Angels for Allison is an opportunity to gather in God's name to help with the financial needs of families who are suffering with the loss of a child.
Angels for Allison is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization.
Helping Families in Need
The Allison Brundick Haramis Foundation, Angels for Allison, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in memory of 15-year old Allison Haramis, who was tragically killed in an auto accident in April of 2009. Her family and friends wanted to create a living legacy of her joyous spirit by giving back to those in need, specifically by aiding with the financial needs of families who are suffering with the loss of a child. We have created a community-based art program to paint and sell brightly colored metal angels to support the mission of the Foundation. Angels for Allison believes that through a community painting project like ours, we can pool our resources and provide help. While partnering with 15 Jacksonville area schools and hundreds of volunteers with our painting project, we pool our community resources of time and talent to come to the aid of families in need who have lost a child.
Since our beginning in December of 2010, we have been able to come to the aid of more than 165 Northeast Florida families, specifically by providing funds for funeral expenses and other costs associated with the loss of a loved one. Through official partnerships with WOLFSON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, BAPTIST HEALTH, ST. VINCENT'S HEALTHCARE, NORTHEAST FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF CHILD PSYCHOLOGISTS, COMMUNITY PEDS CARE and UF HEALTH, we are able to identify Northeast Florida families in financial need.
We have the great fortune to live in a world full of people that want to help others, individuals who are genuine in their desire to comfort and lift mankind. These people have gathered to create millions of organizations that reach out to help those less fortunate, at Angels for Allison we join them with passion and enthusiasm.
Most of us will never have to endure the devastation of losing a child. Nonetheless, each of us is either a parent or a child, and many of us have witnessed the pain that is felt by those who have lived through this kind of tragedy. Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and mentors will all feel this loss. The death of a child extends far beyond the immediate family. We would love to take away the hurt, but understand that this is not possible.
We believe that it is our duty and privilege to gather together in God’s name to help others in this way. We would love for you to join us!