Hospice Care for Children
Support for Bereavement
Art for the Community
The Art for Charlie Foundation is a 501(c)3 charity established in 2012 to help children with life limiting illness and all families bereaved by the death of a child.
We support pediatric hospice and provide grants to families facing financial hardship and who have a child with life limiting illness or who are suffering bereavement from the death of a child.
We raise money through art events to focus on joy and beauty rather than sadness, while also bringing art to the community.
Our main fundraiser is our Art Show & Auction. This features art contributions from Michigan artists as well as artists from across the US, the United Kingdom, Italy and France, and also non-art auction prizes from local merchants. Our 2015 show is on Friday, November 6 at the Marriott in downtown East Lansing. (Click to sign up as a participating artist).
In November 2014 we broke new ground with a Pediatric Palliative Care and Bereavement conference bringing
together professionals from around the state -- a
productive event which we will repeat in late
September 2015 (see
"Conference"). Our Kindness Campaign
for schools and communities promotes the concept of caring.