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“Drown Your Sorrows in Good Deeds” – How loss turned to hope with Random Acts of Flowers

"Drown Your Sorrows in Good Deeds" How loss turned to hope with Random Acts of Flowers  When Theresa Heller's young son Charlie passed away in a tragic accident during the summer of 2015, she felt understandably at sea. He had been a vibrant boy and a source of love and laughter for his mother, family, [...]

April 17th, 2017|Blog|

100,000 Volunteer Hours Served! THANK YOU!

100,000 Volunteer Hours Served! THANK YOU! Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our mission of delivering hope. To date, they have #donated more than 480,000,000 heartbeats. That's more than 100,000 hours of time, talent, and love. There is not a word big enough for how grateful we are. Thank You!

April 7th, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society|

Kroger and Random Acts of Flowers team up to deliver beautiful donated flowers (WTHR, 3.31.2017)

Kroger and Random Acts of Flowers team up to deliver beautiful donated flowers (WTHR Indianapolis, 3.31.2017) Whether it’s an anniversary, Valentines or Mother’s Day, flowers seem to convey love more and more. Flowers are also often sent to say “get well” and that’s the focus of an organization relatively new to Indianapolis. Stunning and striking, [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Newsroom|

Something Bright during a Dark Time: The Impact of Random Acts of Flowers

Something Bright during a Dark Time: The Impact of Random Acts of Flowers by Natalie Rothstein, MA, LPC, Psychotherapist, Urban Balance In December 2016, I wrote a blog post on behalf of Urban Balance about Random Acts of Flowers and the incredible contribution they’ve made to the Chicago community and nationwide. Random Acts of Flowers brings donated [...]

March 27th, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society|

This is so Awesomely Random (Donations by the Dozen, 3.9.17)

This is so Awesomely Random (Donations by the Dozen, 3.9.17) In 2017 The Grace Initiative started a new project - "We invite you to join us and explore this exciting new initiative for 2017: Donations by the Dozen. The Grace Initiative Foundation Tree wants to put some #GraceInIt by donating $12 per day to a [...]

March 17th, 2017|Newsroom|

Donations bring spring to hospital (The Greenfield Daily Reporter, 3.2.2017)

Donations bring spring to hospital (The Greenfield Daily Reporter, 3.2.2017) The cheerful riot of flower petals spilling out of Cynthia Fincher’s car was only rivaled by the sweet perfume of the arrangements drawing stares from visitors to Hancock Regional Hospital. Fincher, a volunteer for the Hancock Regional Hospital Guild, brought 40 flower arrangements from [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Newsroom|

Random Acts of Kindness Day 2017 (WISH-TV, 2.17.2017)

Random Acts of Kindness Day 2017 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Friday, Feb. 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day (RAK), and WISH TV got involved with the help of a former Colts player. 24-Hour News 8’s Joe Melillo spent his morning continuing the tradition of spreading random acts of kindness throughout Daybreak. RAK is a day everyone [...]

February 20th, 2017|Newsroom|

Guest Blog: The Magic Healing Power of Flowers by Katie Hess of LotusWei

Guest Blog: The Magic Healing Power of Flowers by Katie Hess of LotusWei Flowers bring joy to our faces and light up our lives. Being around them simply makes us feel better, and scientific studies have shown that flowers in a hospital room can even help us heal faster by promoting lower stress and perceived [...]

February 15th, 2017|Blog|

“Flowers bring a welcome escape.” (IndyStar, 2.2.17)

Flowers Bring a Welcome Escape (IndyStar, 2.2.17)

February 2nd, 2017|Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers (The Broad Ripple Gazette, Indianapolis, 1.20.17)

Random Acts of Flowers Indianapolis's Program Manager, Lindsey Potter says "The wonderful thing about RAF is that it's a very simple concept that has a huge impact. There isn't anyone in our community who has not been touched by the experience of having a loved one require healthcare assistance.  Everyone can relate to the fear, [...]

January 23rd, 2017|Newsroom|