Spreading the Joy of Flowers: Our Partnership with The Bloom Project
The Bloom Project is a Portland-based non-profit that provides fresh bouquets, made from flowers donated by wholesale florists and grocery stores, to local hospice and palliative care patients. The Bloom Project secured San Francisco flower donations and has trained Zen Caregiving Project volunteers on how to beautifully and thoughtfully arrange flowers to last up to seven days. Our volunteers pick up the flowers, arrange them into bouquets and make deliveries to each resident in the Palliative Care ward at Laguna Honda Hospital, bringing beauty and joy to the residents and their families.
In October 2020, the Bloom Project permanently closed due to the extensive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful to the Bloom Project for their wonderful work over the thirteen years.