“It feels good to see a smile…
but it feels even better knowing
you didn’t just leave flowers, you
left hope and provided a little piece
of mind that no one is ever alone.”
– Cecil S., Volunteer, Knoxville, TN
Volunteering at Random Acts of Flowers helps us spread joy and allows people who share our values to nurture a culture of compassion and care.
Our volunteers range in age from elementary students to retirees. Individuals and groups – including schools, church groups, civic groups, businesses and even sports teams – make up the more than 2,000 people who share their time and talent to bring flowers and moments of joy to those in area hospitals, hospices and health care facilities. Learn more about how it works.
HERE IS WHAT OUR VOLUNTEERS SAY ABOUT WORKING WITH US
99% of RAF volunteers would recommend working with us to others
93% of volunteers saw working with RAF as an opportunity to make a difference
99% of RAF volunteers understand how their volunteer work impacts our mission
A 2012 study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School indicated
Giving time away to help others can make you feel more “time affluent” and less time constrained than wasting time, spending time on yourself or getting a windfall of free time.
People who give their time away report feeling more capable, confident and useful.