The ONE Thing this Spring to Instantly Boost Your Mood (Well+Good, 4.12.18)

If there’s ever a season punctuated by flora, it’s spring. In-bloom flowers awaken in every garden and at every grocery store. TBH, just simply looking at them functions as therapy, which is something that’s not lost on sisters Christine and Caroline Strzalka, who want to make stems an everyday part of life. This year, the [...]

April 12th, 2018|Newsroom|

Founder and CEO Larsen Jay at University of Tennessee’s TEDx

Our Founder and CEO Larsen Jay recently spoke at TEDx UTK on The Healing Power of Flowers. He shared his personal experience (which led to the founding of RAF) and testimonials from recipients that truly show the difference that flowers can make in the healing process.

March 7th, 2018|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Coolbot keeps RAF Silicon Valley Flowers Ready for Delivery

"The trick to keeping flowers fresh and beautiful is keeping them cool. Proper temperature control is even more important when flowers are recycled. And it can be a major challenge, particularly in the summer, where temperatures in Silicon Valley average in the 80s. 'Our workshop isn’t well ventilated,' Fairclough says. 'There aren’t any windows. During [...]

February 19th, 2018|Newsroom|

Once the Flowers Arrive, the Real Magic Begins. (The Flyer Group, 11.10.2017)

Once the Flowers Arrive, the Real Magic Begins (The Flyer Group, 11.10.2017) by Sara Nahrwold In just one year, Random Acts of Flowers Indianapolis has delivered more than 17,000 flower arrangements to the area’s most vulnerable residents in hospitals, nursing homes and hospice facilities. The organization already has its eyes on year number two. “It’s [...]

November 13th, 2017|Newsroom|

Indianapolis Colts’ Jabaal Sheard Delivers Flowers To Breast Cancer Patients (Colts.com, 10.25.17)

Indianapolis Colts' Jabaal Sheard Delivers Flowers To Breast Cancer Patients (Colts.com, 10.25.17) Tuesday was a day off for Colts linebacker Jabaal Sheard – his only day off of the week. He could have spent it any way he wanted to. But what he wanted to do was spread happiness. “I know it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month [...]

October 27th, 2017|Newsroom|

‘Voice’ Winner Makes Special Flower Delivery to Cancer Patient (Inside Edition, 10.19.17)

 

October 19th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Chris Blue, Winner of The Voice Helps Random Acts of Flowers Celebrate a Quarter Million Deliveries of Hope and Healing

Winner of THE VOICE Helps Celebrate a Quarter Million Deliveries of Hope and Healing Rising Pop Vocalist Chris Blue to Make Milestone Delivery to Cancer Patients at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital   It is such a simple idea, and yet it has had such a meaningful impact on a quarter million people across [...]

October 11th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

3 Nonprofit Founders Who Are Inspiring Entrepreneurs (Entrepreneur.com, 9.29.17)

3 Nonprofit Founders Who Are Inspiring Entrepreneurs (Entrepreneur.com, 9.29.17) by Brian Hughes Who's your business idol? In entrepreneurship circles, it’s natural to look up to figures like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Richard Branson, three innovators who continually inspire people to dream bigger. While there’s no denying these three leaders are certainly role models, others may [...]

September 29th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers Turns Leftover Stems into Smiles (Palo Alto Pulse, 9.26.2017)

Random Acts of Flowers Turns Leftover Stems into Smiles (Palo Alto Pulse, 9.26.2017) Ever visited a friend in the hospital to help lift their spirits and wondered, “But who is there to comfort the people with no friends or family nearby?” That’s where Random Acts of Flowers (RAF) comes in. Random Acts of Flowers: simple [...]

September 27th, 2017|Newsroom|

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|