What a Weekend for a Bike Ride for Charity!
October 4, 2016

Friends of Karen, headquartered in North Salem, held its 12th annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour ...

CNN’s Randi Kaye to Host “An Evening at Tribeca Rooftop”
October 4, 2016

An  evening of fabulous food, drink and music along with exciting live and silent auctions and not-to-be-missed views of the world-famous Manhattan skyline await all who attend Friend of...

At the blink of an eye
September 30, 2016
Rosa was a single mother, raising three young children alone in New York, barely getting by. And then things changed in the blink of an eye. Thirteen year old Nicholas had a swollen cheek. Mom...
Two Hearts
September 20, 2016

“My mom is my best friend,” says 12 year old, Esmeralda. And this mother and daughter have had to go through more than most. 

Just over a year ago, in July 2015...
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2016
August 31, 2016

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Friends of Karen joins in this mission to raise awareness of childhood...

Meet Anay and Yovani
August 19, 2016
Welcome back to Friends of Karen’s Sibling(s) of the month! 
This month
Friends of Karen Gets Ready for Back to School
August 10, 2016
It  may be your summer holiday, but at Friends of Karen, a non-profit that helps children battling cancer and their families, it’s Back to School time! Boxes filled with new backpacks, notebooks...
Children’s Non-Profit Honors Montefiore Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist and Armonk Couple
August 10, 2016
Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, held its annual Summer Soirée gala benefit recently at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY.  Dr....
Mamma Rosa Italian Dinner Fundraiser
July 14, 2016


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Athena's Story
June 22, 2016

You plan a life for yourself and for your family. Some of us save for weddings, new homes; some of us even open a college fund for our children. The question I have for you is, how much do you...

Sara's Story
June 20, 2016

August 17th of 2014 changed my life forever. Before then I was a normal 17-year-old young adult looking forward to entering senior year and leaving it behind with a bang. Boy, will I sure leave it...

Brady's Bunch
June 20, 2016

A little over a year ago, life was fairly normal. My husband Bryant and I worked hard and did our best to manage a household with three busy boys.

Then our lives changed drastically at a...

My life changing moment
June 20, 2016

As we celebrate completion of our last cycle of high-dose chemotherapy, I would like to pause and say thank you for the support we have received from Friends of Karen. As I look back on the last...

Back to School Program - Helping Begin the New School Year
June 17, 2016
Watch the video above to find out more about our Back to School Program.
Quote - Dr. Lipton
June 15, 2016
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June 15, 2016