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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 […]

Vendors are Needed for our Holiday Care Package Campaign

VENDORS ARE NEEDED FOR OUR HOLIDAY CARE PACKAGE CAMPAIGN The Princess Alli Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity based out of Olivet, MI. We bring care packages with food and toiletry items to the families of inpatient children at Sparrow Hospital in memory of Allison Ruth Russcher. Being inpatient during the holidays can be very hard on families. This year, the Princess Alli Foundation would like to make sure pediatric families at Sparrow receive extra special care packages with food, toiletries, and small treats to help brighten their spirits. We are looking for local organizations, Artisans, and business owners that can help us bring the holidays to the hospital for […]

Progress! The First Two Months

The Princess Alli Foundation has made great progress in the first two months since it was formed!  Here’s an recap of what we’ve been up to: On May 26, 2015 our Articles of Incorporation were accepted and filed by the State of Michigan, making the Princess Alli Foundation a registered nonprofit corporation. In June we held our first official Board Meeting as a corporation and adopted our Bylaws and put our operational procedures in place.  This was a HUGE step towards our 501(c)(3) public charity classification. We’ve spent countless hours DREAMING BIG – there are so many things we want to do to help the families of children with illnesses in […]

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 […]

Care Package Donations <3

Our care packages are the heart of our mission to support the families of children with illnesses, so we are thrilled that it has only been a few short weeks since we introduced the Princess Alli Foundation on our Facebook page and already we’ve received several food and toiletry donations! We’ve been able to support 80 families at Sparrow Hospital this month, and we’ll need your help to ensure we can continue to fill 40 bags each week! Our Current Needs Are: Granola bars Individually wrapped snacks (such as peanuts, crackers, popcorn, applesauce or fruit cups, or cookies) Gum, mints, or individually wrapped candies Bottled water Microwavable soups, ramen cups, Easy Mac Brown paper […]