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Random Acts of Flowers brings extra kindness to Silicon Valley (San Francisco Chronicle, 6.9.2017)

Random Acts of Flowers brings extra kindness to Silicon Valley (San Francisco Chronicle, 6.9.2017) "If you’re having a wedding or other celebration that involves cut-flower arrangements, a new Bay Area charity, Random Acts of Flowers: Silicon Valley, would love to have them after the event. Donated flowers will be recut, rearranged into informal bouquets and [...]

June 22nd, 2017|Newsroom|

The Longest Day: Celebrating Lives Well Lived

The Longest Day: Celebrating Lives Well Lived Today, many of us will celebrate the longest day of the year – the summer solstice – by spending time outside with our friends and family, soaking up the sun, and reveling in the fact that we've made it another year around the sun while twilight slowly settles [...]

June 21st, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society|

“A Jungle of Joy and Happiness”: The Knoxville Mercury Discovers the Roots of RAF

"A Jungle of Joy and Happiness": The Knoxville Mercury Discovers the Roots of RAF Coury Turczyn of The Knoxville Mercury spent a little time with our Founder and CEO Larsen Jay and found out more about the roots of our mission, how we've bloomed in Knoxville, and how our branches stretch across the country. "Random Acts [...]

June 5th, 2017|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Hartley Botanic Magazine Spills RAF’s Secret to Making Cut Stems Last Longer

Hartley Botanic Magazine Spills RAF's Secret to Making Cut Stems Last Longer Mary-Kate Mackey, an award-winning writer and author of Sunset Magazine's Secret Gardens, paid a visit to Random Acts of Flowers Silicon Valley's booth at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show recently. After learning about the RAF mission, she pulled back the curtain on our [...]

June 5th, 2017|Newsroom|

RAF Silicon Valley Volunteers Featured in the Garden Club of America Quarterly Bulletin

Random Acts of Flowers Silicon Valley and volunteers from the Woodside-Atherton Garden Club were featured in the Garden Club of America quarterly bulletin - 

May 31st, 2017|Newsroom|

RAF Indianapolis Program Manager Lindsay Potter on WIBC’s Caregiver Crossing

RAF Indianapolis Program Manager Lindsay Potter on WIBC's Caregiver Crossing "There's all kinds of research on how flowers have the power to enhance recover...we use those as a vessel for connection."

May 30th, 2017|Newsroom|

Tuesdays with Flowers: Making Memories Blossom with Random Acts of Flowers

Tuesdays with Flowers: Making Memories Blossom with Random Acts of Flowers Describing Stephanie Mataya as a caregiver feels like a vast understatement once you get to know her. A full-time speech pathologist, wife, mom, stepmom, and dog/cat/lizard mom, Stephanie spends her time bettering the lives of the people (and animals) who surround her and nurturing a [...]

May 30th, 2017|Blog|

Random Acts of Flowers, ProFlowers and Sun Valley Floral Farms Partner to Donate Flowers to Veterans

Random Acts of Flowers, ProFlowers and Sun Valley Floral Farms Partner to Donate Flowers to Veterans ProFlowers charity partners will deliver 90,000 bright, beautiful Royal Lilies in honor of Memorial Day. SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the brave men and women who have served our country, leading online floral gifting brand ProFlowers® (NASDAQ: FTD) [...]

May 25th, 2017|Newsroom|

“Sometimes, people need a friend to talk to more than anything else”: RAF Founder Larsen Jay and the UT Trauma Survivors Network

"Sometimes, people need a friend to talk to more than anything else."  Larsen Jay, Random Acts of Flowers founder and trauma survivor, knows the value of a listening ear and shoulder to lean on more than most, and this has motivated him to be one of the founders and an active member of the University of [...]

May 15th, 2017|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society|

Appreciating our Volunteers Across the Country

Meet Some of our Volunteers Across the Nation Al and Liz Chase - Chicago RAF Chicago volunteers, Al and Liz Chase, have a very simple reason for their more than a year of involvement in our mission of delivering hope. “We like flowers; almost everybody likes flowers. Delivering them is such a loving [...]

April 26th, 2017|Blog|