Tracking Coronavirus: Random Acts of Flowers taking time off to move (WATE, 3.27.20)

Click image to link to video KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Since mid-March Random Acts of Flowers has stopped its service following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s directives. Every week close to 1,500 lightly used flowers were delivered to seniors around East Tennessee before the coronavirus swept across the country. The nonprofit [...]

March 30th, 2020|Blog, Newsroom|

Concert Flowers Donated after Kanye West’s Pigeon Forge appearance (WBIR, WATE, WVLT)

WBIR - "Whatever Kanye West does, he does it big. From the hits, to live concerts, to marriage, politics, church... and flowers? Yes, as in bouquets. No, he's not becoming a florist, but he did give a flowers-based charity in Knoxville a sizable boost. After a weekend in Pigeon Forge at a Christian youth conference, [...]

January 22nd, 2020|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom, RAF in the News|

Bridge the Gap: Episode 94

December 16th, 2019|Blog, Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers unveils new delivery van (WATE, 10.17.19)

Random Acts of Flowers is celebrating a new addition to its team: a brand-new delivery van! This van will continue the legacy of Random Acts of Flowers and its mission to inspire and nurture a culture of care and compassion through flower deliveries to people in our community who need them most.

October 17th, 2019|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers bring smiles to Bay Area patients (Fox 13, Tampa Bay)

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Random Acts of Flowers brings smiles to hospital patients around the country. In Tampa, they've made some special arrangements to brighten people's days. They take flowers that were discarded, but still have plenty of life, to hospitals and others who could use a lift in spirits. "How can you not smile [...]

October 2nd, 2019|Blog, Newsroom|

New Students Launch UT Experience with Service Projects (UTK News, 8.16.19)

Hundreds of new students spent part of this week getting a taste of what it means to be a Volunteer by serving communities through the Ignite Serves program. First-year students partnered with a slate of Knoxville organizations to help fulfill needs in the community. They loaded backpacks with school supplies and inspirational notes to be [...]

August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Newsroom, RAF in the News|

RAF Knoxville named 2019 Non-Profit Recycler of the Year

On August 16, 2019, Meredith Leahy, President of Tennessee Recycling Coalition, delivered an address at the Annual Recycler of the Year reception presented by Tennessee Recycling Coalition (TRC). Each year TRC honors the most dedicated and successful individuals and organizations working to advance recycling in our State. The reception is a highlight of two days [...]

August 20th, 2019|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, News Releases, Newsroom, RAF in the News|

We’ve Reached our Goal for the Van Fund Drive!

We've Reached our Goal for the Van Fund Drive! WE DID IT! Thanks to 124 amazing donors, we've reached (and exceeded) the Knoxville Van Fund Drive goal! We're so grateful for all the support! Stay tuned for updates and to see the van make its first delivery soon! Still want to [...]

July 25th, 2019|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

The Brightest Week Shines at RAF – June 17-21

    View this email in your browser This past week, we honored THE BRIGHTEST WEEK, focusing our mission on those battling Alzheimer's Disease, dementia, and other memory issues Thanks to the amazing support of the Care Institute Group, we made more than 2,600 deliveries to memory care facilities in Knoxville, Tampa Bay, Chicago, and Indianapolis. "I'm just [...]

June 26th, 2019|Blog|

A Testimony to Flower Power (Floral Business, Spring 2019)

June 17th, 2019|Blog, RAF in the News|