There has been a tremendous outpouring of compassion for the Turpin siblings. In response, RUHS Foundation has established the Perris Siblings Support Fund to help address the wide variety of needs that the siblings will face, both now and in the future. You can trust that every dollar will go to support their care and well-being.
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IMPORTANT UPDATE | May 8, 2018
Thank you! Generous donors from all over the world have contributed more than $394,000 to the Perris Siblings Support Fund so far. RUHS Foundation is in the process of establishing trusts for the 13 siblings. Some of these funds already have been accessed to support their educational journeys.
Thank you for your many well wishes and prayers, and for brightening the future for these young adults and children.
IMPORTANT UPDATE | January 31, 2018
RUHS Foundation is no longer accepting clothing, shoes, books, bedding and toys for the Turpin siblings. The generous outpouring of these items has left no additional space to store them. We would ask you to consider sending money or gift cards (major retailers) to benefit the immediate and long-term needs of all the siblings.
Going forward, RUHS Foundation will be sharing new items such as clothing and books with the hundreds of children who are served in our Child Abuse and Neglect Unit. Each year more than 1,600 children are cared for and your gifts are always truly treasured by their recipients.
Thank you for your support of the Turpin siblings and for your understanding.
Give to the Perris Sibling Support Fund
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RUHS Foundation Establishes Support Fund to Assist 13 Perris Siblings with Long-Term Health and Education Needs
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Ca. (January 18, 2018) – In response to offers of help pouring in from around the country, Riverside University Health System Foundation has opened a support fund for the 13 siblings rescued from their Perris home earlier this month, officials announced Thursday.
“Our phones started ringing almost immediately with calls from private individuals and organizations wanting to know how they can help,” said Erin Phillips, executive director of RUHS Foundation. She said the 501(c)3 charity will transfer 100 percent of all funds raised to a trust being established for the siblings’ long-term needs.
Phillips said the Foundation is focused on raising financial support for the physical, educational and other needs that will arise. The support fund can only receive tax-deductible financial contributions and gift cards, she said.
“We recognize financial gifts will not eliminate their trauma, but additional resources will be extremely important in helping these victims adjust over time,” Phillips said, adding that those needs would be ongoing.
Chuck Washington, chairman of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, said he is proud of the way Riverside County agencies and community-based organizations are pulling together to help the brothers and sisters.
“We are heartened by the caring individuals around the world who believe no child or adult should suffer abuse or neglect,” Washington said.
Individual contributions can be made by visiting www.RUHealth.org/foundation or by mail to RUHS Foundation at PO Box 9850, Moreno Valley, CA 92552. Corporations, foundations and individuals who need additional details for plans to support the Turpin siblings, please contact RUHS Foundation at .