Last night we had our BearHugs Christmas get together and it was the best! We had a cosy catch up over a hot chocolate and then watched Elf. We can’t all be together in person so our lovely remote team members joined us by google hangouts (with their own cosy Christmas packs!). It was really special to get to spend time together like this and celebrate a wonderful year.Read More
We absolutely love helping our lovely customers give the gift of a hug for Christmas!
If you’d like to send a festive BearHug, please note our final posting dates are:
International: Monday 10th December
UK: Thursday 20th December (Order before 2pm)Read More
Able Magazine, a UK-based Disability Lifestyle magazine, has written about BearHugs in their recent article ‘ Fighting Back Against The Disability Employment Gap’.
The article focuses on the 17 social entrepreneurs from around the UK who have won funding as part of a new programme which aims to close the disability employment gap through the creation of new jobs and skills development opportunities for disabled people.Read More
Day 18 of the BearHugs Kindness Advent Calendar is 'Sponsor someone or share a fundraising page'.
Today we are sharing the fundraising page for an important friend of BearHugs, Sophia.
Sophia is the very special person who sent Faye the beautiful, thoughtful care package that inspired everything we do today. Sophia is endlessly kind and truly one of life's loveliest people.Read More
The first ever BearHug was sent specifically to say thinking of you, and we like to think every BearHugs gift box sent contains not just the warmth of a hug, but the love that comes with a special thinking of you gift too.
Today we’ve compiled a few of our top tips for putting together the perfect thinking of you gift box for someone special in your life.Read More
Some of our favourite picks to build the cosiest ‘hug in a box’ giftRead More
We know how tricky it can be to try to put together the perfect thinking of you gifts. You want the gift to be thoughtful, personal, comforting and...well...to say I’m thinking of you.
That’s exactly BearHugs is here for: to help you put together the perfect thinking of you gift for a friend, family member, colleague, or just about anyone you can think of.
To help get you started, we’ve included our five top tips for putting together the perfect thinking of you gift.
The wonderful Catherine of Not Dressed As Lamb has included BearHugs gift boxes in her alternative Christmas guide.
Catherine chose to highlight some of her favourite indie sellers amidst all the Black Friday madness, and very kindly chose to include BearHugs in her post.
Catherine talked a little about her experience receiving a BearHug, and enjoying it so much she went on to send BearHugs herself!Read More
Here at BearHugs, we don’t like to stock treats unless they pass the most important test of all...does Team BearHugs love them? We can safely say that each and every item on the BearHugs website has been enthusiastically approved by the members of Team BearHugs.
So, who better to ask for tips on putting together the perfect Christmas gift box than Team BearHugs themselves?Read More
With a design for every mood, outfit and occasion, Nutmeg and Arlo’s super cute pins, patches and accessories are a fun and colourful way to make a statement. Their lovely range includes the beautiful ‘kindness is cool’ pin and the quintessentially British ‘Tea Please’ pin, which is even shaped like a mug of tea!Read More
Yesterday our Happy Newspaper delivery arrived and we had the loveliest surprise... look who gets a mention (and adorable illustration!) in the Gift Guide!
It really was the kindest thing for Emily to include us. We love everything she’s about and are beyond proud to stock not just the The Happy Newspaper but the Make Someone Happy book too. There are a million and one lovely things in this edition of the Happy Newspaper so if you’ve not got your hands on yet- definitely do. You can’t help but smile reading it.Read More
BearHugs Gifts has secured support from UnLtd, the UK’s foundation for social entrepreneurs. The tailored package of support from UnLtd will help the organisation make lasting social change in the community.Read More
If you’re looking to put together the perfect Christmas Eve box for children this year, we’ve put together a handy guide for you.
We know that in Britain, in recent years, the Christmas Eve box has become more and more popular, and more and more parents are looking to share in this new tradition.
So, where to start? Well, the Telegraph has said that “the most popular inclusions are books...along with indulgent little luxuries such as hot chocolate”, so let’s start there!Read More
Our Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye, was very happy to find out she had been nominated for two 2019 Timewise Power 50 Awards - both as an employer at BearHugs and as an individual.Read More
Did you happen to see Joe Sugg and his lovely Strictly partner Diane Buswell talking about BearHugs on Instagram recently?
The pair filmed themselves opening their BearHugs gift boxes and it made us so happy to see.
They’ve done so well and we’re wishing them all the best in the Strictly Come Dancing Semi Finals!Read More
We’ve already highlighted some of our favourite Cub Hugs that make the perfect Secret Santa gift for under £10, but what about if you want to put together the perfect treats yourself?
To help, we’ve collected a list of some of our favourite items that we think will help you put together the perfect Secret Santa gift for under £10.Read More
Finding the perfect Secret Santa present for under ten pounds can be tricky. You want it to be thoughtful, unique, and most of all, within budget!
Here at BearHugs, our Cub Hugs make the perfect Secret Santa gift for under ten pounds.Read More
BearHugs gift boxes appeared alongside other unique and thoughtful suggestions for presents for people living with a chronic illness.
“I have sent a couple of these recently and I love, love, love them. The premise is a care package that feels like a hug in the post.”
We absolutely love hearing from customers who enjoyed their BearHugs experience enough to then recommend BearHugs to others in their lives.Read More
Our very own Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye, was on with Paulette Edwards, talking about all things kindness.
Listeners were asked to call in and share acts of kindness that they had either received or performed themselves, and then Faye and Paulette had a lovely chat about the BearHugs Kindness Advent Calendar and the importance of being kind.Read More
If you’ve been following BearHugs for a while, you may have noticed that we’ve had a bit of a design refresh lately!
We’ve been working with lovely graphic designer Laura Hawkins to introduce some extra special touches to our website and packaging. Laura has helped us develop some cute little features which you’ll find on our product labels from now on. We feel they really capture what we’re all about at BearHugs.Read More