Jan 30 2017

Friends of Karen Names New Board Members

Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, has added two new members to its Board of Directors, New York City residents, Laura Salerno and Sara Colodner.
With nearly a decade of public relations experience, Laura Salerno is a communications and media relations strategist.  Prior to launching her own consulting practice in...

Dec 1 2016

Children’s Non-Profit to Deliver Gifts and Smiles for the Holidays with YOUR Help!

Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, plans, once again this year, to make sure each Friends of Karen child and their siblings have something to smile about through their Holiday Adopt-A-Family program.

“Thank you never feels like enough! With everything going on, buying gifts was really the last thing on my mind so when your box came in the mail it meant so much. To see the looks on my...

Oct 18 2016

Special Event to Benefit Adina's Angels Fund at Friends of Karen

All are invited to the...

Oct 5 2016

Italian Dinner Party for Friends of Karen at Mamma Rosa

On Monday, October 17, 6:30-9:00 pm, Mamma Rosa Ristorante in Somers will host their 4th Annual Italian Dinner Party to benefit Friends of Karen. This event is held...

Sep 30 2016

What a Weekend for a Bike Ride for Charity!

Friends of Karen, headquartered in North Salem, held its 12th annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour this past weekend over the picturesque roads of northern Connecticut. Each rider was assigned a Friends of Karen child who is battling cancer or another life-threatening illness and whose family is being helped by the organization to provide...

Sep 12 2016

CNN’s Randi Kaye to Host “An Evening at Tribeca Rooftop”

An  evening of fabulous food, drink and music along with exciting live and silent auctions and not-to-be-missed views of the world-famous Manhattan skyline await all who attend Friend of Karen's annual "An Evening at Tribeca Rooftop" on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 pm in NYC. This special event will take place at the stunning Tribeca Rooftop at 2 Desbrosses Street and will be hosted by CNN...

Aug 22 2016

Scarsdale’s Camp Hillard Raises Money for Children with Cancer

Campers from Scarsdale’s Camp Hillard recently created beautiful birthday cards while raising money for Friends of Karen (www.FriendsofKaren.org), a local organization that, since 1978, has been...

Jul 26 2016

Friends of Karen Gets Ready for Back to School

It  may be your summer holiday, but at Friends of Karen, a non-profit that helps children battling cancer and their families, it’s Back to School time! Boxes filled with new backpacks, notebooks, markers, pencils, erasers, gift cards, etc. are being packed up and sent out to more than 850 Friends of Karen children so they can begin the new year happily and successfully.

Jul 5 2016

Charity Navigator Awards Friends of Karen 4-Star Rating

Friends of Karen Receives Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for 8th Consecutive Year

Friends of Karen, a non-profit with headquarters in North Salem, which supports children with life-threatening illnesses and their families...

Jun 6 2016

Children’s Non-Profit Honors Montefiore Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist and Armonk Couple

Friends of Karen, which supports critically-ill children and their families, held its annual Summer Soirée gala benefit recently at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY.  Dr. Adam Levy, Co-Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore was honored with the organization’s Humanitarian Award in appreciation of his outstanding care of Friends of Karen children, and Armonk couple, Lydia and Neil...