The Reluctant Spoonie Learning to live with Chronic illness

Send a Sunflower

Tired of missing birthdays because you can’t get to the shop/postbox on time? Do you wish that you could send a friend a handwritten note to tell them that you’re thinking of them?

Send a Sunflower is a FREE letter writing service hosted by to help those who are housebound communicate with their loved ones. With this letter writing service, you can send a sunflower (or crochet item of your choice) to a loved one along with a personal message from the comfort of your home.

Find out more about the story behind Send a Sunflower here

Please email to discuss custom crochet orders.

Although this is a free service, we do appreciate donations towards postage and production costs. Total cost for one card and crochet item is £1.80 and postage is £0.88 (UK) or £2.87- 3.82 (International).

Please note that we are unable to facilitate messages between romantic partners.

Nominate someone to receive a Sunflower here (google form)

Donate to our PayPal here

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“Thank you for the fantastic send a sunflower scheme. Everyone I’ve sent it to has loved it. Such a lovely idea and beautiful sunflowers, daisies and animal crossing leaves! Helping to brighten people’s days. Thank you again”

– Lucy