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Thank you Amazon Smile Shoppers!

Thank you to all our amazing Amazon Smile shoppers!  By selecting Princess Alli Foundation as your charity of choice you are helping to provide food and toiletry assistance to Michigan-area families through our care package project.  We are so thankful! To learn more about supporting Princess Alli Foundation through the Amazon Smile program click HERE. Princess Alli Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Copyright 2017 Princess Alli Foundation.

2016 Holiday Care Package Project

We are excited to announce the launch of our 2016 Holiday Care Package Project! Our 2015 Project was a huge success, and we are excited for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families this holiday season as well! We are looking for sponsors for 11 days of care packages ($100 for a full sponsorship, or $50 for a half sponsorship).  We are also looking for crafters to make and donate small gifts for the caregivers to help make the holidays more comfortable for them. Please click HERE for more information.

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 […]

September 2015 Updates

Thank you for visiting the Princess Alli Foundation!  Here are our September 2015 Updates.  Please let us know if you would like to get involved! On Wednesday, September 9 we delivered our 725th care package to Sparrow Hospital!  Thank you so much for helping us provide treats to these families.  We continue to receive feedback from the hospital and from families that receive our care packages.  Your donations are appreciated so very much! We are currently hosting an “online party” for Origami Owl jewelry!  The proceeds from your purchase will be generously donated back to the Princess Alli Foundation!  Check out our Facebook Page for more information. On August 30 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Help Us Bring the Holidays to the Hospital

This year, the Princess Alli Foundation wants to bring the holidays to the hospital through a Holiday Care Package Campaign! {Click Here for a printable flyer} Having an inpatient child is very hard. Being inpatient over the holidays is even harder. This year, we would like to provide care packages to Sparrow Hospital families for the entire Thanksgiving weekend and all of Christmas Week – ELEVEN DAYS TOTAL! We’d like these care packages to be extra special to help bring the holidays to the hospital for these families. We will be providing warm food choices, festive treats, and small gifts in all care packages. We are looking for families, groups, […]

Supporting Families: The First Two Weeks

It’s been two weeks since the Princess Alli Foundation began supporting families at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI.  What an amazing experience these first two weeks have been! On May 6 we delivered our first 40 care packages.  Our RNICU families received water bottles, granola bars, peanuts, a pack of gum, and gel window clings to decorate the cribs and isolettes.  We also provided a basket full of toiletries for the moms that spend their days in the unit with their newborns. PEDS and PICU families received granola bars, peanuts and gum in their bags.  Why the difference?  PEDS and PICU families have access to “pantries” that Sparrow Hospital generously stocks for them.  These […]