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Friends of Karen received this letter from the mother of a boy battling a brain tumor.
Friends of Karen, a registered 501(c)(3) charity, provides vital, practical and comprehensive support at no cost to families caring for a child with a life-threatening illness in the New York Metro area.
“The most important thing that Friends of Karen provided for us was the warmest holiday of memories that our family experienced. They sent us gifts from our children’s wish lists, allowing me to stay home with the family,
baking cookies and enjoying more precious time together.”
Their “Adopt-A-Family” Holiday Gifts for Kids program makes sure that each of their sick children – as well as his or her siblings – receive items from their holiday wish
lists to make sure they have something to smile about.
"We love to put smiles on children’s faces, and our children often have little reason to smile,” says Judy Factor, Friends of Karen's Executive Director. “Imagine being the reason for a child’s happiness. What better way to celebrate the holiday spirit than by giving to a child?”
You can help create those smiles. Please contact Denise Tredwell for details as soon as you can at 914-617-4052 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you don’t have time to shop, you can make a donation
on their secure Adopt-A-Family Holiday Gifts for Children donation page, and they'll do the shopping for you!
Thank you for your compassionate caring from all the Friends of Karen children!