A couple of weeks ago, I took myself away for a couple of days on a solo life and business planning retreat and I’m totally convinced it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.Read More
Did you know that we also offer a range of mini BearHugs? Our adorable CubHugs make the perfect thinking of you gifts to send in the post.
We’ve got a whole range of miniature hug in a box gifts, and to give you some inspiration we’ve put together a list our favourite Cub Hug ideas.Read More
Having the perfect thinking of you gift delivered to someone in your life isn’t easy. You want it to be personal, thoughtful, and most importantly, simple to arrange.
Here at BearHugs, we’ve got a whole range of Ready To Go hug in a box gift boxes, specially designed to bring warmth, comfort and joy to each recipient - the perfect way to let someone know you’re thinking of them.Read More
Hi everyone, Georgina, Hug Donation Assistant here. I wanted to pop up a little blog with a special announcement - to welcome our newest charity partner, Share a Star.
If you’re familiar with our 1:50 Hug Donation Scheme, you’ll know that for every 50 BearHugs sold, we donate one to a child or young person with a serious or life-limiting illness, or to a member of their family.Read More
On 16th July, I had the incredible honour of being given The University of Sheffield Robert Boucher Distinguished Alumni Award. Seven years after graduating as a Speech and Language Therapist, I was asked to speak at one of this year’s graduation ceremonies about my journey to become Chief Sender of Hugs.Read More
BearHugs has been fortunate enough to receive some brilliant support from amazing organisation UnLtd. UnLtd find, fund and support social entrepreneurs .
BearHugs been featured by UnLtd on their website in the article ‘The woman sending out hugs in a box.Read More
Did you see the great big photo of our Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye, in HELLO! Magazine?
We were so excited to see the spread all about the Star Women Awards where Faye was presented with the #HelloToKindness Award. It was especially lovely to see Faye’s picture alongside Eula who was the winner of HELLO!’s Star Mum Award. Eula works tirelessly to support people with Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia.Read More
We are 100% behind the Flex For All Campaign here at BearHugs.
BearHugs began so that Chief Sender of Hugs Faye was able to work as and when she was able around her health. Now, our entire team works part-time and flexibly. It just makes sense and if anything, improves our productivity and ability to work well together.Read More
This week I met the President and Founder of The Prince’s Trust, HRH The Prince of Wales, in London for an event celebrating the Prince’s Trust’s enterprise programme. I got to meet a lot of incredible people who have started business over the last 36 years with the support of the Enterprise Programme too. It was an amazing evening and, as always, I'm so proud to be supporting The Prince’s Trust.Read More
A little while ago I was lucky enough to meet the incredibly talented and kind Kondwani Chirwa.
Kondwani and the Silent Elephant Project recently released a short film - Why ME? - to raise awareness of M.E/C.F.S (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).Read More
Our very own Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye, has been chosen as one of the final four for Hello Magazine’s #hellotokindness Star Women Award. The winner will be chosen by a vote of Hello readers.
To read more about the award and the nominees, including Faye, see this page on Hello’s website or pick up a copy of the latest issue of Hello.
If you’d like to vote for Faye to win, you can do so at the bottom of the page.Read More
Have you been looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift box for the father figure in your life? Well, with Father’s Day nearly upon us (it’s Sunday June 16th - mark your calendars!), we’d love to help you choose the perfect father’s day gift to send this Father’s Day.
Don’t forget, when placing any order through the BearHugs site, you can choose the date we pop it in the post, so whether you’re having it delivered or handing it over in person, you can make sure it arrives in time.
We’ve listed a few of our favourite suggestions below, but be sure to head over to our special Father’s Day page here to check out our full range of Father’s Day gifts and gift boxes.Read More
If you’re familiar with the kinder side of the internet, we’ve no doubt you’ll be familiar with allontheboard. Their positive messages and thoughts have not only been brightening the journeys of those getting the tube in London, but also those online who have been keeping track of their messages each day.
We thought it was about time someone showed them how much they are appreciated - so we sent them a BearHug. We were very surprised to hear it was their first ever piece of fanmail!Read More
Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating the end of Ramadan.
We’ve really enjoyed sending out Eid BearHugs this year, and as Ramadan concludes for 2019, we wish you all a joyful Eid al-Fitr!
BearHugs is very excited to be a part of Twinkl’s Wellbeing Month 2019.
What is Twinkl’s Wellbeing Month? Well, it’s “where we show our appreciation and gratitude to the nation's teachers through support, advice and giveaways.”
Here at BearHugs we’re a big supporter of our underappreciated teachers, and we’re delighted to be taking part in Twink’s Wellbeing Month.Read More
We have some exciting news - we have a new bear! We are so happy to have Steph join the BearHugs family. Steph will be helping to pack your special gifts and will be responding to your emails and calls. We love her already and know you're going to too.Read More
Being a teacher can often be a thankless task, and we know how hard it can be to find an appropriate way to thank a teacher for everything they’ve do. It’s crunch time of the year again for students and teachers alike, so we’ve put together this list of perfect thank you teacher gifts to help you put together the perfect teacher thank you gift box.Read More
Were you keeping an eye on Stacey Solomon's Instagram stories today? If so, you might have seen her enjoying her BearHug in a Mug!
We were so happy to see Stacey receive her BearHug as she brings so much joy and positivity to so many people's lives.Read More