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 Bring Smiles, Aromas, 50,000th Bouquet (IndyStar, 11/29.2018)

  Random Acts of Flowers Bring Smiles, Aromas, 50,000th Bouquet (IndyStar, 11/29.2018) This team of rockstar volunteers created more than 200 arrangements to be delivered to patients at Eskenazi Health —one of which was the 50,000th delivery since our launch in Indy! Random Acts of Flowers [...]

November 30th, 2018|Newsroom, RAF in the News|

Everything You Need to Know About Our Origin Story

Random Acts of Flowers' journey started with the vision of one man who saw firsthand the healing power of flowers. Nine years ago today, our founder Larsen Jay had a near-fatal accident that changed his life forever. While repairing a building, he fell off a ladder and suffered massive injuries. He was rushed to the [...]

July 29th, 2016|RAF in the News|

Encouraging random acts of kindness among kids

Chicago Parent By: Kelly Q. Anderson Nicole Jakob, a North Shore area mom, was inspired by two things: a love of art and a loathing of participation trophies. In an era ripe with humble-bragging and social media ‘Likes,’ she set out to promote something different: anonymous altruism. “I wanted to encourage kids to do something [...]

July 28th, 2016|News Releases, RAF in the News|

RAF Annual Conference – Day One

What a great first day at the RAF Annual Conference! Informative speakers ... Lots of new ideas ... And the Big Love Bus! Looking forward to Day Two! Save Save Save Save Save

July 27th, 2016|RAF in the News|

Welcome to the RAF Annual Conference!

We're thrilled to welcome our branches from around the country to this year's RAF annual conference. Over the next few days we'll share highlights from the retreat, but for now, let's kick it off by giving a big Vol welcome to our teams from Chicago, Tampa Bay, Silicon Valley and Indianapolis!

July 25th, 2016|RAF in the News|

Only 10 Days Left To Help Us Win $10K from KIND Causes

Every month, KIND Causes gives $10,000 to support a great cause. This month, our branch in Silicon Valley has a shot at winning this meaningful funding, but only if we get more votes. You can earn us four points by voting at the link below, then sharing on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Vote Now Thank you for helping [...]

July 22nd, 2016|RAF in the News|

10 nonprofits changing how we live, dream and help one another

Entrepreneur Magazine By: Lindsay Friedman If you’re ever in need of inspiration, check the nonprofit sector. These groups dedicate themselves to solving problems big and small -- and making the world a better place in the process. They prove that anything is possible if we share our resources and expertise. Over time, our simple gestures [...]

June 1st, 2016|News Releases, RAF in the News|

Knoxville Random Acts of Flowers delivers to mothers in NICU

By: WATE 6 On Your Side KNOXVILLE (WATE) – It’s difficult to celebrate a holiday when your child is in the hospital fighting for their life. In Knoxville, Rosalynn and Ben Vaughan experienced a high risk pregnancy when it came to the birth of their twins, Adaline and Harper. They were both born at 33 [...]

May 6th, 2016|News Releases, RAF in the News|

Floral nonprofit Random Acts of Flowers takes on Cindy McConkey Cox, embraces new opportunities

Knoxville News Sentinel By: Ali James When the founder of Random Acts of Flowers -- Knoxville film and video producer Larsen Jay -- was hospitalized after a near-fatal fall in 2007, he partially credited his recovery to the number of flowers and visitors he received while recuperating. Jay realized not that every patient was so [...]

April 18th, 2016|News Releases, RAF in the News|