Anni’s Army Foundation Partners with Corewell Health East/Beaumont Children's in Royal Oak, Michigan to Expand Anni's Gift Program
Rockford, MI - Anni’s Army Foundation has partnered with Corewell Health East/Beaumont Children's in Royal Oak, Michigan to expand its Anni's Gift program. Anni's Gift started with a focus on assisting pediatric brain cancer patients and their families at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
“We are excited to welcome Corewell Health East/Beaumont Children's to Anni's Gift program,” said Lynn Meier, Vice President and Treasurer of Anni’s Army Foundation. "We look forward to making a positive impact on more children and their families during their fight against cancer."
Last year, Anni's Gift provided $5,000 in financial assistance to seven children and their families including the purchase of gas and grocery gift cards, the payment of utility and car insurance bills, a ski experience, and support for a wheelchair-accessible van.
Anni’s Army Foundation
Anni's Army Foundation was formed to raise money for the research of medulloblastoma tumors and other pediatric cancers and to make a positive impact on the community. Learn more at www.annisarmy.org.
Anni’s Army Foundation Expands Its Board of Directors
Rockford, MI - Anni’s Army Foundation announced today the appointment of Dawn MacLean and Scott Meier to its Board of Directors. The addition of MacLean and Meier brings the total number of board members to seven.
MacLean brings over 13 years of nonprofit experience serving on the Board of Directors for the Will2Walk Foundation in Gilbert, Arizona. MacLean is passionate about seeing nonprofits evolve and grow and looks forward to helping Anni’s Army Foundation make an even greater impact in the years to come.
Meier has over 15 years of experience leading and managing volunteer groups. His dedication and willingness to participate in fundraising opportunities has helped Anni’s Army Foundation events succeed.
“We are so excited to welcome Dawn and Scott to Anni’s Army Foundation’s Board of Directors. They have both been heavily involved in the foundation since day one,” said Mark Meier, President of Anni’s Army Foundation.
“I am honored to serve on the Board of Anni’s Army Foundation and help support the amazing mission while also walking side by side on the journey as Lynn's sister and Annika's Auntie,” said MacLean.
“From the very first night I received the phone call from Mark about Anni’s diagnosis, I saw firsthand the immediate impact this cancer can have on a family,” Meier said. “I am excited to be part of a movement to change outcomes for families facing childhood cancers.”
About Anni’s Army Foundation
Anni's Army Foundation was formed to raise money for the research of medulloblastoma tumors and other pediatric cancers and make a positive impact on the community. Since March 2023, Anni's Army Foundation has provided financial assistance for three local families through Anni's Gift and has donated $25,000 to pediatric brain cancer research. Learn more at www.annisarmy.org.