"Random Acts of Flowers is spreading cheer through floral bouquets in a new city. The nonprofit is expanding to Indianapolis, and made its first delivery there Thursday morning. RAF was founded in Knoxville in 2008, and is now operating in five cities across the country. Its mission is to improve the emotional health and wellbeing [...]
The Indianapolis Star followed Random Acts of Flowers Founder Larsen Jay as he, along with RAF Indianapolis staff and volunteers, made the inaugural deliveries at Eskenazi Health - "Nothing brightens up a hospital room like a bouquet of flowers. But not everyone consigned to a hospital stay receives a floral pick-me-up. A new local organization [...]
First Delivery Impacts Emotional Health and Wellbeing of 75 Individuals at Eskenazi Health INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 13, 2016) – A very vulnerable segment of the Indianapolis community — those struggling with injury, illness and the aging process — will receive much-needed hope and health benefits thanks to a national not-for-profit agency now serving Indianapolis. “The mission [...]
To celebrate the launch of RAF Indianapolis, the morning news on WISH8 spoke with Founder Larsen Jay as he, the RAF Indianapolis staff, and RAF Volunteers prepared to make the first delivery of flowers to Eskanazi Health Center. Watch the full coverage here...
"Delivering beautiful free flower arrangements to Kaiser Permanente Redwood City hospital patients makes Sara Fondriest smile a lot. As she wheeled her cart of arrangements from room-to-room on the 7th floor of the hospital recently, Sara was also bringing smiles to Kaiser Permanente patients, and at the same time, she was taking action for sustainability. [...]
"We know weddings are all about you—it's not called your day for nothing—but that doesn't mean you can't also use your celebration as a way to spread a little goodwill into the world. Is there a cause that's close to your heart? Or an issue your fiancé is passionate about, which means, by extension, you [...]