We recommend giving 2 weeks’ notice so we have time to coordinate with our volunteers and the receiving facility, however, we can accommodate pick up of your flower donation with as little as 48 hours notice in many circumstances. Please contact us to discuss your particular needs.
No, however, donations to Blooms From The Heart to help support our 100% volunteer run organization are always welcome and appreciated! Please feel free to make a donation today!
In order to minimize the operating costs of this 100% volunteer run and donor funded organization, we request the flowers being donated be sufficient to create at least 15 individual arrangements.
We would like the flowers to be in the freshest condition possible with no less than 4 days of healthy life remaining.
Blooms From The Heart is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation funded by the generosity of others. Donations are deductible to the fullest extent permitted by the IRS. Please consult your tax professional for advice regarding the deductibility of your specific donation.
For flowers from events, our volunteers pick up the flowers from either the event location or event planner’s or floral designer’s place of business the day following the event. Flowers donated by a business are picked up at the business location on a pre-determined schedule. Alternatively, flowers may be dropped off at the Blooms From The Heart staging center. Please contact us to arrange your flower pick up details.
Blooms From The Heart maintains listings of San Diego area hospitals, hospice centers, skilled nursing facilities, senior centers, homeless shelters and other in need facilities. Our goal is to have a wide distribution across San Diego with a focus on those communities most in need.
Yes. We are happy to work with you to accommodate your request whenever feasible.
We are happy to accept donations of all types of floral containers including vases, bowls, mugs, and glasses. We also accept floral and craft supplies such as floral foam and ribbon. Please contact us today if you are interested in donating any items.
The Special E can facilitate the recycling of leftovers other than flowers.