Sending Condolences with Teddy Bears Now Possible

Albuquerque, NM, June 08, 2011 --( Ever wonder what teddy bears can do for the soul? In a word - wonders. And now, it is easier to take advantage of the wonder-ful gift giving value of a teddy bear. FRENCH Funerals - Cremation and have teamed up to offer expanded options for condolence gift giving. In lieu of flowers, FRENCH's customers may now give condolences with teddy bears through the company's website.

FRENCH Funerals – Cremation currently offers an option for their customers to "send a meal" and "send flowers" ~ now they have added "send a teddy bear" to the list of condolence offerings. Dayna Gardner, Marketing Director for FRENCH Funerals – Cremation was in favor of the idea as soon as she saw it, recognizing it as a good fit for the 104 year old company.

French has four funeral homes, plus additional services offered in Albuquerque. The Funeral Directors recently had the opportunity to hug a couple of MamaBearsPlace teddy bears. "It's the joy and comfort of hugging a teddy bear that makes the difference. Teddy bear gifts hug you back" says creator/owner Donna J Luke. All the bears offered are from Gund, known for their huggability.

"For someone who wants to give a condolence gift, the joy of giving a soft huggable teddy bear to comfort a family member is priceless. The delight in the gift will last for years," says Luke. Her business tag line is, "How cool is it to hug a teddy bear?" is a two year old business with strong ties to local businesses. Luke has a passion for sharing the joy that comes from hugging a teddy bear with everyone. For more information about MamaBearsPlace, please visit the website at, email or call 505-307-2906.

Donna J Luke