March 05, 2020

Sit Stay Read: Reading with Dogs

For the month of March, we have partnered with Sit Stay Read! An organization who works to advance children’s literacy skills using an engaging curriculum, dedicated volunteers, and certified dogs. This program originally started as a way to keep founder Mary Ellen Shneider’s older dog, Shandy, active. After Shandy had to retire from her volunteer […]

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October 16, 2019

The Flowers for Dreams Story—told through merch.

We’re celebrating 7 successful years of service by emptying our archives of iconic Flowers for Dreams Merch. October 22nd – 23rd we will deliver free merchandise* with each order. Check out some of our favorite highlights below! Our journey started out as a backpack for each bouquet and has blossomed into almost 500k in charitable […]

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August 06, 2019

Cove Student’s Future Blossoms at Flowers for Dreams

Written by Matt Huppert, Communiations Associate at The Cove School _______________ With the light of the summer sun pouring onto his workstation, Cove School Junior Sean Phelan of Wilmette trimmed the stems on a tall leafy stock, collected a handful of multi-colored flowers and bunched it all together for a bouquet. “Are you on your […]

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June 11, 2019

June for Young Girls

Written by Emily Ramstetter & Blair Brettschneider from GirlForward _______________ June is a busy month for many: graduations, celebrations, weddings, the start of summer, vacations, and more. (Which, by the way, are all fantastic opportunities to order a handmade bouquet!). Especially in the Midwest, June is a month of transformation as we can finally safely […]

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