Umbrella Program

  • In 2014, the Umbrella program helped an additional 38 children and their families.
  • The Jonathan T. Weiss Memorial Fund, named for an esteemed President of the Friends of Karen Board of Directors, supports the Umbrella program.

 

Umbrella Program

Umbrella Program
Umbrella Program

This initiative provides support for a family with a critically-ill child who lives outside of Friends of Karen's 22-county service area, but is being treated at a hospital within our serivce area and/or has lived in our service area for less than 12 months prior to the time of their child's diagnosis.   (See Guidelines For Family Assistance for details.)

Friends of Karen will assist families with illness-related expenses up to $500 one time.

 

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