Quote - John's Mom
June 15, 2016
CNN Anchor to Emcee Friends of Karen Benefit
June 13, 2016

Friends of Karen...

Resources: Other Special Services and Information
December 1, 2015

Art Therapy
An article about how art therapy can help cancer patients.  There's also a section on the...

Resources: Wish Foundations
December 1, 2015

Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with a life-threatening medical condition. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has granted the wishes of...

Resources: Camps
December 1, 2015

Camp Good Days

Camp Good Days and Special Times, Inc. is dedicated to improving the...

Resources: Survivorship
December 1, 2015

Beyond the Cure

Its mission is to help childhood cancer survivors integrate the cancer experience into...

Resources: Children and Young Adults
December 1, 2015


CaringBridge provides free, personal websites available 24/7 that connect...

Resources: Clinical Trials
December 1, 2015

Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research

This site includes clinical trial...

Resources: Transplant/Donor Programs
December 1, 2015

Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network

This site provides resource information...

Resources: Transportation
December 1, 2015

Air Charity Network (formerly Angel Flight America)


Air Charity...

Resources: Health Insurance
December 1, 2015

Patient Advocate Foundation | www.patientadvocate.org
Co-Pay Relief Program |...

Holiday Adopt-A-Family
November 16, 2015

Help Friends of Karen deliver gifts and smiles for the holidays! Nearly 950 Holiday Wish Lists need to be filled this year. Join us in helping fulfill a child's wish list or fill...

More than $900K Raised at NYC Gala Event for Friends of Karen
November 13, 2015

“An Evening at Tribeca Rooftop,” Friends of Karen’s gala fall fundraiser, attracted a crowd of more than 350 guests for a night of spectacular dining, entertainment and views of Manhattan’s...

A SMART Bag for Siblings
November 13, 2015

We believe it's important to create programs that support all family members.  We developed the SMART Bag to assist families in finding ways to communicate about complicated topics. 


Friends of Karen to Deliver Gifts (and Smiles) to Children with Cancer
November 13, 2015

“Thank you for making our holiday season so magical this year. You have touched our lives in a way that I cannot fully express in words.”

Friends of Karen, a children’s charity, received...

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A Portrait of Strength, Hope, Courage and Love
June 25, 2015

Laura (pictured with her sister Jacqueline and Friends of Karen sibling support specialist Melissa Goldsmith) is featured in our new film,...