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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The Valerie Fund Blog

The 2022 Taste of Giving

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
03/15/22

The Valerie Fund's A Taste of Giving event is one of the premier events we host each year. It is a night to meet some special Valerie Fund kids and hear from the heroic caregivers in our Valerie Fund Children's Centers. Come take a look at this incredible event that provides support to our kids and families. 


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Topics: events, fundraising, taste of giving

How to Prepare for The Valerie Fund 5K

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
02/22/22

Congratulations! You’ve just signed up for The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K on September 17th! With excitement and anticipation flowing through your veins, you just can’t wait to put on your best pair of running shoes and head over to the course surrounding and within beautiful Verona Park. Similar to how an athlete must train for the upcoming season, 5K participants must season their body so they’ll be able to complete the event in its entirety without getting hurt. If it’s your first time participating in a 5K, or you'd appreciate a little refresher, here’s what you’ll need to know to prepare for the big race.

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Topics: 5k, walkathon, fundraising

A Tribute Fit for a Valerie Fund Child

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
02/15/22

There are many ways to keep our Valerie Fund kids and families in mind throughout the year. Did you know that we have tribute and notecards available for those special people in your life? 

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Topics: fundraising, store

Meet the Staff: Brett Murphy

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
02/07/22

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.

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Meet the 2022 Valerie Fund Scholars

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
01/31/22

The Valerie Fund Scholarship program is just one way we help support our kids on their way to adulthood. Please join us in congratulating the Valerie Fund Scholars for the 2021-2022 academic year!

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Topics: scholarship program

The 2022 TVF Walk & 5K is Now Open!

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
01/24/22

One of the highlights of each year is The Valerie Fund Walk & 5K presented by Ed and Sue Goldstein & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy. We have exciting news for this year's event including a new incentive for Team Captains!

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Topics: walk, fundraising, team captains

Camp Happy Times Awarded for True Spirit

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
01/17/22

Camp Happy Times has long been a place where the kids of The Valerie Fund can come together and enjoy a week of camp with other kids who know what it's like to battle cancer. The staff of Camp Happy Times play an integral role in keeping CHT a place of positivity and smiles so we're elated to announce that one of our dedicated camp staff has won an award!

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How to Leave Your Legacy

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
01/13/22

What if the largest gift you ever make to The Valerie Fund costs you absolutely nothing during your lifetime? It’s easier than you think. Learn how you can leave your legacy and be remembered by the families of The Valerie Fund for years to come. 

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Topics: events, 2021

A Look Back at 2021

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
01/04/22

2021 was a bit of a rollercoaster of a year but that doesn't mean The Valerie Fund wasn't there for our kids. We had a packed calendar of events to help support our seven Valerie Fund Children's Centers so let's take a look back at what made 2021 such a special year.

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Topics: events, 2021

Alberto's Angels Part 2

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
12/27/21

The Valerie Fund is very lucky to have so many dedicated supporters who come to us in many different ways. One of our favorites is when patients who attended a Valerie Center come back to help their community and the next generation of Valerie Fund kids. Alberto of Alberto's Angels is a shining example of this so let's continue to see his story and find out what he has in store for 2022!

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Topics: walk, fundraising, patients, team captains

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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