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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|

The Smile Maker: Brooke MacLean and RAF Chicago (Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering Magazine, Spring 2017)

The Smile Maker: Brooke MacLean and RAF Chicago (Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering Magazine, Spring 2017) “Random Acts of Flowers starts with something so simple, yet so beautiful,” says MacLean, a former engineering consultant. Since its January 2015 debut, RAF’s Chicago branch—located just two miles southwest of Northwestern’s Evanston campus— has delivered more than [...]

July 6th, 2017|Chicago Patron Society, Newsroom|

The Longest Day: Celebrating Lives Well Lived

The Longest Day: Celebrating Lives Well Lived Today, many of us will celebrate the longest day of the year – the summer solstice – by spending time outside with our friends and family, soaking up the sun, and reveling in the fact that we've made it another year around the sun while twilight slowly settles [...]

June 21st, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society|

“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|

Tuesdays with Flowers: Making Memories Blossom with Random Acts of Flowers

Tuesdays with Flowers: Making Memories Blossom with Random Acts of Flowers Describing Stephanie Mataya as a caregiver feels like a vast understatement once you get to know her. A full-time speech pathologist, wife, mom, stepmom, and dog/cat/lizard mom, Stephanie spends her time bettering the lives of the people (and animals) who surround her and nurturing a [...]

May 30th, 2017|Blog|

Random Acts of Flowers, ProFlowers and Sun Valley Floral Farms Partner to Donate Flowers to Veterans

Random Acts of Flowers, ProFlowers and Sun Valley Floral Farms Partner to Donate Flowers to Veterans ProFlowers charity partners will deliver 90,000 bright, beautiful Royal Lilies in honor of Memorial Day. SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the brave men and women who have served our country, leading online floral gifting brand ProFlowers® (NASDAQ: FTD) [...]

May 25th, 2017|Newsroom|

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Spring 2017 Chicago Newsletter

May 18th, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Newsletters|

“Sometimes, people need a friend to talk to more than anything else”: RAF Founder Larsen Jay and the UT Trauma Survivors Network

"Sometimes, people need a friend to talk to more than anything else."  Larsen Jay, Random Acts of Flowers founder and trauma survivor, knows the value of a listening ear and shoulder to lean on more than most, and this has motivated him to be one of the founders and an active member of the University of [...]

May 15th, 2017|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society|

Appreciating our Volunteers Across the Country

Meet Some of our Volunteers Across the Nation Al and Liz Chase - Chicago RAF Chicago volunteers, Al and Liz Chase, have a very simple reason for their more than a year of involvement in our mission of delivering hope. “We like flowers; almost everybody likes flowers. Delivering them is such a loving [...]

April 26th, 2017|Blog|

Celebrating 200,000 Deliveries Nationwide!

Celebrating 200,000 Deliveries Nationwide! Today, we're celebrating an incredible milestone. At our five branches across the country, we have made 200,000 deliveries of hope and encouragement!  And, of course, we couldn't have reached this momentous number without the help of our dedicated volunteers. Thank you for giving us a [...]

April 20th, 2017|Blog|