Be a superhero to children like Benjamin. Run or walk 2.021 miles to 20.21 miles to help brave children like Benjamin endure their toughest days. Children like Benjamin and his family need you by their side. Your support to Friends of Karen TODAY means no family has to face their child’s illness alone. And, that makes you a superhero too.

Like his favorite superhero, Benjamin faces his battle with cancer through inner strength. When Benjamin was just 5 years old, he was diagnosed with ALL-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Benjamin's family was shocked by this devastating news. Life was turned upside down in an instant. Benjamin immediately began intensive chemotherapy treatment. Friends of Karen social worker Beth was there for Benjamin and his family every step of the way.

To help children like Benjamin, register now for just $20.21.

Ways to give

Friends of Karen is creating a pathway of loving messages from all of our supporters, friends and families. 
 

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

Leave your imprint to benefit future generations. Naming Friends of Karen in your estate plans will continue to impact the lives of critically ill children and their families well into the future.

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.