Jun 26 2020

Children’s Non-Profit Receives Westchester County Support

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 a skilled social worker for families with a child battling cancer or another life-threatening illness, as well as assistance paying for vital needs such as childcare, transportation to hospitals for the child’s treatment, and utilities so families...

Nov 1 2019

Friends of Karen delivers gifts and smiles for the holidays with your help


Annual Adopt-A-Family Program Fulfills Wish Lists of Critically-Ill Children and Their Siblings

 

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Jul 11 2019

FRIENDS OF KAREN LAUNCHES 2019 BACK TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN


Non-Profit Supporting Families With Critically-Ill Children Seeks Donations of School Supplies and Gift Cards

NORTH SALEM, NY, July 11, 2019 -- Friends of Karen, the non-profit organization which supports critically-ill children and their families in New York, New Jersey and...

Jun 26 2019

FRIENDS OF KAREN ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF NEW BOARD MEMBER


Non-Profit Supporting Critically-Ill Children Adds Community Leader in Marketing

NORTH SALEM, NY, JUNE 26, 2019 -- Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, has elected a new member to its Board of Directors, Westchester resident Richard Sgaglio. 

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Nov 7 2018

FRIENDS OF KAREN DELIVERS GIFTS AND SMILES FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH YOUR HELP


Annual Adopt-A-Family Program Fulfills Wish Lists of Critically-Ill Children and Their Siblings

NORTH SALEM, NY, November 7, 2018 -- Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, has launched their annual Holiday Adopt-A-Family program for 2018 to ensure each Friends of...

Oct 23 2018

FRIENDS OF KAREN ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS


Non-Profit Supporting Critically-Ill Children Adds Community Leaders in Business Development, Finance and Banking

NORTH SALEM, NY,  Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, has elected three new members to its Board of Directors, New York City resident Diane McGurrin, Westchester resident Suzanne Millette and New Jersey resident Daniel Goldstein....

Oct 19 2018

Friends of Karen To Celebrate 40 Years of Helping Families in the Community

NEW YORK – Friends of Karen, an organization that supports critically-ill children and their families, will host a 40th anniversary gala to celebrate the families they have helped over the years, their supporters, donors, and staff on Friday, November 2nd at Chelsea...

Aug 14 2018

FRIENDS OF KAREN ANNOUNCE ELECTION OF THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS


Non-Profit Supporting Critically-Ill Children Adds Community Leaders in Real Estate, Finance and Electrical Contracting

NORTH SALEM, NY, August 14, 2018 -- Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, has elected three new members to its Board of Directors, Connecticut resident Louis Meltzer, Long Island resident Joana Bekerman and Westchester resident Tom Jocelyn.

With over a decade of real estate experience, Louis Meltzer is the principal of LEM Equities, LLC a real estate investment...

Jul 25 2018

FRIENDS OF KAREN LAUNCHES TRI-STATE 2018 BACK TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN


Non-Profit Supporting Families With Critically Ill Children Seeks Donations of School Supplies and Gift Cards
NORTH SALEM, NY, July 24, 2018 -- Friends of Karen, the non-profit children's charity which supports families in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who are struggling to stay afloat financially and emotionally while caring for their critically-ill child, has launched its 2018 Back to School Program beginning today. They are seeking help from the community, in the form of both school supplies and gift cards. 
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Aug 14 2017

New Board President

Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families in the NY Tri-State area, has elected a new President of their Board of Directors, longtime board member and North Salem resident, Paul Smadbeck. 

Paul joined the Friends of Karen Board in April 1996 and has been an active member ever since. Paul has worked in...