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

Jersey Mike's Helping Jersey Kids

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
09/12/22

Jersey Mike's and The Valerie Fund are partnering to Help Jersey Mike's Help Jersey Kids! Find out what Jersey Mike's is doing for Valerie Fund families in our area and how you can help.

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Topics: walk, national childhood cancer awareness month, national sickle cell awareness month

Alberto's Angels in 2022

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
06/13/22

Alberto's Angels is a stand-out team at The Valerie Fund Walk & 5K. Going far above and beyond fundraising for the Walk & 5K, they host multiple events per year as a way to help support the kids and families of The Valerie Fund. Let's take a look at what they have been up to and some of the incredible events they've put on. 

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Topics: walk, team captains

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

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

Alberto's Angels

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
12/23/21

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 meet him and learn a bit about Alberto's Angels.

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Topics: walk, fundraising, patients, team captains

Sylvie Stays Strong

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
06/30/20

Former TVF patient Sylvie never let her cancer diagnosis stop her. In fact, she took her experiences during treatment and used them to make herself even stronger and more willing to face her fears. Join us as we hear from Sylvie about her time in a Valerie Fund Children's Center and what she learned from joining the TVF family. 

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Topics: walk, patients, 2020, #BecauseofValerie

Bella's Story

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
06/08/20

Isabella has been a part of the Valerie Fund family for many years now. She was treated at The Valerie Fund Center at Morristown Medical Center's Goryeb Children's Hospital, gone to Camp Happy Times, volunteered at events and in the office, and, closest to her heart, been team captain of Bella's Bunch at The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K. Let's learn a little bit more about her story and why the Walk is so important to her.

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Topics: walk, 2020, #BecauseofValerie, Virtual Walk & Run

Team Captains' Kick-Off

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
03/10/20

On March 5th, team captains for The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy joined us at the JAG-ONE in Chatham, NJ for a Team Captains Kick-Off. If you weren't able to make it but still want the insider info and fundraising tips, keep reading!

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Topics: 5k, walk, 2020, #BecauseofValerie, jag-one physical therapy, team captains

How to Prepare for a 5K

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
03/02/20

Congratulations! You’ve just signed up for The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K run to be held on June 13th! 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 mercifully flat 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, walk, 2020, #BecauseofValerie, jag-one physical therapy

Why Being A Team Captain Is Important

Posted by The Valerie Fund on
01/27/20

The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K on June 13th will be a powerful day for The Valerie Fund community. Patients, families, and friends from all over the area will come together in Essex County's Verona Park in Verona, NJ for a day of running, walking, eating, and sharing stories honoring the heroes, the brave children of The Valerie Fund. But did you know there is a very special group of people at the Walk who go above and beyond all year to ensure that we raise the most money possible for our Valerie Fund kids?

Learn what makes our Team Captains such a vital part of the Walk and how this year, The Valerie Fund will be giving them something special to recognize their efforts. 

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Topics: 5k, walk, run, fundraising, 2020, #BecauseofValerie

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