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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The Valerie Fund Blog

TVF Kids Braving Quarantine Part 2

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
04/27/20

When we put a call out to Valerie Fund families to see how some of our kids are weathering this time of COVID-19 isolation, we didn't expect so many responses! Check out what even more of our kids and families are doing to pass the time at home and get inspired for your own family.

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Topics: TVF Playlist, 2020, #BecauseofValerie

Bella's Beats by Bella: A Valerie Fund Playlist

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
04/20/20

Many people use music to get through a bad time or to give them the power to fight back. Some people use music to put them in a good mood or to translate what they're feeling. Music Mondays is a recurring series featuring a playlist curated by a Valerie Fund kid, who in their own words, share what these songs mean to them.

Put on your headphones and join us for this month's Valerie Fund Music Mondays as we look at Bella's playlist, "Bella's Beats."

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Topics: TVF Playlist, 2020, #BecauseofValerie

TVF Kids Braving Quarantine

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
04/13/20

We are all at home during this COVID-19 self-isolation and social distancing, right? Valerie Fund families often know what it's like to quarantine during treatment so they get creative when the days start getting a bit long and you feel you've watched everything there is on Netflix. We put a call out to see how some of our kids and families are weathering this storm and got some incredible examples of ingenuity. 

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Topics: TVF Playlist, 2020, #BecauseofValerie

Staff Sounds

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
04/06/20

Many people use music to get through a bad time or to give them the power to fight back. Some people use music to put them in a good mood or to translate what they're feeling. The staff of The Valerie Fund are no different so join us for some of our favorite music that we're using during this COVID-19 social distancing. 

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Topics: TVF Playlist, 2020, #BecauseofValerie, Meet the Staff

Barry's Blues-Inspired Classic Rock: A Valerie Fund Playlist

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
03/30/20

To say that The Valerie Fund's Executive Director, Barry Kirschner, is into music would be quite the understatement. Barry is a lifelong aficionado of many genres of music but has a special affinity for Classic Rock and Blues. During this COVID-19 social distancing time, Barry has gone through his extensive CD and vinyl collection to pick out some of his all-time favorite songs and performances. And kids, if you don't know what "vinyl" means, ask your parents. 

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Topics: TVF Playlist, 2020, #BecauseofValerie

"Healing Vibes" by Joyce: A Valerie Fund Playlist

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
09/17/19

Many people use music to get through a bad time or to give them the power to fight back. Some people use music to put them in a good mood or to translate what they're feeling. Each month we bring you a playlist from one of our Valerie Fund kids with a different theme and they will explain, in their own words, what these songs mean to them.

Put on your headphones and join us for the this month's Valerie Fund Music Mondays as we look at Joyce's playlist, "Healing Vibes."

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Topics: sickle cell, patients, TVF Playlist

"Fight Like A Girl" by Charlotte: A Valerie Fund Playlist

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
07/08/19

Many people use music to get through a bad time or to give them the power to fight back. Some people use music to put them in a good mood or to translate what they're feeling. Each month we bring you a playlist from one of our Valerie Fund kids with a different theme and they will explain, in their own words, what these songs mean to them.

Put on your headphones and join us for the this month's Valerie Fund Music Mondays as we look at Charlotte's playlist, "Fight Like a Girl."

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Topics: patients, TVF Playlist

"En Route to the Hospital" by Olivia: A Valerie Fund Playlist

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
06/27/19

Many people use music to get through a bad time or to give them the power to fight back. Some people use music to put them in a good mood or to translate what they're feeling. Each month we bring you a playlist from one of our Valerie Fund kids with a different theme and they will explain, in their own words, what these songs mean to them.

Put on your headphones and join us for the this month's Valerie Fund Music Mondays as we look at Olivia's playlist, "En Route to the Hospital."

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Topics: patients, TVF Playlist

"When In Doubt, Sing It Out" by Iesha : A Valerie Fund Playlist

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
05/20/19

Many people use music to get through a bad time or to give them the power to fight back. Some people use music to put them in a good mood or to translate what they're feeling. Each month we will bring you a playlist from one of our Valerie Fund kids with a different theme and they will explain, in their own words, what these songs mean to them.

Put on your headphones and join us for the first ever Valerie Fund Music Mondays as we look at Iesha's playlist, "When In Doubt, Sing It Out."

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Topics: patients, TVF Playlist

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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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