February 2019 Recent Events + Upcoming Fundraiser at Olga's Kitchen

We’re halfway through February, and fitting for the season of love, Crowns Against Cancer has been busy with events spreading the love for the pediatric community! Want to take participate in the love? At the end of this post is information for an upcoming fundraiser at Olga’s Kitchen!

Recent Events

  • Craft Party

On February 3, our members gathered to help make blankets, Valentine’s Day cards, and other goodies to give to pediatric patients during upcoming hospital visits. An instagram live was also held where we interacted with our followers and answered questions! It was a great opportunity for our members to get together and foster the community of Crowns Against Cancer. If you have not already, follow Crowns Against Cancer on instagram @crownsagainstcancer to avoid missing out on future lives!

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  • Schoolcraft College Breast Cancer Awareness Basketball Game Fundraiser

On February 6, Crowns Against Cancer sold concessions, chocolate roses, and ribbons at the Breast Cancer Awareness basketball games at Schoolcraft College. A few characters were present to take pictures with the fans and help spread the mission of Crowns Against Cancer.

  • Blaze Pizza Fundraiser

On February 12, various characters made a special appearance at Blaze Pizza on North Squirrel Road to help raise money for Crowns Against Cancer. It was not only a great opportunity to fundraise, but to spread the word about CAC! The princesses were also able to try pizza for the first time. Here’s a silly video of one of the princesses from the day of the event:

  • St. John’s Hospital Visit

On February 15, Crowns Against Cancer visited the patients at St. John’s Hospital in Detroit. The princesses and superheros visited the playroom in the pediatric wing to hand out goodie bags and make paper plate dragons with the children. Spreading the magic and smiles at the hospital was a great reminder of our organization’s purpose.

Upcoming Events

  • Olga’s Kitchen Fundraiser

Coming up on February 22, Crowns Against Cancer is partnering with Olga’s Kitchen on Garfield Road for a magical and delicious fundraiser. Please come and show your support! All you have to do is notify your server that you would like to support our organization. We are excited to see you there!

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December 2018 In Review + January's Superhero Night

December 2018 in Review

December was a great and very busy month! Here is a summary of the happenings that took place:

  • The Giving Tree Donation to Crowns Against Cancer (12/3)

    We are so thankful for everyone who helped make goodie bags for the Crowns Characters to bring on visits! It is due to the support from kind people like you that Crowns Against Cancer is able to continue bringing smiles to so many children.

    Read more about this on our Facebook page here!

  • St. John’s Bowling Party (12/4)

    At this event, the crowns characters had a lot of fun bowling and doing arts and crafts with the patients and families of St. John’s Pediatric Oncology.

  • Living and Learning Enrichment Center Visit (12/8)

    This event kept both the characters and the children engaged with three programs going on at once! The Crowns Characters had so much fun cooking, decorating crowns, and watching movies with the children.

The kids were interactive, making crowns and coloring trees. There were a lot of boys and the superheros were in character with them, letting them hold their shield or crouching down and posing. The princesses sang songs in the kitchen with one of their new friends, dancing around. The kids also made cookies and watched Elf (2003).
— CAC Member
  • House Visit to Princess Juvollia (12/22)

We had the lovely opportunity to visit Princess Juju and her family just in time for the holidays. This visit included story time, nail painting, and singing! Our own Native American princess had the joy of teaching the children a traditional Cherokee song. In exchange, the children also taught the princesses many things, such as what is a scooter.

  • Kids Kicking Cancer Holiday Party (12/2)

Read more about this event in our monthly newsletter!

  • Maggie’s Wigs4Kids Patient Gala (12/2)

Read more about this event in our monthly newsletter!

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January’s Superhero Night

Crowns Against Cancer started the year off at Superhero Night with USA Hockey’s NTDP. Twenty-one of our heroic members attended the event on January 4th.

It was great to see the power of CAC all in one place!

It was great to see the power of CAC all in one place!

Aside from face painting, picture taking, and coloring books and crowns, there was even an obstacle course that our brave characters courageously traversed! And let’s not forget the amazing hockey game that took place!

The two ice queens were definitely used to the colder temperature of the ice arena.

The two ice queens were definitely used to the colder temperature of the ice arena.

Amazon Smile Fundraiser

Though December is over, it is always the season of giving! If you have any Amazon purchases throughout this upcoming year, please consider adding Crowns Against Cancer as your charity on Amazon Smile to donate a portion of the shopping transactions to us.