Today’s Good News: Student Starts Service To Re-gift Wedding Flowers To Hospital Patients

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Eleanor Love, a medical student at VCU School of Medicine, has founded a service that delivers flowers repurposed from weddings to hospital patients. The Simple Sunflower picks up flowers from venues and creates new bouquets that are delivered to patients at VCU Medical Center. Studies have shown that flowers have a positive impact on health outcomes for hospitalized patients. Source: Sunny Skyz


A group of anonymous women are pitching in to help a food bank in Idaho better serve those in need. They call themselves the “Four Amigas” and they’re matching donations to the Idaho Falls Community Food Basket up to $100-thousand. The money will help the food pantry purchase its current location and support programs to feed as many people as they can. Source: East Idaho News

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A 10-year-old swimmer found a wedding ring at the bottom of a Florida spring and reunited it with its owner, thanks to social media’s help. Livia Harrison spotted the ring at Madison Blue Spring State Park and her mom posted about it on Facebook. The post reached a coworker of Gabriel Lindquist, who recently visited there and lost his wedding ring. Source: UPI