We’re Arielle & Aviva, sisters and co-founders of ReVased!
Our company launched in 2019, but the concept was planted when Aviva got married in September 2017. As the younger sister, some would say that Arielle likes to copy Aviva, getting married a short nine months later. We had the same experience after our weddings: our beautiful, expensive, and fresh floral arrangements were tossed out within hours after our celebrations ended. So, we began "upcycling" flowers from events - selling a portion and donating a portion.
When the pandemic hit, events were cancelled overnight. This cut off our entire source of supply. After our initial panic at having to halt operations for our brand-new business, we took a closer look into the floral supply chain and identified how we could reduce waste in other ways: through sustainable sourcing and farm-direct shipping. This way, we get to support sustainable farms, reduce carbon emissions, and reduce the total number of stems being cut!
Thanks to our amazing community, we have grown our mission and now deliver and donate flowers across the nation. We hope you’ll join us and help spread the floral love! In addition to shipping flowers farm-direct, we are still deeply committed to regularly donating to non-profits. In fact, we donate to 6-10 (or more!) non-profits per month.
We also still upcycle! When we collaborate with generous event-hosts to upcycle their flowers, we donate 100% of their supply to non-profits. We are also in the process of creating a Non-Proft Floral Directory, which will help us connect event hosts throughout the nation with local non-profits, so they have an amazing space to send upcycled flowers.
The flowers that we send our customers are always shipped directly from sustainable-minded farms. We love sending you beautiful, eco-friendly flowers while also bringing joy to non-profits with our floral donations.
We were thrilled to be the runner-up in Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network 2021 Dream Tech Contest, as well as accepted into two prestigious accelerators, Shift Ventures’ Conscious Venture Labs Fifth Cohort and the Emerging Technology Center’s (ETC) AccelerateBaltimore 2019 Cohort.
Arielle agrees with Aviva (surprise!) that you should try out ReVased. Feel good one stem at a time. We look forward to ReVasing with you!
Arielle & Aviva | Co-Founders