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Cupcakes to Sparrow!

We were super excited to deliver a special Mother’s Day treat to our friends at Sparrow Hospital this week! Thank you to Berdie’s Berries Amore for the amazing cupcakes!  #carepackageproject #mothersday #NICU #legacyoflove

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Anniversary Princess Alli Foundation

After Alli passed away in January 2015 we knew that we needed to find a way to honor her memory and help other families that were fighting for their sick children. It was one year ago this week that I presented the idea of a memorial foundation for our sweet daughter to a small group of friends and family, and we set in motion plans to begin bringing care packages to Sparrow Health System just a couple of short weeks later. We are quickly approaching the first week of May and the anniversary of that first delivery and plan to celebrate it with the delivery of our 2,500th care package! I can […]

December 2015 Updates

Happy New Year!  Here are our December 2015 Updates! Our 2015 Holiday Care Package Campaign was an amazing success!  Over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays we were able to provide 440 care packages to inpatient families at Sparrow Hospital. Our care packages provided soups and pastas, cookies, muffins, bars, treats and more to ensure families did not need to miss a meal while their child was inpatient.  Handmade prayer shawls, slippers and coffee kozees were generously donated to help make their stay more comfortable. THANK YOU to our amazing holiday sponsors and crafters for helping us bring the holidays to the hospital. Please stay tuned for information on how you can be a […]

PRESS RELEASE: Princess Alli Foundation to deliver 160 care packages to Sparrow Hospital this Thanksgiving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Princess Alli Foundation to deliver 160 care packages to Sparrow Hospital this Thanksgiving Lansing, MI – Princess Alli Foundation will be providing care packages to 160 pediatric families at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI this Thanksgiving weekend. Each care package will provide much-needed food and toiletry items to caregivers, which typically includes one or both of the parents of the patient, to ensure their basic nutrition and hygiene needs are met. Says Melanie Russcher, Founder and CEO of Princess Alli Foundation: “It is not uncommon for caregivers to remain at the bedside of their child for the duration of their hospital stay, more often than not missing […]

November 2015 Updates

Hello friends!  Here are our November 2015 Updates. We delivered our 1000th care package to Sparrow Hospital on October 21!  We were so excited to hit this milestone, and so very thankful for your help <3  Here’s to the next 1000! Holiday Care Package Campaign Update!  We are excited to have 11 days sponsored – four days over Thanksgiving weekend and 7 days leading up to Christmas week!  We have been busy shopping to get everything ready for Thanksgiving!  Thank you soo much for your help! We will be wrapping up our Yankee Candle fundraiser at the end of November!  The Yankee Candle Company will give the Princess Alli Foundation 40% of all sales […]

Here’s What is Happening in August

Thank you for visiting the Princess Alli Foundation!  Here’s what is happening in August.  Please let us know if you would like to get involved! We will be continuing to look for sponsors for our Holiday Care Package Campaign!  We have had sponsors step forward for three of the eleven days we would like to provide extra special care packages to Sparrow families this Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Please help us spread the word by downloading our flyer and sharing it with your family, friends, co-workers and small group members!  It is our goal to have TWO new holiday sponsors by the end of August!  We can do it! We will also continue our […]

Six Months in Heaven

Today is a very emotional day for us – as of today our beautiful Allison Ruth has spent six months in Heaven.  It has been a hard six months, and compared to the ten short months we had her with us it seems to have been unusually long. We miss her.  We miss her sweet smile, her beautiful eyes, and her giggles.  We miss her cuddles and her kisses.  We miss how much she loved and cared for people. We are so heartbroken to have lost her.  But we are soo proud!  Proud of who she was and who she taught us to be.  Proud of how she inspired us to begin […]

2015 Olivet Fireman’s Festival

The Princess Alli Foundation had an amazing time at the 2015 Olivet Fireman’s Festival! Our goal for participating in this year’s festival was to raise awareness of our mission to support the families of children with illnesses in memory of Allison Ruth Russcher.  We were able to do so much more than that! We are excited to announce that the generous people of Olivet helped us raise enough money to sponsor another day for our Holiday Care Package Campaign!  We are ecstatic to be one day closer to our goal of providing ELEVEN DAYS of extra-special holiday care packages to the families with inpatient children over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays! THANK YOU […]