Flower shops will collect tons of food for charity
October 28, 2021
Florists across central United States will gather more than 20 tons of food for those in need Nov. 8 through 13. Dubbed “Caring Rose Week,” the stores are deeply discounting bouquets of one dozen roses and accepting canned goods as partial payment.
Florists in each community designate a food-distribution charity in their area. The canned goods collected are distributed to feed those within the community who cannot otherwise meet their nutritional needs. Coming at the onset of seasonally cold weather, the program helps food-distribution programs when families begin to experience the gre...