Montreal Company Recycles Your Flowers To Cheer Up Those In Need

A small gesture can go a long way.

Have you been to an event recently where they used a butt load of flowers? A wedding? A graduation? A baby shower? Well, while these flowers can be beautiful, it's kind of heart breaking to think that at the end of the day they'll be kicked to the curb.

Until now.

Get ready to to break out the tissues, because after reading this you're going to have a good happy cry. Montreal based company, Floranthropie, is a non-profit organization that makes use of your leftover flowers, to give to people in retirement facilities and hospitals. They make bouquets from their stock, put them in vases and bring them to people for no other purpose then to brighten their day.

Excuse me while I sob at the sheer wonderfulness that is this company. If you're interested in donating flowers or volunteering your time, you can check out their Facebook page or their website  to learn more. Help these dudes make Montreal a happier place.

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