An anonymous donor sent the flowers, estimated to be worth more than $10,000, to Holy Family Home in the city's North End.
The semi-trailer was packed floor-to-ceiling with boxes of flowers, including eight packages of two dozen roses each, hundreds of carnations and mini-roses and more than enough pre-made arrangements to ensure that each of the 276 residents could have their own, the Winnipeg Free Press reported.
The cheerful delivery men, who were "in such a good spirit," refused to tell receptionist Luca Micno who sent them.
"We asked who delivered them, but they just kept naming places the flowers were grown," Micno said.
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The flowers were distributed among residents, their families and staff.
"It really cheered everybody right up," said Katherine Skotnicki, a Holy Family Home resident. "I hadRead More »from Anonymous donor sends Winnipeg retirement home a semi-truck full of flowers