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50 States Challenge – Week 3!

It’s Week 3 of our 50 States Challenge, and we are excited to have boxes of toiletries headed out to Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama today!  Thank you to our generous sponsors and care package packers!  We were lucky to have help from the Bashore, Parks and Saltzman families this week! 9,300 care packages and counting  East Tennessee Children’s Hospital UK HealthCare UK Kentucky Children’s Hospital Children’s Hospital of Georgia Children’s of Alabama #CarePackageProject #50StatesChallenge #PrincessAlliFoundation#hospitallife #childlife #nonprofit #charities

9,000th Care Package Delivered!

We delivered our 9,000th Care Package today!  THANK YOU to our generous sponsors, our care package packers, and all of you that have liked and shared posts to help spread the word about our projects. We couldn’t have helped this many people without you! Want to get involved? We’d love to have you!

Thanks Emergent BioSolutions!

We were super excited to visit our friends at Emergent BioSolutions in Lansing to pack bags this morning! This group is super efficient: they packed 900 bags in just over an hour! It’s a Princess Alli Foundation record for sure! THANK YOU for inviting us back and supporting our care package project! We appreciate your help so very much! #eGive #legacyoflove #princessallifoundation #carepackageproject#thankyou #payitforward #communityservice Click here to learn how your business or group can get involved!

Thank You Friends!

I wanted to publicly thank all of you who came out tonight to pack care packages on such short notice. Moments like tonight, where such an overwhelming amount of support appeared with hours notice, just reaffirms to me how special Allison is and what an important thing this is that we do in her memory and honor. We packed all of our Christmas care packages in a matter of 36 minutes with this amazing group!! That has to be a record!! These next weeks are not easy ones and tonight was a beautiful moment for the Princess Alli Foundation Family to feel loved and supported. Thank you for stepping up tonight for […]

Thank You Emergent BioSolutions!

Today we had the opportunity to work with a team of volunteers from Emergent BioSolutions in Lansing, MI!  In just under an hour these amazing ladies packed 170 Thanksgiving food care packages and more than 200 toiletry bags!  Incredible! We enjoyed getting to work with you, and look forward to volunteering with you again next month!  Thank you!! Would your family, team, or group like to get involved?  Please email Melanie@princessallifoundation.org to set up a time to volunteer!  We’d love to meet you! <3

Thank You Witron Families!

On November 11 we had the privilege of meeting and packing care packages with several families from Witron!  This was a super nice, super fun, and super efficient crowd! THANK YOU to Witron for sponsoring November and December food care packages to Sparrow Hospital!  We appreciate your generosity!

2017 Holiday Care Package Project – Sponsorships available!

Our 2016 Holiday Care Package Project was a huge success!  We were able to provide more than 400 food care packages to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI thanks to the support of our generous sponsors!  We were even able to provide extra food items to our friends at Bronson Methodist in Kalamazoo! In 2017 we will once again be providing Holiday Care Packages for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, and are excited to be planning Christmas Day deliveries to Bronson, DeVos, and Hurley in addition to Sparrow Hospital! We have several group/Corporate sponsorships available for purchase, and are also asking for individual donations in any amount to help us cover […]

Family Bible Church Junior High Service Project

On Tuesday, September 27 the Junior High Youth from Family Bible Church in Marshall, MI helped pack food and toiletry care packages for our Hospital Care Package Project! In 1/2 hour, this amazing group of teens packed 160 food care packages to bring to Sparrow Hospital, and 180 toiletry care packages for Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Bronson Children’s Hospital, and Hurley Medical Center! Each food care package contains a bottle of water, a granola bar, a pack of crackers or rice crispy treat, and of course chocolate!  The toiletry care packages provide a wide range of personal hygiene products including shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, lotion, a toothbrush and toothpaste.  To […]

2016 Sparrow Children’s Miracle Network Telethon

We were proud to volunteer at the 2016 Sparrow Children’s Miracle Network Telethon, which was held on June 3rd and 4th at the Sparrow Professional Building in Lansing, MI.  This was our 2nd year being a part of the Telethon! Here are a few pictures from the event: The Telethon was a huge success, raising over $868,000 for Sparrow’s Children Center!  Great work everyone!

MUMC – Missions Cafe

THANK YOU! To the Youth and Congregation of Marshall United Methodist Church in Marshall, MI!      This past Sunday the Youth Group opened their “Mission Cafe” and offered snacks and drinks by donation with the proceeds benefiting Princess Alli Foundation!  Their efforts not only raised enough funds to purchase our first Holiday Care Package Sponsorship, but also provide more than three weeks of food and toiletry care packages to Sparrow Health System!   In addition to fundraising, the Junior High Youth made “Busy Bags” full of kids activities for our inpatient friends.  Thank you for helping us support the families of children with illnesses!  There are still several sponsorship […]