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Volunteers ensure flowers get 2nd chance to brighten someone’s day (WTHR, 2.20.2020)

"Have you ever wondered where Valentine's Day flowers go when they aren't sold? This is it. Random Acts of Flowers is where flowers go to get a second chance. "These are really good flowers that would normally go into the trash," said volunteer Amber Livers. Thanks to 400 volunteers like Amber, they have a second [...]

February 21st, 2020|Newsroom|

What happens to the Valentine’s Day flowers that don’t get sold? (CNN, 2.15.2020)

Valentine's Day represents different things to different people: Love, consumerism, chocolate for breakfast. But for the floral industry, it's essentially a national holiday -- and demand is higher than ever. Flower business booms during Valentine's season: Of the millions of Americans predicted to spend $24.7 billion on Valentine's Day gifts this year, about 37% of them [...]

February 17th, 2020|Newsroom, RAF in the News|

Bridge the Gap: Episode 94

December 16th, 2019|Blog, Newsroom|

Indianapolis In Bloom Newsletter – August 2019

  View this email in your browser   IN BLOOM August 2019 It's been a busy summer here at our Indianapolis workshop, and - thanks to the support of our volunteers, donors, and friends like you - we've made thousands of deliveries to people in our community! We couldn't do it without you, and we're [...]

August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Newsletter, 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|

Indianapolis In Bloom Newsletter – May 2019

    View this email in your browser IN BLOOM May 2019 The Random Acts of Flowers workshop has been awash in springtime flowers for the last few months, and we have used them to make more than 4,600 deliveries of hope and encouragement in our community since you last heard from us. We have [...]

June 11th, 2019|Blog, Newsletter, Newsletters|

Getting to Know Larsen Jay (Knoxville Focus, 3.31.19)

Getting to Know Larsen Jay by Mike Steely In this week’s Getting to Know feature, The Knoxville Focus chatted with someone who positively impacts other people, people he may never meet, and what he does comes as a welcomed surprise and sometimes brings tears of gratitude. Larsen Jay is a husband, father, Knox County [...]

RAF on Flower Power with Jill (March 2019)

Random Acts of Flowers Has Recycled Over 400,000 Bouquets for Patients & Nursing Homes In 2007, Random Acts of Flowers founder Larsen Jay was in a near-fatal accident landing him in a Tennessee hospital bed.  Aside from expert medical care, he also credits the bouquets of flowers generously sent by friends and family in [...]

Indianapolis In Bloom Newsletter – Winter 2019

IN BLOOM Winter 2019 “In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.” ~ Albert Camus It feels like the blink of an [...]

February 27th, 2019|Blog, Newsletters, Uncategorized|