Valerie Fund names new board member

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Valerie Fund, a nonprofit that provides support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders, is proud to announce that Harriet Greenholtz will serve another term on the organization’s board of trustees. “Harriet is a passionate champion of the Valerie Fund mission since its origin and her […]

Valerie Fund 5K to be June 10 in Verona Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Planning is under way for the 2017 Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run. The event will take place Saturday, June 10, in Verona Park, a magnificent setting for a celebration of children in our community being treated for cancer and blood disorders. To learn more about the event and […]

Sweet Leo’s sees tangible results

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Leo Bernstein Jasper,12, of Maplewood is joined by Millburn resident and Valerie Fund Executive Director Barry Kirschner as Leo donated more than $300 worth of toys for children fighting cancer and blood disorders. The toys will be used at seven Valerie Fund holiday parties for children treated at their local centers this […]

Until there is a cure, there is Camp Happy Times

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Valerie Fund’s Camp Happy Times, a free one-week overnight camp for children who have or have had cancer is located at the 200-acre Tyler Hill Camp in Wayne County, Pa. The week is designed to encourage independence since, for many campers, ranging in age from 5 to 21, this is their […]