Chicago Tribune: TV host, nonprofit volunteer to overhaul Evanston nursing home garden

November 8, 2016 - Lavender, rosemary and raised planter boxes full of vegetables one could tend to from a wheelchair. Hydrangeas. Azaleas. Those are just some of the elements that landscaper and television personality Chris Lambton, 39, had in mind last week for Dobson Plaza, a nursing home with 100 residents in Evanston. Along with [...]

November 9th, 2016|Newsroom|

WATE: Knoxville luncheon to benefit Random Acts of Flowers

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...

October 27th, 2016|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

WTSP Tampa Bay: Dunedin group transforms stems into smiles

WTSP 10 News' Bobby on the Road visited the RAF Tampa Bay branch yesterday and tried his hand at floral arranging. See the Full Coverage here...

October 19th, 2016|Newsroom|

WATE: Knoxville’s Jen Sheehan on the GROW 2016 Luncheon

On October 18, 2016, RAF Knoxville's Executive Director Jen Sheehan appeared on WATE to talk about GROW 2016. Watch the Full Interview...

October 19th, 2016|Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

WTHR: Charity recycles donated flowers to hospital patients

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - No one likes being at the hospital - but one new local organization is doing something to give patients a little happiness. Random Acts of Flowers opened a branch Thursday in Indianapolis. It's the charity's fifth branch nationwide. The group collects donations of flowers from weddings and other events where arrangements may [...]

October 14th, 2016|Newsroom|

WBIR: Random Acts of Flowers expands to Indianapolis

"Random Acts of Flowers is spreading cheer through floral bouquets in a new city. The nonprofit is expanding to Indianapolis, and made its first delivery there Thursday morning. RAF was founded in Knoxville in 2008, and is now operating in five cities across the country. Its mission is to improve the emotional health and wellbeing [...]

October 14th, 2016|Newsroom|

IndyStar: Random Acts of Flowers brings smiles to Indy

The Indianapolis Star followed Random Acts of Flowers Founder Larsen Jay as he, along with RAF Indianapolis staff and volunteers, made the inaugural deliveries at Eskenazi Health - "Nothing brightens up a hospital room like a bouquet of flowers. But not everyone consigned to a hospital stay receives a floral pick-me-up. A new local organization [...]

October 13th, 2016|Newsroom|

Release: Random Acts of Flowers to Deliver Encouragement in Indianapolis

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 [...]

October 13th, 2016|Blog, Newsroom|

WISH News Introduces RAF to Indianapolis

To celebrate the launch of RAF Indianapolis, the morning news on WISH8 spoke with Founder Larsen Jay as he, the RAF Indianapolis staff, and RAF Volunteers prepared to make the first delivery of flowers to Eskanazi Health Center. Watch the full coverage here...

October 13th, 2016|Newsroom|

The Simple Ways Your Wedding Can Support a Good Cause

"We know weddings are all about you—it's not called your day for nothing—but that doesn't mean you can't also use your celebration as a way to spread a little goodwill into the world. Is there a cause that's close to your heart? Or an issue your fiancé is passionate about, which means, by extension, you [...]

October 12th, 2016|Newsroom|