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 [...]
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 [...]
Flowers Bring a Welcome Escape (IndyStar, 2.2.17)
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, [...]
Kindness in Bloom: A Random Bouquet Makes Patients’ Days (IU Methodist Health Foundation, 1.19.2017)
Kindness in Bloom: A Random Bouquet Makes Patients’ Days We spoke with Alison Kothe, executive director of Random Acts of Flowers Indianapolis, and she explained that flowers are gathered, arranged and delivered by volunteers. She says individual hospitals may direct their team to a particular floor or group of rooms, and from there the volunteers [...]
2016 RAF Year in Review 2016 was an INCREDIBLE year here at Random Acts of Flowers. Thank you to everyone who supported our mission of delivering hope!
Success Story: Larsen Jay "Many have written about Larsen Jay and his now nationally-present charity Random Acts of Flowers. However, as it often happens with success, we only see the tip of the iceberg – the end-result, the success – but are not privy to the rest of the story. What happens before success is achieved [...]
Meet RAF's New(ish) Communications Chameleon, Christina Scott Sayer I discovered Random Acts of Flowers about a year ago as I was searching for employment at nonprofit organizations in Knoxville, TN (where I knew I would be moving in the late spring). I had never heard of RAF before, but I was immediately enamored of the simplicity [...]
Modern Luxury Silicon Valley: On the Scene (February 2017)
Giving flowers to the sick and elderly. Larsen Jay tells Senator Bill Bradley about Random Acts of Flowers.