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Friends of Floral

Supporting innovation, opportunities, and growth for all segments of the floral industry through recurring, monthly donors.

Become a Monthly Donor!

Friends of Floral is a group of our most dedicated donors that give monthly recurring contributions to assist AFE in funding programs and research that strengthen all aspects of our industry. For a monthly recurring contribution of your choice, you can become a Friends of Floral member and truly make a huge impact by supporting:

  • Programs to educate, empower, and train the next generation of great floral industry leaders
  • Cutting-edge, research-driven advancements resulting in flower longevity & sustainability
  • Grants for continued education
  • Career resources for employers and job-seekers

We proudly honor Friends of Floral members on our website, in our print bulletin, in our annual report, and during our special events.

Monthly gifts of any amount are welcome and will be noted as Friends of Floral.

Together, we are ensuring the floral industry is sustainable and prosperous for many generations to come. Thank you for supporting our industry!
– Debi Chedester, CAE, IOM, AAF
We are honored to recognize our proud Friends of Floral donors below:

  • Mark Allen
  • William Armellini
  • Botamer Florist & More
  • Boulevard Florist
  • Carlstedt’s, LLC
  • Debi Chedester
  • Tina M. Coker
  • James Daly
  • Erin Davidson
  • Etten’s Eden
  • Floral Design Institute
  • Steve Frye
  • GotFlowers
  • GravityFree Studios
  • Henning Hempel
  • Michele LaPorte
  • Louisiana Wholesale Florists Inc
  • Neubauer’s Flowers, Inc.
  • Phoenix Flower Shops
  • Rose Hill Flowers
  • John Spires
  • Alan Tanouye
  • Karen Bachman Thull
  • Van der Salm Farms, Inc.
  • Susan Bachman West
  • WildFlower

Become a Friend of Floral

In everything we do, AFE is supporting innovation, opportunities, and growth for all segments of the floral industry. We need your help to continue this great work!