A Sibling Gives her Brother the Greatest Gift
August 27, 2020

Alexa, 11 years old, is the sister of Pedro, who was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2015 at age five and relapsed in 2019. Alexa was the donor for Pedro’s bone marrow transplant. A Friends of...

A Cancer Survivor Learns to Keep Climbing
August 27, 2020

Anastasia was 20 years old when she was diagnosed with cancer. She had surgery and numerous rounds of chemotherapy before she was considered cancer free and has had a very busy life since. Friends...

A Dad Reflects: Helping his Princess Through Leukemia
August 27, 2020

“This time has been one of the hardest things I’ve been through mentally and physically in my life. This experience has caused so much heartache and pain. Our world got turned upside down in a...

You are Peace
August 27, 2020
Lie down and get cozy and comfortable. Stretch out your arms and legs. Wiggle your fingers and toes. Close your eyes and gently place your hand on your belly. Notice your breathing. Is it fast...
Love Tree
August 27, 2020
Snuggle up and get cozy and comfortable. Stretch out your arms and legs. Wiggle your fingers and toes. Close your eyes and breathe in like you are smelling a beautiful bouquet of flowers and out...
Guided Meditation
August 27, 2020
Find a comfortable seat or lie down. Let your shoulders relax. Notice if your hands are in fists or toes curled- allow them to uncurl.  Wiggle your fingers and toes. Stretch your arms and legs....
Managing Worry and Anxiety for Kids
August 25, 2020

This video explains what it means to worry and provides several relaxation strategies for managing worried feelings

Meet Mighty Quinn
August 21, 2020
Quinn was just three months old when his mother Caravelle noticed something was wrong as he could not keep food down. Quinn’s mom went to the doctor frequently to find answers, but Quinn was...
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
August 17, 2020
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Despite medical breakthroughs in treatment, cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease in children. That’s why gold is the official
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5K Walk in the Park to Benefit the Adina's Angels Fund
July 28, 2020

Be an Angel and join us for a Walk in the Park to benefit The Adina's Angels Fund at Friends of Karen.

The Adina's Angels Fund at Friends of Karen is...
Stay Safe Outdoors, Have Fun!
July 20, 2020

As we manage through these difficult times, finding activities that are entertaining and maintain social distancing is important.  This month, we are encouraging our siblings and families to get...

Back to School 2021
June 29, 2020

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Children’s Non-Profit Receives Westchester County Support
June 26, 2020
Friends of Karen, which supports critically ill children and their families, has received a grant from Westchester County to help local families. The funds will be used to provide guidance from...