Valentine's Day represents different things to different people: Love, consumerism, chocolate for breakfast. But for the floral industry, it's essentially a national holiday -- and demand is higher than ever. Flower business booms during Valentine's season: Of the millions of Americans predicted to spend $24.7 billion on Valentine's Day gifts this year, about 37% of them [...]
"Where there is valor, there is hope.” - Tacitus Since October 2013, RAF Tampa Bay has delivered more 85,000 bouquets to hospitals, rehab centers and nursing facilities through the dedication of more than 100 active volunteers that do everything from washing and collecting vases, gathering and prepping flowers, and – finally - arranging and delivering. [...]
Random Acts of Flowers Has Recycled Over 400,000 Bouquets for Patients & Nursing Homes In 2007, Random Acts of Flowers founder Larsen Jay was in a near-fatal accident landing him in a Tennessee hospital bed. Aside from expert medical care, he also credits the bouquets of flowers generously sent by friends and family in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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!
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 [...]