Keep Your Loved Ones Close When They're Far Away

Cuddle a bear hug made with their favorite clothes

It's difficult to get rid of clothing that reminds you of a loved one. Maybe you've kept a silk scarf that smells like your late grandmother's perfume or a faded T-shirt that smells like your partner's aftershave. Ray of Hope turns these keepsakes into cute bear hugs to comfort people whose loved ones have passed away, been deployed or moved far away.

We also make quilts and pillows. Contact us today to learn more.

Bear Hugs

Bear Hugs

We give free hero bears to kids fighting cancer or a terminal illness.

Quilts

Quilts

Turn your loved one's old T-shirts or jerseys into a comforting quilt.

Pillows

Pillows

Think about your loved one when you wake up or fall asleep.

Events

Events

We make bear hugs, pillows and quilts for every occasion.

Mary's Story

Our owner is all too familiar with the grief of losing a loved one. Mary and her husband Ray, who met in the Navy, raised seven kids and enjoyed many happy years together. When he passed away from pancreatic cancer, she found comfort in creating bear hugs using his old shirts.

So many people loved the idea that Mary formed Ray of Hope to bring a little bit of comfort to people who've lost loved ones. She also...

Donates a percentage of the proceeds to organizations like St. Jude

Donates a percentage of the proceeds to organizations like St. Jude

Works with Christopher's Haven to give bear hugs to young cancer patients

Works with Christopher's Haven to give bear hugs to young cancer patients

Participates in the Great Cycle Challenge every year to help fight childhood cancer

Participates in the Great Cycle Challenge every year to help fight childhood cancer

Visit the About Mary page now to read the full story.