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WBIR.com: Random Acts of Flowers

WBIR.com By:  Emily Stroud August 26, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Random Acts of Flowers is bursting at the seams and recently expanded into a new facility. It combines the National Headquarters in the front offices and the Random Act of Flowers Knoxville branch operation in the back wa WBIR Watch Video Here

August 26th, 2015|Newsroom|

Knoxnews.com: Random Acts of Flowers Moves into New Facility

Knoxville News Sentinel By:  Carly Harrington Armed with buckets of donated flowers and a little more elbow room, a team of volunteers at the recently expanded Random Acts of Flowers facility is working toward delivering the organization’s 50,000th floral arrangement to area health care facilities. The nonprofit, founded in 2008, has combined its national headquarters [...]

August 26th, 2015|Newsroom|

WVLT: Random Acts of Flowers Delivers Deliberate Smiles

Local8now.com By:  Marco Villarreal KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- It's hustle and bustle. Deconstructing flower arrangements donated by floral shops, and families after weddings and funerals. "We're taking these beautiful flowers that were bound for the trash heap, and which are still very beautiful as you can see, and re purposing them to bring smiles to other people," [...]

August 21st, 2015|Newsroom|

Daily Journal: A Simple, Gentle Gesture

By: Bill Silverfarb The Daily Journal The gift of flowers is a timeless gesture and its done randomly by a local nonprofit with kindness in mind. Earlier this month, Menlo Park-based Random Acts of Flowers reached a major milestone, receiving its 100,000th vase donation, which will be recycled, filled with flowers and then given to [...]

August 17th, 2015|Newsroom|

Chicago Tribune: RAF to Collect Vases Sunday

By: Ronnie Watcher Pioneer Press Larsen Jay can make the idea of bringing glass vases to the Buffalo Grove Farmers Market on Sunday sound like a matter of course. "Think of it as a food bank, for flowers," he said of the nonprofit group that the market will benefit this weekend. Jay's group is Random [...]

July 28th, 2015|Newsroom|

Non-Profit Delivers Recycled Flowers Throughout Silicon Valley For a Good Cause

CBS: San Francisco Bay Area MENLO PARK (KCBS)— A new non-profit is re-purposing flowers by engaging a group of volunteers to deliver bouquets to health care facilities throughout Silicon Valley. Trudey Feuderman lives at a senior-care facility in Redwood City and received a special delivery fromRandom Acts of Flowers. They include her favorite yellow and [...]

May 18th, 2015|Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers: Turning Garbage Into Grins

MakeItBetter.net By: Melanie Kalmar Larsen Jay doesn’t know anything about flowers, other than how happy they made him feel after a near-fatal accident left him confined to a hospital room. The Knoxville, Tenn., native and former film and TV producer—“Erin Brockovich” is among his credits—was repairing a roof when he fell from a ladder, about [...]

May 12th, 2015|Newsroom|

Chicago Tribune: Group Harnesses Flower Power to Deliver Smiles

By: Christine Wolf Driving up to the quiet, industrial building on Evanston's Greenleaf Avenue, I realize I really need to pay closer attention, for the building's exterior offers little hint of the magic within. Inside, a seamless orchestration of weekly volunteers deconstructs and reassembles hundreds of brilliant, donated flower arrangements. Every finished bouquet, accompanied by [...]

May 1st, 2015|Newsroom|

The Almanac: Flowers Repurposed to Spread Cheer

By: Kate Daly | Special to the Almanac Random Acts of Flowers will celebrate the opening of the Silicon Valley branch at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at Lytton Gardens, 437 Webster St. in Palo Alto. This is the organization's first move to the West Coast following openings in Tennessee, Tampa and Chicago. A new [...]

April 30th, 2015|Newsroom|

FOX9.com: Non-profit makes patients feel better with recycled flowers

By: Azenith Smith, Reporter A non-profit volunteer group is putting a new twist to random acts of kindness to help South Bay patients feel better thanks to a newly opened Silicon Valley branch. The organization -- called Random Acts of Flowers -- gives unused or recycled flowers to patients and senior citizens who may need a little TLC. [...]

April 30th, 2015|Newsroom|