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|

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|

Huffington Post: Recycled Flowers Brighten Thousands of Lives

By:  HooplaHa Flowers really do have the power to heal! Random Acts of Flowers is a non-profit organization that recycles flowers into beautiful bouquets that are delivered to patients at hospitals, senior centers and other healthcare facilities. Random Acts of Flowers strives to be a 100% recycling organization with the help of their volunteers, only [...]

March 4th, 2016|News Releases, RAF in the News|

HooplaHa: Recycled Flowers Brighten Thousands of Lives

HooplaHa.com By: Amy Chudy Flowers really do have the power to heal! Random Acts of Flowers is a non-profit organization that recycles flowers into beautiful bouquets that are delivered to patients at hospitals, senior centers and other healthcare facilities. Random Acts of Flowers strives to be a 100% recycling organization with the help of their [...]

March 2nd, 2016|News Releases, RAF in the News|