Festival of Trees back at Indiana Historical Society (WISH-TV, 12.4.2018)

Festival of Trees back at Indiana Historical Society (WISH-TV, 12.4.2018) We are so thrilled to be part of the community participating in the Festival of Trees at the Indiana Historical Society. Check out our coverage on WISH-TV and then head down to see the 80 trees in person. Don't forget to vote for RAF Indy as your favorite [...]

December 4th, 2018|Blog, RAF in the News|

Random Acts of Flowers Indianapolis celebrates 50,000 deliveries back where it all began

Random Acts of Flowers Indianapolis celebrates 50,000 deliveries back where it all began  A little more than two years ago, the Random Acts of Flowers (RAF) Indianapolis workshop in Broad Ripple was abuzz with activity. The newest branch of the national floral nonprofit was preparing to make its first deliveries. And, in mid-October 2016, the [...]

November 27th, 2018|Blog, News Releases, Newsroom|

Indianapolis In Bloom Newsletter – Fall 2018

View this email in your browser IN BLOOM Fall 2018 With the focus of Gratitude in the month of November, there is no better time than now to step back and reflect on all of reasons we have to be thankful. Not just on the designated days of National Philanthropy Day on the 15th – [...]

November 21st, 2018|Blog, Newsletters|

RAF Indianapolis In Bloom Newsletter – Summer 2018

IN BLOOM NEWSLETTER Summer 2018 We're thinking about what a busy summer we've had (touching more than 5,250 recipients' lives since the beginning of June) and how much we have in store for us as the weather cools down. We hope that your summer has been full of giving, fun, and adventure, too! Thank you [...]

September 6th, 2018|Blog, Newsletters|

Every Vase has a Place: RAF Knoxville and Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Every Vase has a Place: RAF Knoxville and Knox Area Rescue Ministries Every vase has a story. Perhaps, it starts at a florist shop or a gift store or even some warehouse online; but, ideally, that vase finds itself full of flowers and in the home of a grateful recipient. But, after the bouquet's life [...]

August 9th, 2018|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society|

Random Acts of Flowers Turns 10 years old (WATE, 7.24.2018)

"A Knoxville-based nonprofit has been bringing smiles to hundreds of thousands of people's faces for 10 years now, and it all started with one bouquet of flowers. Random Acts of Flowers celebrated its 10th birthday Tuesday. Fran Scheidt has been constructing the floral creations since the very beginning. 'It was about a third the size [...]

July 24th, 2018|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers Celebrates 10 Years of Delivering Hope and Encouragement

A decade ago, Random Acts of Flowers (RAF) made its first official delivery. With a strong vision and a simple mission, co-founders Larsen and Adrian Jay started what has become a nationwide phenomenon. Over the past ten years, Random Acts of Flowers has delivered more than 340,000 bouquets of recycled flowers to individuals in hospitals, assisted [...]

July 20th, 2018|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

Happiness Week (WBIR, 7.12.18)

For Happiness Week, WBIR's  Rebecca Sweet and Leslie Ackerson visited the RAF Knoxville workshop to learn the ways you can deliver some summer sunshine to folks who need it. SEE THEIR COVERAGE HERE -  

July 12th, 2018|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

“He grows them, cuts them, then gives them away” (WBIR, 7.2.2018)

WBIR's Emily Stroud paid a visit to one of our dear friends and supporters John Benzinger - a retired flower farmer who now puts his green thumb toward delivering hope!   Also, check out our full interview with John from last year on our Blog!

July 2nd, 2018|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom|

The Brightest Week at RAF Tampa Bay (Bobby Lewis, WTSP, 6.19.19)

"This week, RAF Tampa Bay is going to 800 [deliveries]. They're more than doubling their efforts, because the problem is so great. More than 5.7 Americans are living with Alzheimer's right now. Admittedly, they may not remember that the flowers showed up today, but when they notice them on the bedside table, they'll remember that [...]

June 20th, 2018|Blog, Newsroom|