When Valerie Goldstein lost her battle to cancer at the age of 9, her parents Ed and Sue vowed to help families in similar situations gain easier access to more customized care.


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The Valerie Fund supports comprehensive health care services focusing on psychosocial programs for children with cancer and blood disorders close to home.


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Your participation, time or financial gift ensures that children get everything they need to receive the most effective treatment.


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Our unique blend of medical care and emotional counseling gives patients and their families the supportive environment they need during treatment and beyond.


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The Valerie Fund Blog

Meet the 2021 Ambassadors: Part One

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
11/08/21

The 30th Annual Thanksgiving Ball Gala is coming up on November 19th and we can't wait! Each year, The Valerie Fund chooses a group of ambassadors to represent the wide array of patients receiving treatment at one of our seven Valerie Fund Children's Centers. These ambassadors share their stories of courage and perseverance.

Join us as we take a look at the first group of ambassadors who will be showcasing what being a Valerie Fund kid is all about.

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Topics: interns

NJ Auto Retailers Unite for the kids of The Valerie Fund

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
11/04/21

Since 2014, 200+ neighborhood new car and truck dealerships throughout New Jersey have contributed more than $2,500,000 to The Valerie Fund through the annual New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite fundraising campaigns. Their generosity has made an extraordinary impact on the lives of the 6,000 brave children with cancer, sickle cell disease, and other blood disorders The Valerie Fund cares for every year.

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Topics: interns

Great Day at the 2021 Valerie Fund Walk & 5K

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
10/06/21

The Valerie Fund Walk & 5K is one of our favorite days of the year. It's a magical day where our kids and families get to come together in the spirit of supporting one another as they see their own friends and families coming out for them. The 2021 Walk & 5K was held on September 25th so let's take a quick look back at the day.

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Topics: interns

NJCAR is Driving The Valerie Fund Forward

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
09/13/21

New Jersey’s neighborhood new car and truck dealerships are partnering with The Valerie Fund to raise $500,000 in 2021 to benefit thousands of children with cancer, sickle cell anemia, and other blood disorders. A special guest star will also help spread the word on what these dealers are doing to help our kids. 

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Topics: interns

Introducing Intern Olivia

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
07/28/21

Summer is one of our favorite times at The Valerie Fund because we get to welcome our summer interns. This year we welcome Olivia to learn what goes into preparing events and fundraising in the autumn - even more exciting this year with the Walk & 5K moved to September 25th! Come meet Olivia and find out what brought her to The Valerie Fund.

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Topics: interns

Introducing Intern Jamie

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
07/12/21

Summer is one of our favorite times at The Valerie Fund because we get to welcome our summer interns. This year we welcome Jamie to learn what goes into preparing events and fundraising in the autumn - even more exciting this year with the Walk & 5K moved to September 25th! Come meet Jamie and find out what brought her to The Valerie Fund.

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Topics: interns

National Internship Awareness Month

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
04/12/21

Did you know that April is National Internship Awareness Month? Internships are a great way for the workforce of tomorrow to get hands-on experience and learn while doing. The Valerie Fund is proud to partner with local schools like Montclair State University and we're excited to introduce you to our current intern, Matt!

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Topics: Meet the Staff, interns

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Learn more about the ways you can help. 

Join in the fight against childhood cancer and blood disorders: donate, participate in an event, or volunteer your time. Our philosophy is that to truly heal the children whose care we are entrusted, we must treat them emotionally, socially, and developmentally, as well as medically.

 

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