Nov 10 2021

Celebrate the holiday spirit by giving to a child

NORTH SALEM, NY, November 10, 2021 -- Help Friends of Karen deliver gifts and smiles for the holidays! Nearly 900 Holiday Wish Lists need to be filled this year. Join us in helping fulfill a child's wish list or fill the lists for several children. You will be the reason our children smile this holiday season.
 
Each child sends us a wish list, and we match them with a kind-hearted person who purchases...

Jul 30 2021

Friends of Karen Gets Ready for Back to School 2021

It has undoubtedly been a year like no other for all of us, but for the critically ill children and their families served by Friends of Karen, life remains complicated. As the rest of the world prepares to return to something a bit more normal, our families are still experiencing severe financial hardships added to the overwhelming stress of their child’s illness.
 
Friends of Karen’s 2021 Back to School program ...

Apr 19 2021

Non-Profit Supporting Critically-Ill Children Names Leslie Bellissimo New Regional Director

NORTH SALEM, NY, April 19, 2021 -- Friends of Karen, an organization that provides support for critically-ill children and their families, has appointed Leslie A. Bellissimo as New York Metro-Area Regional Director.

With a 30-year background in fundraising, marketing and sales, Leslie comes to Friends of Karen from the American Heart Association in Plainview, NY, where since April 2016, her positions have included...

Nov 16 2020

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 16, 2020 -- Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, has launched a new Holiday Adopt-A-Family program for 2020. The goal is to bring smiles to each Friends of Karen child and their siblings this holiday season. This year, because of...

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
NORTH SALEM, NY, November 1, 2019 -- Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, has launched their annual Holiday Adopt-A-Family program for 2019. The goal is to bring smiles to each Friends of Karen child and their siblings this holiday season.
 
As in years past,...

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....