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.

All About the Fund

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

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

Ways to Help
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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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Supporting children with cancer and blood disorders since 1976


The Valerie Fund Blog

Morgan Stanley Rec Day 2022

Alberto's Angels in 2022

Kids Ice Cancer Scores

2nd Annual Lawyers Run & Walk for The Valerie Fund

National Hospital & Nurses Week

Meet the Staff: Lori Abrams

A Valerie Fund Kids Photoshoot: Part Three

A Valerie Fund Kids Photoshoot: Part Two

A Valerie Fund Kids Photoshoot: Part One

The 2022 Taste of Giving

How to Prepare for The Valerie Fund 5K

A Tribute Fit for a Valerie Fund Child

Meet the Staff: Brett Murphy

Meet the 2022 Valerie Fund Scholars

The 2022 TVF Walk & 5K is Now Open!

Camp Happy Times Awarded for True Spirit

How to Leave Your Legacy

A Look Back at 2021

Alberto's Angels Part 2

Alberto's Angels

A Record-Setting Night for The Valerie Fund

Valerie's Monthly Membership

CAREoke for the Kids 2021

Meet the 2021 Ambassadors: Part Two

Meet the 2021 Ambassadors: Part One

NJ Auto Retailers Unite for the kids of The Valerie Fund

Meet the Staff: Leah Del Piano

Great Day at the 2021 Valerie Fund Walk & 5K

NJCAR is Driving The Valerie Fund Forward

Brianna's Journey

Introducing Intern Olivia

How to Make Your Walk Team a Superstar

Introducing Intern Jamie

The Healthcare Heroes of The Valerie Fund: Psychology

Taking Their Shot with Kids Ice Cancer

Getting the Most Out of Summer Even With Sickle Cell

Meet the Staff: Laura Lentini

National Cancer Survivors Day

The Healthcare Heroes of The Valerie Fund: Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine

Why We Give: Meet the Weintraubs

A New Hope For Sickle Cell Patients

Welcome to The Valerie Fund, Casey Gilman!

National Month of Hope

National Internship Awareness Month

The Healthcare Heroes of The Valerie Fund: Educational Liaison

Meet the Staff: Bunny Flanders

A Taste of Giving 2021

Kids Helping Kids: Straps By Shai

The Ed & Sue Goldstein Emergency Fund Covers Vital Needs for Valerie Fund Patients and their Families

Meet the 2020 - 2021 Valerie Fund Scholars

Meet Adrienne Mikhli, LCSW

The 2021 Valerie Fund Walk & 5K Website is OPEN!

The Healthcare Heroes of The Valerie Fund: Child Life & Social Work

Meet the Staff: Tina Kaplan

Looking Back at 2020

The 2020 Thanksgiving Ball Gala

A Special Way to Celebrate a Birthday

Supporting While Shopping

Thankful for Our Healthcare Heroes

Meet the 2020 Ambassadors: Part Two

Meet the 2020 Ambassadors: Part One

CAREoke for the Kids Goes Virtual

The Virtual Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K

A Look Back at the First Virtual Camp Happy Times

A Spotlight on Sickle Cell Disease Patients

National Children's Cancer Awareness Month & National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

You don't have to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist!

How to Fundraise Virtually

The Valerie Fund Walk Goes Virtual!

The Valerie Fund Children's Centers During COVID-19

Meet the Staff: Diana Arcure

Camp Happy Times Goes Virtual!

Our Healthcare Heroes

Driving Support with NJ Auto Retailers

Sylvie Stays Strong

Bringing Wellness Awareness to Cancer Survivors

Walk Weekend Goes Virtual!

Bella's Story

Grace & Aubrey's "Rally Radio"

Meet The Valerie Fund Staff: Aimee Kowalak

Introducing The Valerie Fund's New Virtual Run & Walk

Sarah's Pen Pals

A Global Day of Giving

TVF Kids Braving Quarantine Part 2

Bella's Beats by Bella: A Valerie Fund Playlist

TVF Kids Braving Quarantine

Staff Sounds

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

How Surviving Pediatric Cancer Built Pandemic Resiliency

Running a 5K? What to get rid of and what to keep!

A Taste of Giving

Team Captains' Kick-Off

How to Prepare for a 5K

The Sue & Ed Goldstein Emergency Fund

Meet The Valerie Fund Staff: Randi Zamkotowicz

The MAGIC of Survivorship

Teens Come Together for "Kids Ice Cancer"

Why Being A Team Captain Is Important


Meet the 2019-2020 Valerie Fund Named Scholars

Looking Ahead to 2020

An End of Year Thank You!

Photos from The Valerie Fund Thanksgiving Ball

Looking Back at 2019

A Periwinkle Yesterday

The Future of Oncology

Giving While You're Getting

Why Giving Thanks Should Be A Year-Round Practice

National Family Caregivers Month

Meet the 2019 Ambassadors: Part Three

Meet the 2019 Ambassadors: Part Two

Meet the 2019 Ambassadors: Part One

The Valerie Fund's Photos from the Shore

The Importance of Emotional Wellness

Memories From Camp Happy Times!

"Healing Vibes" by Joyce: A Valerie Fund Playlist

Maplewood Comes Out for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Back to School Tips for Kids with Sickle Cell Disease

What is integrative medicine and why is it critical for the care of pediatric cancer and blood disorders?

Supporting Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders Within the Community

Getting to Know Our Center Staff: Maria Luisa Molina

Have You Heard About the Exciting New Addition to Our Monmouth Walk & 5K?

Take the Hogwarts Express to Camp Happy Times!

Thank You to the Matthew P. Klein Golf Event!

Getting the Most Out of Summer Even With Sickle Cell

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

How would YOU make the Walk even better?

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

A Look at the 2019 The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K

Restoring an Old House and Young Lives

Check Out These Great Walk Videos!

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

Grace's House: Designer Spotlight #2

Grace's House: Designer Spotlight #1

Thank You to Our Wonderful Volunteers!

Grace’s House: A History of Perseverance and Family

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Welcome to Grace's House

"Mommy, is that a boy or a girl?"

The New Year

25 Valerie Fund Named 2018-19 Scholars Meet and Share Experiences

Meet Olivia

The 27th Annual Thanksgiving Ball Gala

Meet the 2018 Ambassadors: Part 3

Meet the 2018 Ambassadors: Part 2

Meet the 2018 Ambassadors: Part 1

The Valerie Fund - Events Recap

Valerie Fund Dietitian at Morristown Medical Center

Valerie Fund Patients: Where They Are Now

"Help Us Do Even More for the Kids" by Janet Keating - The Valerie Fund Green Light Initiative Inaugural Champion

Our Volunteers 

What's New at The Valerie Fund: A New Website & the Expansion of Educational Liaison Services 

ArtShines: A Gallery to Support Kids with Cancer

The 2017 Justin Gimelstob Children's Fund Tennis Exhibition

Meet the 2017 Ambassadors: Part 3

Meet the 2017 Ambassadors: Part 2

Meet the 2017 Ambassadors: Part 1

The 4th Annual Rook Run (and walk)

Community Events: Making a Big Impact

Camp Happy Times

The Valerie Fund's partnership with World Subaru

The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run

Morgan Stanley Rec Day 2017

Sue and Ed Goldstein: New Jersey Hall of Fame Unsung Heroes Class of 2016

Morgan Stanley: Celebrating 25 years with The Valerie Fund

Inside Our Centers: St. Joseph's Children's Hospital

Inside Our Centers: New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Inside Our Centers: Goryeb Children's Hospital at Morristown Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center

Inside Our Centers: Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

The Valerie Fund's 2016 - 2017 Named Scholarship Recipients Dinner

The Valerie Fund Scholarship Program 2016-2017 Recipients

The Impact and Expansion of The Valerie Fund Psychology Program


Meet Our 2016 Ambassadors: Part 3

Meet Our 2016 Ambassadors: Part 2

Meet Our 2016 Ambassadors

The 3rd Annual Rook Run 5K

A Look At Our Newest Project: The Voices Cancer and Blood Disorders Couldn't Silence

40 Years of Caring: The Valerie Fund Through The Years

The Valerie Fund Family Welcomes St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

The 2016 Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run Recap

A Walk Back - The History of The Valerie Fund Walk

The Valerie Fund Walk And JAG Physical Therapy 5K

Friend to Friend Campaign: Give, Share, Repeat

Paint New Jersey Red and Gold For Awareness!

Reliable Transportation: An Invaluable Resource

Founders' Perspective: An Inside Look

MOM2MOM: A Program By Moms For Moms

Fulfilling a Dream: The Scholarship Program

Survive and Thrive: Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

Camp Happy Times: Helping Kids Be Kids

Pediatric Palliative Care: A Synergistic Unit

What is Sickle Cell Disease?

Integrative Medicine: How Holistic Therapies Can Help

The Benefits of An Educational Liaison

The Psychosocial Approach: Psychologists Tackling Emotional Stress

Hematology/Oncology Social Workers: One Person, Many Roles

Child Life Specialists: The Unsung Heroes of Pediatric Hospital Care

Holiday Giving: 5 Reasons to Pick A Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorder Charity

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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