“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|

“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|

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|

Success Story: Larsen Jay (Thoughtfulicious, 1.8.2017)

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 [...]

January 8th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Meet RAF’s New(ish) Communications Chameleon, Christina Scott Sayer

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 [...]

January 6th, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society|

Giving flowers to the sick and elderly (American Voices with Senator Bill Bradley, SIRIUS XM)

Giving flowers to the sick and elderly. Larsen Jay tells Senator Bill Bradley about Random Acts of Flowers.

January 3rd, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society|

Random Acts brightens day for seniors (WBIR, Knoxville, 12.23.16)

Random Acts brightens day for seniors Volunteers with Random Acts of Flowers delivered hundreds of poinsettias to people in the Knoxville area on Friday. They stopped at four hospitals and three senior centers, delivering 600 poinsettias in all. The tropicals were donated by greenhouses in the area as well as members of the community. Among [...]

January 3rd, 2017|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Echievement Award for RAF Founder and CEO, Larsen Jay (eTown, Boulder, 12.20.16)

Echievement Award for RAF Founder and CEO, Larsen Jay Every so often, we like to reach out to a past [echievement] award winner, to see what they've been up to...Well, lucky us, Larsen happens to be passing through eTown and he joins us now to tell us how things have evolved - HEAR THE FULL [...]

December 21st, 2016|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

WATE: Knoxville luncheon to benefit Random Acts of Flowers

On October 27, 2016, Random Acts of Flowers' Founder and CEO Larsen Jay and GROW Special Guest Chris Lambton, star of HGTV's Going Yard and former contestant on The Bachelorette, appeared on WATE Knoxville to talk about the organization and the GROW 2016 event. See the Full Interview Here...

October 27th, 2016|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

WATE: Knoxville’s Jen Sheehan on the GROW 2016 Luncheon

On October 18, 2016, RAF Knoxville's Executive Director Jen Sheehan appeared on WATE to talk about GROW 2016. Watch the Full Interview...

October 19th, 2016|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|