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2017 Press and Posts:

Cat & Nat

CTV News

Global News

CP24 Breakfast

CHCH Morning Live

97.3 Boom FM

Sirius XM
Ward and Al

2016 Press Articles:

Everyday Hero Jennifer White Brings Joy to Sick Children with Princess Ball
Segment on Global News, April 29, 2016

Princess Ball Toronto
Blog Post on Baby and Life, April 18, 2016

Kids Get the Royal Treatment
Segment on CTV News, April 17, 2016

A Brave Face with a History of Heartache Lives on in The Princess Ball
Article in the Toronto Star, April 2, 2016

I Lost My Child to an Impossible to Catch Illness
Article in Today’s Parent Magazine, April 1, 2016

Founder of The Princess Ball Channels Her Grief Into a Legacy for an Unforgettable Little Girl
Blog Post for The 1000 Families Project, November 16, 2015

2015 Press Articles:

Princess Ball Honours Little Girl Gone Too Soon
Article in the Toronto Star Monday, April 20, 2015

Princess Ball Honours Little Girl Gone Too Soon
Article in Metro Toronto Monday, April 20, 2015

Toronto Star: City Nights – The 2015 Princess Ball

CityNews Toronto – April 19, 2015

BK On The Scene
“It was an unforgettable afternoon of royal entertainment for the whole family. Princesses and their family were treated like royalty for the entire afternoon; from the moment they stepped inside the Liberty Grand, the red carpet, a full regal announcements, to dancing with 8 Disney Princesses under sparkling stars of lights and a surprise indoor snowfall.”

Rent Frock Repeat: A Night to Remember – The Princess Ball
“The Liberty Grand Hall was transformed into the most picturesque Princess scene you can imagine. From clouds cascading the stairwell, to snowflakes dangling from the ceiling, to princesses running to and fro—we couldn’t have dreamed up a more spectacular event!”

Great Pretenders: Mark Your Calendars for The Princess Ball
“There is a look that every child at the Ball has on their face at one time or another. Maybe it is while they are getting their face painted. Maybe when it is meeting their very favourite Princess. Or maybe it is when the doors to the Ballroom open and they are heralded in as a Princess. That look of innocent wonder and amazement is reason and reward enough. But to know that we are keeping Olivia’s legacy safe and alive, while making life just a little bit better for children with life threatening illnesses and disabilities and their families? Well. That’s reward enough.”

2014 Press Articles:

A Tribute Fit for a Fallen Princess
Article in the Toronto Star Saturday, April 12, 2014 (Saturday Star average circulation: Approximately 473K):
“On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of pint-sized princesses and princes, parents in tow, will file into the Liberty Grand for the Princess Ball. Under crystal chandeliers, with Ariel and Belle and Rapunzel and Cinderella working the ballroom, a grandiose party in memory of the little girl who can’t be there will unfold.”

Toronto Star: City Nights – The Princess Ball
Sunday, April 13 2014 (Sunday Star average circulation: Approximately 273K):
“Olivia Grace White passed away in her sleep Christmas night in 2012, when she was just 5. Her family learned a year later that she’d died of an undiagnosed blood infection. Now, they’re raising money for Make A Wish Foundation as a tribute to the little girl who loved Disneyworld and princesses.”

Glama Gal Blog Post: A Tribute to a Princess
“We had the exclusive honour of attending the Toronto Princess Ball on Saturday April 12th at the stunning Liberty Grand, downtown Toronto.  Our booth was a non-stop glam-sational stop for over 130 children receiving mini manis, hair extensions, glamalicious make-your-own lip gloss and glitter tattoos!  And our staff did not stop smiling as we all knew and cherished why we were there that afternoon!”

That’s What She Said Blog Post: The Day My Princess Finally Attended the Ball
“April 12th, 2014 is a day that will never be forgotten in our household.  It’s the day I was honored to accompany my little princess to her very first ball.”

Solo Mom Takes Flight Blog: Pay It Forward Friday – The Princess Ball
“The event is exactly what Olivia would have dreamt it to be. A day for little girls and boys to be treated like absolute royalty”