flowers are great but most families grieving need several unexpected things. Here are some ideas of you are trying to love on someone in your community.
YOU CAN HELP A FAMILY BY:
Notebooks left by the door. Often times loved ones, neighbors and even strangers stop by the homes of those grieving to help, bring food and gifts. leave a notebook for visitors to sign in. This also helps with thank you cards.
Toiletries. Many homes are filled with extra company which means more behinds to clean. Also, the simple day to day things such as bathing can get lost in the pain to "to do's" following losing a loved one. Any assist in this area will help!
Kleenex WITH LOTION. So much crying leads to a dry nose. They need the lotion it is an important detail.
Garbage bags. With extra company and food comes garbage bags!
Healthy food. During this time of such pain and confusion, an appetite is often lost. While comfort food is needed, most grieving souls can go days with no food without realizing it. Nourishment is even more important during this time. Bringing some easy to grab fruit, salads or a healthy soup will sure to help them also.