Category Archives: Delivering Smiles

Delivering smiles is no easy task! In this Petal Talk category, we’ll provide tips on how to make someone special or yourself smile!

1800Flowers.com Summer of a Million Smiles Program Delivers Smiles…with a Twist!

On a relatively quiet Friday afternoon, our Smile Team ventured to the Massapequa 1800Flowers retail store to deliver smiles to our customers and passers-by. Since it happened to be June 21st, the first day of summer, the team created an … Continue reading

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Delivering Smiles at the Ball Park

Free Cheryl’s Cookies and Popcorn Factory Popcorn Balls! We’ve all heard the expression, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Well, that is especially true at baseball games, where a hot dog can cost up to seven dollars. That … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Summer of a Million Smiles Program Delivers 4th of July Smiles to Northport VA Medical Center

On Monday July 1, 2013, the 1-800-Flowers.com Summer of a Million Smiles program gave a special 4th of July salute to the war veterans at Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northport, N.Y. To show our heroes appreciation and gratitude … Continue reading

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Delivering Smiles to Dads and Daughters

On Tuesday, June 4th, members of the 1-800-Flowers.com Smile Squad delivered smiles to the Franklin Elementary School in Hempstead, NY by hand-delivering floral corsages for the school’s first annual Father Daughter Dance. 1-800-Flowers.com participated in the event because of the … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Partners With the Cancer Research Institute to Help Conquer Cancer

It’s time to stand up and join the fight against cancer: June is Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month! Every day, new advances are being made in a revolutionary new treatment called cancer immunotherapy: a type of therapy that strengthens the immune … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Kicks off the Summer of a Million Smiles Program at Walnut Street Elementary School

On Friday, May 31st, the 1-800-Flowers.com Smile Squad kicked off this year’s Summer of a Million Smiles program at Walnut Street Elementary School in Uniondale, N.Y., in celebration of the 1-800-Flowers.com plant sale. Third grade students were smiling wide when they … Continue reading

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How to Help the Oklahoma Tornado Victims

As news about the heartbreaking devastation caused by the tornado in Oklahoma continues to pour in, today we’d like to take a moment to step away from our usual flower-themed posts and show our love and support for those in … Continue reading

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1800Flowers’ Creative Team Creates Crafts with Kids

The East Williston Summer Recreation program at North Side Elementary School in East Williston, NY was the latest stop during our Summer of a Million Smileswhere the 1800Flowers’ Creative Team creates crafts with kids. On Friday, August 3rd the  creative … Continue reading

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Delivering Smiles and Treats to Thank Local Firehouses

    On Friday July 13th, the 1-800-Flowers.com team visited local firehouses on Long Islandto deliver smiles and express our gratitude. Firefighters from Engine 275 Ladder 133 NYFD, Syosset FD, Valley Stream FD and Hempstead FD were greeted with Cheryl’s … Continue reading

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14 Cute Animal Pictures to Make You Smile!

In A Bad Mood? Cheer Up With Cute Animal Pictures! Are you in need of a smile? Look no further than this page. I can guarantee you will be smiling by the end of it! This puppy is ready for … Continue reading

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Smiles Delivered to Local Veterans for 4th of July

In honor of the 4th of July, the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM team was excited to deliver smiles to our local veterans as part of Summer of a Million Smiles. Employees donated red, white and blue bouquets to deserving veterans at the Northport … Continue reading

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Turn That Frown Upside Down: Tips on How to Snap Out of a Bad Mood

Identify the Problem Wrapping your mind around whatever is getting you down will help you think about the problem in its entirety. When figuring out exactly what it is that is getting you in a rut, you’re more likely to … Continue reading

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Imagine the Smiles Honors Volunteer Mary Keaney

We would like to recognize the wonderful Mary Keaney, who was awarded a smile as part of the Imagine the Smiles program during 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s Summer of a Million Smiles. Mary volunteers her time to not only her church, but at … Continue reading

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Smiles Unleashed at L.I. Adoption Event with the Gift of Dog Flowers

Working towards the commendable cause of providing dogs and cats loving homes, the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh, NY deserved some smiles—and we were there to deliver them! In honor of the shelter’s Summer of Love, a special … Continue reading

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Famous Smiles in Art

Artists, from the beginnings of time to modern day, know the power of the smile. Let us walk through some of the most famous smiles in art history. Learn, through these paintings and sculptures, what such a simple facial expression can really … Continue reading

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Delivering Smiles and Cookies to Blood Donors

Every day, people have the ability to save lives by donating blood. With one pint of blood having the potential to save up to three lives, donors rightfully earn acknowledgement for their actions and selflessness. Tweet

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Imagine the Smiles: Nominate Your Everyday Hero

Do you have someone in your life who has been an inspiration? Whether that special someone has helped you through tough time(s) or helped make you the person you are today, we want to hear your story about this everyday … Continue reading

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25 Smile Facts

Facts About Smiling for Humans & Animals Smiling is the universal sign of happiness. Handshakes, hugs, and bows all mean different things to different people, but smiling spans across all cultures. Read further for more smile facts and uncovered conundrums surrounding … Continue reading

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New Moms Get a Special Flower Delivery for Mother’s Day

Some proud new mommies got a big surprise this Mother’s Day when caring members of the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM community stopped by the newly-built Katz Women’s Hospital at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park to spread smiles—and a whole … Continue reading

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Sharing Smiles at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island

Recently, 1800-FLOWERS.COM® employees made a special delivery to “the House that Love Built”: Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. We dropped by on Mother’s Day and handed out over 40 arrangements to the families living there as well as the … Continue reading

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