Emilie's Story or, The Ripple Effect of Delivering Hope Just as each bouquet made by our volunteers is different, each recipient has a unique story. As the last day unfolded along our GROW 2016 fundraising tour – which included stops at our branches in Tampa Bay, Knoxville, San Francisco, and Chicago – our celebrity guest speaker, [...]
When celebrity landscaper Chris Lambton joined us for GROW - a series of events benefiting Random Acts of Flowers’ branches across the country - we knew that his presence would add some stardust to the occasion. What none of us realized, however, is what an impact Chris's participation in the RAF mission - arranging bouquets and delivering them to [...]
Today, as the RAF branches across the country deliver patriotic bouquets, adorned with the American Flag, to VA homes across the nation, the quote above (by ancient Roman Senator Publius Cornelius Tacitus) rings especially true to all of us here. We take great pride in our mission of delivering hope and encouragement to individuals in healthcare [...]
When Tampa Bay's Jim Overton retired after more than 40 years as a painting contractor, his wife quickly noticed that boredom and lack of activity were affecting his mood. She, along with their friend and RAF Tampa Bay Board Member Pam Ora, suggested that Random Acts of Flowers might be a good way for him [...]
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...
First Delivery Impacts Emotional Health and Wellbeing of 75 Individuals at Eskenazi Health INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 13, 2016) – A very vulnerable segment of the Indianapolis community — those struggling with injury, illness and the aging process — will receive much-needed hope and health benefits thanks to a national not-for-profit agency now serving Indianapolis. “The mission [...]
This short, informational video will give you a quick overview of our organization and mission. We hope you enjoy it. https://vimeo.com/163295450#at=0
We are so lucky to have our first round of volunteers help us move into the new building! Ed, Carol, Roger, Karen, Joanne and Judy have been helping wash vases, put together our carts, shelves and tables, and even brought two boxes of items from our Amazon wish list!!! They are great! Want to be [...]
Today, we hit a really amazing milestone! We love what we do. Come help us spread joy by volunteering or donating.