Princess for a Day
Princess for a Day 2016

Princess for a Day started as an idea 8 years ago after our director, Christy Obie-Barrett took her children to the Bippidi Boppidi Boutique at Disneyworld. Her daughters loved experiencing the royal treatment with makeovers and costumes. After seeing this, Christy was inspired to make this possible for foster children across Lane County.  

Since its launch, Princess for a Day has impacted thousands of children across the state of Oregon. The event is backed by a supportive community, wonderful volunteers, and generous donations. This year, the community donated time, dresses, food, accessories, and makeup, all to transform 340 local children into Princesses for a Day.

The Valley River Inn became salon, boutique, and magical ballroom on April 3rd. Upon arriving, our little princesses were eager to experience the royal treatment. We had many stations for the children to   enjoy, and they interacted with real life princesses as well.  

The children received spa treatments which included hair, nails, and makeup. They then moved into the dressing room where they picked out their beautiful dresses and accessories. After transforming into royalty, they had a photo shoot to capture the magical moment.  

Once ready, each child was announced one by one into the ballroom for dancing, singing, and a charming tea party. The food was truly beautiful: cupcakes, tea sandwiches, cookies and Umpqua Dairy ice cream to top it all off! A special thank you goes out to Vera Collins and her team of Girl Scout mom's that baked and decorated 3,000 royal desserts for the event!  

We   are so thankful to   the community, our partners, our sponsors, and everyone who supported Princess for a Day. It was truly an example of how an entire community can unite to create awareness for children in foster care and   also create an experience for these children that will last a lifetime.

If you have any questions feel free to contact:
Jessica Elwell
Event Coordinator
Thank you Event Sponsors!





Thank you to the Valley River Inn for hosting this event!  


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