What is Hope Blooms? Hope Blooms is a fundraiser that supports Gems of Hope. The money raised will fund all the programs Gems offers, which include; gifts of hope for cancer patients in treatment; cancer-related library books for schools; kids camps and kits for kids impacted by cancer; a website for teenagers called cancerreallysucks.org, scholarships for high school seniors and much more. For 2019 flower and gifts can be purchased January 2- February 15
When is Hope Blooms? Flowers arrive Wednesday, March 13th. Places of business whose orders total $50.00 or more are eligible for free delivery in the Corridor area. All other orders must be picked up at Newport’s Flowers on March 13th between 9am-5pm. Newport’s is located at 2125 Wilson Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
The 2019 Hope Blooms presenting sponsor is the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center. Other sponsors include; Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Co, Fairfax State Savings Bank, Hills Bank & Trust Company, Linn Area Credit Union Main, Mercy Medical Center, Nations Financial Group, Inc, Ohnward Bank & Trust, Radiation Oncology of Cedar Rapids PC at Hall Perrine, Schneider Electric North America, Frontier Co-op, UICCU
Van Meter Industrial, and Worley Warehousing.
In kind service providers include Newport’s Flowers and Gifts, J&A Printing, Tall Grass Business Resources, Lamar Advertising, KCRG, and The Gazette.
We look forward to bringing sunshine and happiness to the Corridor in 2019!