Send comfort by mail for hard times

  • By Andrea Brown, Herald writer
  • Thursday, February 14, 2013 9:28pm
  • Life

You’re feverish with the flu, drowning in misery.

A box arrives, and inside is a jar of homemade chicken soup, fuzzy socks, a plush throw, hot tea and an inspiring hand-written note.

No, you’re not hallucinating.

It’s a special delivery from Spoonful of Comfort.

The company delivers chicken soup care packages for such occasions as illness, the birth of baby and college stress.

Spoonful of Comfort started as a way to add a little joy into the lives of people suffering from illness. It expanded to other times people are in need, such as grieving or final exams.

For more information: www.spoonfulofcomfort.com.

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