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Quote - Lemuel's mom

“My husband and I talk about the kindness of Friends of Karen daily, and wonder if it was not for your help the year of our son’s illness, what would have happened to us.”  

—Lemuel's mom

If you want to mail in a donation

You may mail your donation directly to:

Friends of Karen
118 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY  10560

Please be sure to download the DONATION FORM below and include it with your check. 

Download: Mail-In Donation Form (PDF)

If you prefer, you may phone in your donation at (914) 617-4040.  Thank you.






Gifts in Kind

Gifts in Kind
Gifts in Kind

We depend on in-kind gifts of goods and services, as well as donations, to help our families make ends meet. For many of our children and their families, these items are truly necessities.

If you wish to make a gift-in-kind donation, please contact:

  • Long Island: Patricia Conway, Community Outreach Coordinator at (631) 473-1768 x303
  • Everywhere else:  Denise Tredwell, Volunteer Coordinator at (914) 617-4052

The following items are always welcome:

Supermarket Gift Cards

  • Key Food
  • King Kullen
  • ShopRite
  • Stop & Shop

Gift Cards

  • Barnes & Noble
  • Best Buy
  • Claire's
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • iTunes
  • MasterCard
  • Old Navy
  • Sears
  • Target
  • Visa

New York City Metro Cards - Used by families for transportation to and from treatment. $20 denominations, please.

Phone Cards - For our families to keep in touch with their children and their doctors.  (Domestic only, please)

Batteries - AA and AAA

Gift Wrap - Birthday and Holiday gift wrap, bows, tape and candy

Drop off or mail items to:

Friends of Karen
118 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY 10560
Attention: Volunteer Coordinator


Friends of Karen
21 Perry Street
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Attention: Community Outreach Coordinator


Due to a child’s compromised immune system, we cannot accept any used items.  We do not accept donations of used furniture, TVs or other electronics, or clothing.


Visit our Gifts for Children section for additional information about the Friends of Karen gift programs that include Holiday Adopt-A-Family, Back-to-School and Birthday presents for our critically-ill children and their siblings.  Click on the donate button below if you wish to directly support this program.



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