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From “I do” to “I donate.” (SouthernLiving.com, 9.22.2017)

From "I do" to "I donate." (SouthernLiving.com, 9.22.2017) Even the most carefully planned wedding is subject to things going wrong. Take for example, Justin Murphy and Katherine McKoy, who had been planning the perfect destination wedding for months. Justin and Katherine knew they wanted a beachside ceremony on the sandy shores of Clearwater Beach, but [...]

September 25th, 2017|Newsroom|

Farragut Residents Add Cheer with Flowers (Farragut Press, 9.20.2017)

Farragut Residents Add Cheer with Flowers (Farragut Press, 9.20.2017) The core idea of Random Acts of Flowers is to re-purpose flowers; for instance, flowers that have just been used at a wedding could be distributed the next day to patients at a hospital or to residents in a nursing home. This non-profit was founded by [...]

September 21st, 2017|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Cancelled Wedding Flowers Repurposed for Milestone (WTSP Tampa Bay, 9.20.17)

Cancelled Wedding Flowers Repurposed for Milestone (WTSP Tampa Bay, 9.20.17) Saturday, Sept. 9, was supposed to be the perfect day. Justin Murphy and Katherine McKoy planned a sandy-toes wedding on Clearwater Beach for months. Only, the ceremony never happened. Hurricane Irma crossed over land as an enormous Category 4 storm. It made its way up [...]

September 20th, 2017|Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers Tampa Bay Celebrates 50,000th Delivery

Random Acts of Flowers Tampa Bay Celebrates 50,000th Delivery Random Acts of Flowers celebrated a big milestone this fall! On September 19th, 2017, the Tampa Bay branch of RAF in Dunedin, FL delivered its 50,000th bouquet to a recipient at Florida Hospital of North Pinellas. Longtime volunteer Rick Lawrence was very excited to be a [...]

September 20th, 2017|Newsroom|

This month, our Branches Nationwide surpassed our 2016 totals!

We are only two-thirds of the way through 2017, but RAF branches nationwide have surpassed our TOTAL deliveries for 2016! We estimate that we will make nearly 100,000 deliveries in 2017! That's an incredible amount of delivering hope!

September 18th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

“We send you these flowers from our hearts” – A Hurricane Irma Wedding Story

"We send you these flowers from our hearts" A Hurricane Irma Wedding Story Justin Murphy and his new bride, Katherine, had planned a glorious celebration of their love and life together, but Hurricane Irma had other plans for their oceanside wedding day. Read about how the couple's resilience, love, and generosity touched hundreds of lives [...]

September 16th, 2017|Blog|

Don’t Toss Your Tulips! These Florists Will Repurpose Your Flowers (Martha Stewart.com, 8.15.2017)

  "It's such a meaningful mission," [Random Acts of Flowers] COO and CMO Cindy McConkey Cox tells us. To date, they've delivered nearly 250,000 bouquets to people in need. "Giving flowers is so simple yet so personal. People don't often realize the difference you can make with such a small gesture." READ FULL ARTICLE

August 16th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers makes 75,000th delivery – Parkwest Medical Center

August 10th, 2017|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Thank You BBQ Honors Knoxville’s First Responders

Thank You BBQ Honors Knoxville’s First Responders Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Fire Dept. Knoxville News Sentinal - First responders with the Knoxville Fire Department, Knoxville Police Department, American Medical Response, and other were honored by Random Acts of Flowers founder Larsen Jay on Saturday, ten years to the day that Jay was seriously [...]

July 31st, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

The Impact of a Fall: Reflecting on a Decade’s Ripple Effect

The Impact of a Fall: Reflecting on a Decade's Ripple Effect Larsen Jay soon after his 2007 accident. Ten years ago today, I fell. I fell from a roof onto the hard concrete below. Ten years ago, the impact of that fall affected my body - breaking numerous bones that, along with my [...]

July 29th, 2017|Blog|