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- Help Us Spread the Joy
- Volunteer Spotlight
- The Art & Science of the Power of Flowers
- Partner Spotlight
Read All About It!
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Newsletter January 2017
Help Us Spread the Joy
Since our start in 2009, we have grown from distributing a few hundred individual arrangements per year to, in 2016, reaching a milestone of delivering 50,000 bouquets to smiling recipients. This expansion is a wonderful thing for the people we serve, but it also means we now incur significant expenses as we continue this uplifting service.
To keep our flowers flowing, we have established ourselves as an official non-profit organization able to offer our donors full tax deductibility.
“Oh, that’s perfect,” Barb Blanco exclaimed as she bee-lined through the piles of treasure and trash that are the hallmark of a juicy New England antique shop. “I’ve got to get that!”
“Ah-h-h, perfect for what?” her antiquing buddy asked dubiously, gazing nonplussed at the industrial-sized potato ricer Barb clutched as she made her way to the sales desk.
To learn what we do with this new acquisition, and to hear what our Director of New Volunteers has to say about the Power of Flowers experience, click here.
The ART and SCIENCE of the Power of Flowers
Have you ever noticed how much the ‘feel’ of a room can be improved by a new paint color, some key accessories or moving a few things around? Or how putting a vase of fresh flowers on your table can seem to perk you up? You may not even know it, but you are practicing an art form that has been around for thousands of years, called Feng Shui.
Spotlight on a
Power of Flowers Project Partner
We are delighted to introduce one of the first companies to partner with The Power of Flowers Project: Smithers-Oasis of Kent, OH. Back in 1954 the founder of the company, Mr. V.L. Smithers, invented water-absorbing floral foam which revolutionized the industry. Today they are a trusted brand and leader in the global floral design industry. …more–>