November 3, 2023 - 6:30pm

Sheila Petersen set out in 1978 to help one critically ill child, Karen MacInnes, yet her inspired mission has endured these 45 years as Friends of Karen.

We invite you to join us in celebrating a legacy of life-changing work that today has impacted the lives of over 18,000 ill children, siblings and their families.

Join us on Friday, November 3, 2023, at our 45th Anniversary Gala, as Friends of Karen looks to the future and honors the kindness and generosity of the dedicated supporters who make our work possible, and the strength and resilience of the brave children and families we are privileged to serve. 

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