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Quote - Molly's dad

“Friends of Karen helped to keep our heads above water when we felt as if we were drowning.  I don’t know if you truly know what a difference you have made in our lives and the lives of others in the same situation.” 

—Molly's dad

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) 617-4042.  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 our Friends of Karen Staff.

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

The following items are always welcomed:

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)


  • AA and AAA

Gift Wrap

  • Holiday gift wrap, bows, tape and candy
  • Birthday gift wrap for children


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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