Farragut Residents Add Cheer with Flowers (Farragut Press, 9.20.2017)

Farragut Residents Add Cheer with Flowers (Farragut Press, 9.20.2017) The core idea of Random Acts of Flowers is to re-purpose flowers; for instance, flowers that have just been used at a wedding could be distributed the next day to patients at a hospital or to residents in a nursing home. This non-profit was founded by [...]

September 21st, 2017|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Cancelled Wedding Flowers Repurposed for Milestone (WTSP Tampa Bay, 9.20.17)

Cancelled Wedding Flowers Repurposed for Milestone (WTSP Tampa Bay, 9.20.17) Saturday, Sept. 9, was supposed to be the perfect day. Justin Murphy and Katherine McKoy planned a sandy-toes wedding on Clearwater Beach for months. Only, the ceremony never happened. Hurricane Irma crossed over land as an enormous Category 4 storm. It made its way up [...]

September 20th, 2017|Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers Tampa Bay Celebrates 50,000th Delivery

Random Acts of Flowers Tampa Bay Celebrates 50,000th Delivery Random Acts of Flowers celebrated a big milestone this fall! On September 19th, 2017, the Tampa Bay branch of RAF in Dunedin, FL delivered its 50,000th bouquet to a recipient at Florida Hospital of North Pinellas. Longtime volunteer Rick Lawrence was very excited to be a [...]

September 20th, 2017|Newsroom|

This month, our Branches Nationwide surpassed our 2016 totals!

We are only two-thirds of the way through 2017, but RAF branches nationwide have surpassed our TOTAL deliveries for 2016! We estimate that we will make nearly 100,000 deliveries in 2017! That's an incredible amount of delivering hope!

September 18th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Don’t Toss Your Tulips! These Florists Will Repurpose Your Flowers (Martha Stewart.com, 8.15.2017)

  "It's such a meaningful mission," [Random Acts of Flowers] COO and CMO Cindy McConkey Cox tells us. To date, they've delivered nearly 250,000 bouquets to people in need. "Giving flowers is so simple yet so personal. People don't often realize the difference you can make with such a small gesture." READ FULL ARTICLE

August 16th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Thank You BBQ Honors Knoxville’s First Responders

Thank You BBQ Honors Knoxville’s First Responders Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Fire Dept. Knoxville News Sentinal - First responders with the Knoxville Fire Department, Knoxville Police Department, American Medical Response, and other were honored by Random Acts of Flowers founder Larsen Jay on Saturday, ten years to the day that Jay was seriously [...]

July 31st, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

National Development Director Puts Down Roots to Help Random Acts of Flowers Bloom

National Development Director Puts Down Roots to Help Random Acts of Flowers Bloom Random Acts of Flowers has added Sarah Elizabeth Hauge to its national team as National Director of Development. Hauge will be based at the Random Acts of Flowers national headquarters in Knoxville, TN, where she will focus on securing national partners for [...]

July 24th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers Knoxville Makes 75,000th Delivery

Random Acts of Flowers Knoxville Makes 75,000th Delivery Random Acts of Flowers Knoxville celebrated a big milestone yesterday, delivering its 75,000th bouquet to a recipient at Parkwest Hospital! Longtime volunteer liaison, Rita Stroud, was very excited to be a part of this special delivery. “I remember we had 25 bud vases to give out for [...]

July 19th, 2017|Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers brings extra kindness to Silicon Valley (San Francisco Chronicle, 6.9.2017)

Random Acts of Flowers brings extra kindness to Silicon Valley (San Francisco Chronicle, 6.9.2017) "If you’re having a wedding or other celebration that involves cut-flower arrangements, a new Bay Area charity, Random Acts of Flowers: Silicon Valley, would love to have them after the event. Donated flowers will be recut, rearranged into informal bouquets and [...]

June 22nd, 2017|Newsroom|

“A Jungle of Joy and Happiness”: The Knoxville Mercury Discovers the Roots of RAF

"A Jungle of Joy and Happiness": The Knoxville Mercury Discovers the Roots of RAF Coury Turczyn of The Knoxville Mercury spent a little time with our Founder and CEO Larsen Jay and found out more about the roots of our mission, how we've bloomed in Knoxville, and how our branches stretch across the country. "Random Acts [...]

June 5th, 2017|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|