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Repurposing Flowers with Shawn Chamberlain of The Full Bloom

Shawn is sharing her heart behind repurposing flowers and what inspires her to continue to live out this passion. We are chatting about what it looks like to repurpose flowers, how to network in the industry, and how to find volunteers. Shawn is sharing a few practical tips for florists who would like to practice repurposing flowers, whether that becomes a large-scale donation or a simple one-time donation.

The Bloom Project

In this episode, Heidi is sharing the “why” behind The Bloom Project and her inspirational journey in founding the organization. The Bloom Project is a volunteer-driven nonprofit that provides fresh floral bouquets to hospice and palliative care patients. You’ll be touched by the real-life stories of the people The Bloom Project has impacted. We are talking about the best flowers and the best vases to use for donation, and Heidi is sharing some secrets of the trade when it comes to being involved in the community.

Organizations that recycle wedding flowers

One aspect of the floral industry that is commonly overlooked is the floral nonprofit sector. These organizations work incredibly hard and receive little recognition for the feats they accomplish, yet they continue to press on because they believe in what they do. They have huge hearts, and both their work and their stories are remarkably inspiring! Take some time to read about and be encouraged by a few of them below.

Giving Back to the Community

Over the past year, I have discovered several ways to merge serving my local community with my love for flowers. Whatever may speak to your heart, you need to know that there are numerous ways in which you, too, can combine what you do and love with what plucks at your heartstrings!