Braxton Chadwick is a senior at King’s Ridge Christian School, and will be attending Savannah State University and playing football this fall. With school closed for the year, and nothing but time on his hands he Started the Bloom to a Room campaign. His grandmother is currently in an assisted living community where they are confined to their room and are not allowed outside visitors due to COVID-19. His grandfather’s family runs a wholesale greenhouse in Cobb county where the seasonal plant orders have been canceled due to the pandemic, and thousands of plants are going to waste. A family member sent a plant with his grandmother’s grocery order, and her reaction sparked an idea. That is how Bloom to a Room originated.
A simple facebook post allowed the community to start purchasing plants on behalf of senior citizens. Once Braxton receives enough orders to provide each room in a particular senior living community in the Atlanta area he delivers them to an exterior door. The plants are then distributed to the residents to bring a little bit of the outdoors inside providing lasting joy during this tough time. More and more senior communities are requesting delivery due to the seniors being trapped indoors as Brandi Bryant concierge at Sunrise Senior living in Dunwoody stated, “Our residents are now quarantined and it’s causing a lot of anxiety.” Braxton has already gotten enough support to provide blooming plants for 5 senior living communities. You can visit bloomtoaroom.com to help Braxton meet his goal of getting plants to 2,500 room