Special Occasions Gift Guide
Care Packages

Care package gifts show anyone you love them. So, let's explore care package gift ideas for students, seniors, military members, or anyone in need of self-care packages. But the sky is the limit for care packages and boxes!

Care Packages for College Students

Whether your favorite student is attending school minutes or hours away, sending a college care package gift to show you're thinking of them can bring a smile.

Game Night

A great way to help make friends is to have a fun evening with new acquaintances, such as a game night. Send a college student a Game Night Gift Set with card games and snacks for a night with potential friends.

Game Day

From parties in dorm rooms to tailgating, college kids love to rally before and during games! Consider college care packages like the Touchdown Treats Gift Box or, if the attendees are 21 and older, check out the Pick Six Craft Beer Gift Baske.

Holiday Feast for The Roommates

A fabulous start to roommate bonding could be a pre-holiday vacation feast. Our Deluxe Holiday Ham Dinner has everything they need to make this happen—and since it's pre-cooked, they don't need to worry about spending all day over a hot stove!

Care Packages for Seniors

Every senior deserves to feel special. Send love via a care package gift for seniors.

Thinking of You

The only thing better than going to the mailbox to discover a card rather than a bill is finding an unexpected care package gift. Our Thinking of You gifts, such as our Thinking of You Deluxe Sweets and Snacks Gift Basket, can be the perfect way to let a senior know you care.

Get Well Soon

Get Well Soon care package gifts for seniors let you send your love and care from afar. Whether they've recently left the hospital, are living with an illness, or are just not feeling well, a gift like our Love & Comfort Gift Basket says they're in your thoughts.

Play Package

Games and crafts are great ways for senior citizens to keep their minds sharp and fine motor skills moving. Put together a care package including sudoku or crossword puzzle books or supplies for their favorite craft to send off yourself. Or opt for a care package gift with a Premium Dried Fruit Tray so they can snack without getting any grease or crumbs on their puzzle books.

Military Stationed Away from Home

A military care package for someone stationed overseas can make the hard days a little better.

Did you know Hickory Farms ships specific military gifts to APO/FPO addresses for free? While not all overseas locations are eligible, we're thrilled to offer this service as widely as possible.

If we can't ship it, verify what you're allowed to send to your favorite military member and shop a Hickory Farms store near you.


Send your beloved military member who is missing their favorite holiday, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or even Halloween, a holiday care package gift to show them that you remember how much they enjoy that special day.

Convenience Store Score

Military care packages stuffed with necessities are appreciated, with socks and toiletries topping the lists for many. You could also include snacks like Beef Sausage Snacks.

Significant Other

Remind your military significant how much you love them by sending a cute care package with a card, photos, and trinkets. You could also consider sending snacks you two shared on date nights.

Self-Care Package

Self-care is essential for everyone's emotional and even physical health. Sending a stressed loved one a self-care package shows how much you want them to be okay.

Spa Day

A spa day—whether via a gift card to a local spa or a self-care package containing spa treatments—can make someone spend some time relaxing (and this isn't just a gift for women! Men need self-care too).

Bath Gift Basket

Baths can be therapeutic, especially with the right bath time self-care package supplies. For instance, lavender Epsom salts can soothe muscles, a bathtub pillow could make the experience more comfortable, and a suction cup for covering the overflow drain allows for a fuller tub.

Delicious Charcuterie

Charcuterie package care packages with meats, cheeses, sweets, and more can make for a great night in. Consider topping the care package off with a DVD.

Care Package Gifts Show You Care

Tell someone they're on your mind with a care package or box. Brainstorm care package gift ideas based on what you know they like and need, then send along a gift they'll love.


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