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

CAREoke for the Kids 2021

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
11/22/21

Our annual CAREoke for the Kids brings together NYC's media industry for a karaoke competition to support kids battling cancer and blood disorders. In October of 2021, we returned to famed NYC venue Gramercy Theater for a night of music. 

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Topics: events, careoke

Meet the 2021 Ambassadors: Part Two

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
11/16/21

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: ambassadors, thanksgiving ball gala

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

Meet the Staff: Leah Del Piano

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
10/11/21

The staff of The Valerie Fund help raise the money that support the seven Children's Centers in hospitals across New Jersey, New York City, and metro Philadelphia. Our staff is responsible for working with donors and partners at all levels to fund the services of The Valerie Fund. Get better acquainted with some of the people you may already know and meet some of the new faces behind The Valerie Fund. This month we're excited to announce a BRAND NEW member of The Valerie Fund team!

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Topics: Meet the Staff

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

Brianna's Journey

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
08/05/21

On August 2nd, The Valerie Fund hosted The American Express Golf Tournament at the legendary Baltusrol Golf Club. The highlight of the day was when TVF patient Brianna spoke to the group about how The Valerie Fund affected her life. 

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Topics: events, patients

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

How to Make Your Walk Team a Superstar

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
07/21/21

The Valerie Fund Walk & 5K will be on September 25th this year instead of June and it will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual for the first time. One thing that won't be different is the need our kids face and the support your fundraising provides. Does your team need a few pointers on how to hit your Walk fundraising goal?

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Topics: walkathon, fundraising

The Power of Giving

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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