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; day camps and kits for kids impacted by cancer; a website for teenagers called cancerreallysucks.org, scholarships for high school seniors and much more.
When is Hope Blooms? 2020 flowers and gifts can be purchased starting January 2nd.
When do flowers arrive? Flowers arrive Wednesday, March 11th. Places of business whose orders total $50.00 or more are eligible for free delivery in the Corridor area. Individual orders must be picked up at the Harp & Shamrock/ Take Away Hunger Cedar Rapids warehouse on March 11th between 9am-5pm. The Harp & Shamrock/ Take Away Hunger Cedar Rapids warehouse is located at 641 31st Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. Our thanks to them for graciously allowing us to use their facility!
The 2020 Hope Blooms presenting sponsor is the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center. Please look forward to updates regarding our sponsors and additional ordering information!