Tracking Coronavirus: Random Acts of Flowers taking time off to move (WATE, 3.27.20)

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 [...]

2020-07-20T18:05:10+00:00March 30th, 2020|Blog, Newsroom|

Concert Flowers Donated after Kanye West’s Pigeon Forge appearance (WBIR, WATE, WVLT)

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, [...]

2020-07-20T18:05:10+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Blog, Knoxville Patron Society, Newsroom, RAF in the News|

New Students Launch UT Experience with Service Projects (UTK News, 8.16.19)

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 [...]

2020-07-20T18:05:12+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Newsroom, RAF in the News|

RAF Knoxville named 2019 Non-Profit Recycler of the Year

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 [...]

The Brightest Week Shines at RAF – June 17-21

    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 [...]

2020-07-20T18:05:12+00:00June 26th, 2019|Blog|