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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!

2nd Annual Holiday Care Package Project

This past week we wrapped up our 2nd Annual Holiday Care Package Project with a Christmas Eve delivery to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI, and a Christmas Eve Eve toiletry delivery to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, MI! This year we were able to provide another 440 food care packages, 150 toiletry packages, and additional food items to Michigan children’s hospitals.  We are so very humbled by the generous support this project has received again this year!  We are also very grateful for our friends at Michigan State University and the Upward Bound program for helping us pack all of our holiday bags! THANK YOU to those of you that […]

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 […]

US CuddleCot Campaign Initiative

We are humbled and honored to announce our participation in the US CuddleCot Campaign Initiative, a grant writing campaign organized and led by Stories of Babies Born Still (S.O.B.B.S.). From the Campaign’s Facebook Page: From the founder of SOBBS and as a mother of a stillborn child thank you so much for taking the time to review the information on the CuddleCot.  For those not familiar with the unit a CuddleCot is an in room cooling unit that is the size of a small humidifier disguised inside of a Moses basket. Research has proven having a unit available to parents while they are in the hospital encourages families to spend time […]

Welcome HURLEY Families to our Care Package Program

Princess Alli Foundation is excited for the opportunity to partner with Hurley Medical Center to provide Toiletry Care Packages to families at their Children’s Hospital!  Our first care package delivery was made on July 9, 2016! Generous donations from the communities of Flint and Flushings, including families at Flushings United Methodist Church, have made this expansion possible! Our goal is to create a sustainable program that will allow us to provide toiletry care packages to families with children at the hospital that may have arrived with little or no personal belongings.  We are in need of the following sample/trial size items for our toiletry bags: Shampoo Conditioner Body Wash or Bar Soap Toothbrushes Toothpaste Dental Floss Deodorant Face/Makeup Wipes […]