Click image to link to video KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Since mid-March Random Acts of Flowers has stopped its service following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s directives. Every week close to 1,500 lightly used flowers were delivered to seniors around East Tennessee before the coronavirus swept across the country. The nonprofit [...]
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 [...]
WBIR - "Whatever Kanye West does, he does it big. From the hits, to live concerts, to marriage, politics, church... and flowers? Yes, as in bouquets. No, he's not becoming a florist, but he did give a flowers-based charity in Knoxville a sizable boost. After a weekend in Pigeon Forge at a Christian youth conference, [...]
Random Acts of Flowers is celebrating a new addition to its team: a brand-new delivery van! This van will continue the legacy of Random Acts of Flowers and its mission to inspire and nurture a culture of care and compassion through flower deliveries to people in our community who need them most.
Hundreds of new students spent part of this week getting a taste of what it means to be a Volunteer by serving communities through the Ignite Serves program. First-year students partnered with a slate of Knoxville organizations to help fulfill needs in the community. They loaded backpacks with school supplies and inspirational notes to be [...]
On August 16, 2019, Meredith Leahy, President of Tennessee Recycling Coalition, delivered an address at the Annual Recycler of the Year reception presented by Tennessee Recycling Coalition (TRC). Each year TRC honors the most dedicated and successful individuals and organizations working to advance recycling in our State. The reception is a highlight of two days [...]
We've Reached our Goal for the Van Fund Drive! WE DID IT! Thanks to 124 amazing donors, we've reached (and exceeded) the Knoxville Van Fund Drive goal! We're so grateful for all the support! Stay tuned for updates and to see the van make its first delivery soon! Still want to [...]
View this email in your browser This past week, we honored THE BRIGHTEST WEEK, focusing our mission on those battling Alzheimer's Disease, dementia, and other memory issues Thanks to the amazing support of the Care Institute Group, we made more than 2,600 deliveries to memory care facilities in Knoxville, Tampa Bay, Chicago, and Indianapolis. "I'm just [...]