1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. introduces special collection to benefit Smile Farms
Everyone’s favorite flower and lifestyle gift brand recently introduced a special collection of eight holiday gifts to benefit Smile Farms, a nonprofit organization which provides employment in agricultural settings to individuals with developmental disabilities. This is the first year the company has offered a seasonal gift collection to support Smile Farms, its signature philanthropic partner.
Through Dec. 24, customers can shop the collection here and the company will donate 20 percent of the net proceeds from each gift purchased from the collection to Smile Farms. Established by the McCann family of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. in 2015, Smile Farms creates much-needed jobs for adults with disabilities and enables them to contribute and flourish in the communities where they live. The organization currently employs developmentally disabled adults and serves adults and children with disabilities through its seven locations in the U.S. and counting.
“During this season of sharing, we are pleased to offer our customers an opportunity to give back through this special collection of gifts,” said Chris McCann, Chief Executive Officer of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. “Everyone who knows and loves someone with developmental disabilities understands how important it is for them to have a sense of belonging by contributing in their community. As a company, we are committed to helping Smile Farms in its mission to empower this underserved population and provide even more differently-abled individuals the opportunity to flourish.”
“We are so grateful to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. for its ongoing collaboration and support of our organization,” added Jodi Taggart, Senior Director of Smile Farms. “Funds raised from this holiday collection will help us provide developmentally disabled adults with wonderful work opportunities at local farms, urban gardens, greenhouses and farm stands in the communities where they live. From a company that is all about gifting and sharing, we couldn’t ask for a better holiday gift than this initiative.”
The special holiday collection features a curated assortment of gifts from across the company’s portfolio of brands, including 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Peppermint Roses ($51.99), inspired by the classic peppermint pinwheel candy; Harry & David Savory Snack Tin ($49.99), which includes rice cracker trail mix, delicious hickory-smoked summer sausage, premium mixed nuts and much more; Moose Munch Premium Popcorn Mini Holiday Tin ($24.99); Wolferman’s Bakery Sampler Box ($24.99), which includes an assortment of delectable bakery treats and Tiffin blend coffee; Cheryl’s Cookies Snowflake Cookie Pail ($39.99), filled with buttercream frosted cookies; The Popcorn Factory Snow Day Popcorn Tin ($36), Simply Chocolate Divine Distinction Gift Tower ($89.99), featuring chocolate almond bark, dessert truffles, butter almond toffee squares, dark chocolate caramel pretzel clusters and more; and 1-800-Baskets.com’s
Premier Favorites Sweets & Treats Gift Basket ($69.99), brimming with caramel popcorn, frosted buttercream and snickerdoodle cookies, dark chocolate truffles, kettle corn clusters and more.
Shoppers can also save while giving back to Smile Farms by becoming a member of the Celebrations Passport loyalty program, which offers free standard shipping and no service charge for one full year on purchases made across the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. portfolio of brands.