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Three Questions with Chris Lambton, HGTV expert landscaper and featured speaker at GROW 2016

When celebrity landscaper Chris Lambton joined us for GROW - a series of events benefiting Random Acts of Flowers’ branches across the country - we knew that his presence would add some stardust to the occasion. What none of us realized, however, is what an impact Chris's participation in the RAF mission - arranging bouquets and delivering them to [...]

November 18th, 2016|Blog|

“​In valor there is hope.” – Delivering Hope and Gratitude on Veterans Day

Today, as the RAF branches across the country deliver patriotic bouquets, adorned with the American Flag, to VA homes across the nation, the quote above (by ancient Roman Senator Publius Cornelius Tacitus) rings especially true to all of us here. We take great pride in our mission of delivering hope and encouragement to individuals in healthcare [...]

November 11th, 2016|Blog|

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|

Meet Tampa Bay Volunteer, Jim Overton

When Tampa Bay's Jim Overton retired after more than 40 years as a painting contractor, his wife quickly noticed that boredom and lack of activity were affecting his mood. She, along with their friend and RAF Tampa Bay Board Member Pam Ora, suggested that Random Acts of Flowers might be a good way for him [...]

November 7th, 2016|Blog|

Chris Lambton’s GROW 2016 Gardening Tips

November 4th, 2016|Blog|

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|