Hockey game supporting Valerie Fund rescheduled to Aug. 21

Hockey game supporting Valerie Fund rescheduled to Aug. 21

NEWARK, NJ — Morristown-Beard student Andrew Low, founder of Kids Ice Cancer, and his teammates were looking forward to the culmination of their spectacular fundraising efforts on behalf of critically ill children being treated at The Valerie Fund, based in Maplewood. The young philanthropists and athletes were closing in on reaching their goal of $125,000 […]

Camp Happy Times to operate remotely this summer

Camp Happy Times to operate remotely this summer

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This summer, Camp Happy Times, like the majority of camps around the country, will become a place that engages kids cerebrally and looks to online opportunities for growth and friendship building. The decision to move to a completely online camping experience was shaped by the new operating parameters of state and local […]

Valerie Fund reschedules annual walk to October

Valerie Fund reschedules annual walk to October

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Planning is under way for the 2020 Valerie Fund Walk and JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K Run. The event will now take place Saturday, Oct. 3, in Verona Park. Valerie Fund supports children in the community being treated for cancer and blood disorders. To learn more about the event and to register for […]

All-star hockey game to benefit The Valerie Fund

All-star hockey game to benefit The Valerie Fund

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Kids Ice Cancer and The Valerie Fund are teaming up to score a goal against pediatric cancer in New Jersey. When sophomore and hockey player Andrew Low lost three family members to cancer in 2016 he decided that he needed to play his position on the team fighting back against cancer. Low […]

SHP’s annual Buzz-Off supports cancer research

SHP’s annual Buzz-Off supports cancer research

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At a Feb. 19 lunchtime gathering in Bayley Seton Auditorium at Seton Hall Prep, dozens of students and several teachers offered up their locks to the shears of a dozen guest barbers to raise money for cancer research. Spurred on by Service Learning Director Vinnie McMahon, the eighth annual Buzz-Off, in […]

$128K raised for children battling cancer and blood disorders

$128K raised for children battling cancer and blood disorders

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Valerie Fund Center at Monmouth Medical Center’s Unterberg Children’s Hospital felt the love and support of the community on Oct. 13 as World Subaru presented The Valerie Fund 5K Run and Walk at Long Branch’s Great Lawn. Hundreds of people joined together to help support the children of The Valerie Fund, […]

$5 million raised to support pediatric cancer and blood disorders

$5 million raised to support pediatric cancer and blood disorders

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Valerie Fund successfully completed its first-ever capital campaign, the Green Light Initiative, by raising more than $5 million for pediatric cancer and blood disorders. The funds raised by the Green Light Initiative will play an integral role in expanding services throughout the area for children fighting cancer and blood disorders. Investments […]

World Subaru, Valerie Fund team up to fight childhood cancer

World Subaru, Valerie Fund team up to fight childhood cancer

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — World Subaru is partnering with The Valerie Fund, a Maplewood-based nonprofit for its 5K run and walk on Sunday, Oct. 13, in Long Branch. Last year, thousands of supporters and patients participated in the 5K run and walk with more than $125,000 raised to help children battling cancer and blood disorders. “We […]

Valerie Fund to present Grace’s House to benefit area children

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In May, 9-year-old Grace received a devastating diagnosis: She had a germ cell brain tumor. Grace’s treatment brought her to The Valerie Fund Children’s Center at Newark Beth Israel and, after rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, she is recovering well. Her grateful family sought ways to give back to the organization that […]

Valerie Fund to hold annual Thanksgiving Ball Gala

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Valerie Fund, a Maplewood-based nonprofit that supports children with cancer and blood disorders, will hold its 27th annual Thanksgiving Ball Gala on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at The Grove, 691 Pompton Ave. in Cedar Grove. Longtime supporters Joe Sheridan, William Sumas and Tara Favors will be honored. For […]

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