Words of affirmation
We all have days when we are down on ourselves or just need of a pep talk. You can give someone the compliment they deserve and the encouragement they need with one of our thank you cards or phone call. There’s no better way to tell someone that you care!
Whether it’s from a family member or friend, nothing beats the feeling of a hug, a kiss or holding hands! But while we are staying safe and physical distancing, our virtual hugs are the perfect way to bring comfort and connection to people in isolation, especially the elderly or those living alone.
… is talking for hours on the phone, cooking and sharing a nice meal together, or planning a special date. Why not show someone that you care by making sure they receive a visit from a Red Cross team member? This is the gift of improved wellbeing and social connection, and of sharing simple pleasures like gardening, chess or just a cuppa together.
Does the thought of spoiling your loved ones and showering them in gifts makes you smile? You don’t need to spend a fortune: our virtual flowers and hot meals are the thoughtful gift you need to make someone’s day brighter and happier. Remember, small gestures matter in a big way!
Acts of service
They are not the ones for grand romantic gestures, but are always there in times of need, ready to pick up the dry cleaning or change tyres. If that sounds like your valentine, they will love our essential medication kits, shelter toolkits or public transport cards – the perfect gifts to help people stay safe and find their feet in times of need!