Sibling Support Program
Angelina made a wand and her sister Sandra and brother Xavier made shields to illustrate how they would all fight Angelina’s cancer together.


This drawing by Harper helps process his grief for his deceased brother after reading the goodbye book.

Nicolette drew all of the different feelings she has in her head and heart. Nico’s mask displays two different feelings that he shows to others.


Ways to give

Bring critically ill children and their families the HOPE they deserve all year long. As a Guardian of Hope, you Donate Monthly. With your help, children will receive the emotional support they need

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Friends of Karen believes that families can maintain a sense of balance and stability even in the midst of the crisis of caring for a child with a life-threatening illness.