Two Knoxville Nonprofits Partner to Provide Support to Breast Cancer Fighters (WBIR, 5.10.22)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — There are healing powers in flowers. That's why two Knoxville nonprofits are partnering to deliver bouquets to the doorsteps of breast cancer patients. Inside the warehouse for Random Acts of Flowers, healing blooms. It's a nonprofit dedicated to creating floral arrangements for people who are recovering in healthcare facilities. "It doesn't matter [...]

2022-06-16T19:26:11+00:00May 10th, 2022|Blog, Newsroom|

Random Acts of Flowers Delivers More Than 500 Flower Bouquets to East Tennessee Veterans

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Random Acts of Flowers is committed to improving the lives of individuals in healthcare facilities by delivering them recycled flowers to brighten their day. For Veteran’s Day 2020, their mission still remains the same. In partnership with Pilot Flying J and several senior and assisted living facilities across East Tennessee, Random [...]

2022-06-16T19:44:04+00:00November 10th, 2020|Blog, Newsroom|

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|

What happens to the Valentine’s Day flowers that don’t get sold? (CNN, 2.15.2020)

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 [...]

2020-07-20T18:05:10+00:00February 17th, 2020|Newsroom, RAF in the News|

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|