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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|

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Tampa Bay Spring 2017 Newsletter

May 18th, 2017|Blog, 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|

“Drown Your Sorrows in Good Deeds” – How loss turned to hope with Random Acts of Flowers

"Drown Your Sorrows in Good Deeds" How loss turned to hope with Random Acts of Flowers  When Theresa Heller's young son Charlie passed away in a tragic accident during the summer of 2015, she felt understandably at sea. He had been a vibrant boy and a source of love and laughter for his mother, family, [...]

April 17th, 2017|Blog|

100,000 Volunteer Hours Served! THANK YOU!

100,000 Volunteer Hours Served! THANK YOU! Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our mission of delivering hope. To date, they have #donated more than 480,000,000 heartbeats. That's more than 100,000 hours of time, talent, and love. There is not a word big enough for how grateful we are. Thank You!

April 7th, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society, Knoxville Patron Society|

Kroger and Random Acts of Flowers team up to deliver beautiful donated flowers (WTHR, 3.31.2017)

Kroger and Random Acts of Flowers team up to deliver beautiful donated flowers (WTHR Indianapolis, 3.31.2017) Whether it’s an anniversary, Valentines or Mother’s Day, flowers seem to convey love more and more. Flowers are also often sent to say “get well” and that’s the focus of an organization relatively new to Indianapolis. Stunning and striking, [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Newsroom|

Something Bright during a Dark Time: The Impact of Random Acts of Flowers

Something Bright during a Dark Time: The Impact of Random Acts of Flowers by Natalie Rothstein, MA, LPC, Psychotherapist, Urban Balance In December 2016, I wrote a blog post on behalf of Urban Balance about Random Acts of Flowers and the incredible contribution they’ve made to the Chicago community and nationwide. Random Acts of Flowers brings donated [...]

March 27th, 2017|Blog, Chicago Patron Society|

This is so Awesomely Random (Donations by the Dozen, 3.9.17)

This is so Awesomely Random (Donations by the Dozen, 3.9.17) In 2017 The Grace Initiative started a new project - "We invite you to join us and explore this exciting new initiative for 2017: Donations by the Dozen. The Grace Initiative Foundation Tree wants to put some #GraceInIt by donating $12 per day to a [...]

March 17th, 2017|Newsroom|