NJ Section of Hematology/Oncology Specialty Care Center
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA (at Voorhees) is our southernmost center and affords patients the option of being treated in New Jersey rather than driving into Philadelphia.
“My best memory from The Valerie Fund was receiving a phone call this past summer informing me that I won The Valerie Fund College Scholarship for the second year in a row. I am attending Rowan University as a Biology Major (Pre-Med) and I pitch for the Rowan baseball team. The Valerie Fund helped my family and I handle my diagnosis physically, mentally and emotionally. They treat the person not just the disease and I am extremely lucky to have been treated at one of these facilities.”
New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital
Columbia University Medical Center
161 Fort Washington Avenue, IP 7th Floor
New York, NY 10032
NEW YORK – PRESBYTERIAN MORGAN STANLEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL brought The Valerie Fund to the Big Apple in 2000. The first full time psychologist was hired for this center.
"Trying to describe the effect of The Valerie Fund in a few words or one sentence would be doing an injustice. Due to our son’s diagnosis, we dealt with many different departments and many different people within New York - Presbyterian, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and it was quickly apparent the “7th floor” of the Herbert Irving Child & Adolescent Oncology Center was different in a most special way. Having spent countless hours at the clinic and many a night at the hospital, I can assure you, your donation dollars have truly created an extraordinary place with an exceptionally talented staff that is making a difference for both the children and parents at a time it is needed most. Thank you for your generosity."
– Brady’s Dad Brian
The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER established the first full scale Palliative Care program in 2015 which provides an extra layer of support to enhance patients’ quality of life.
“If it wasn’t for the support and care from The Valerie Fund, I wouldn’t be here today. The knowledge, compassion and sense of community that The Valerie Fund gave my family, friends and I during my journey through cancer was heaven sent. Not once did I ever feel like just a number. They took the time to get to know me. They settled my fears and thoroughly answered any questions I had about my treatments. I am now 26 and recently started my career. It is now my turn to give back and help raise awareness of childhood cancer and the place that was my second home! Please join me in helping support the place that gave me my spark for life back!”
Morristown Medical Center, Goryeb Children’s Hospital
100 Madison Avenue,
Morristown, NJ 07960
MORRISTOWN MEDICAL CENTER hired The Valerie Fund’s first Educational Liaison in 2014 so patients returning to school following treatment have an easier transition.
“Katrina has fought quite a few battles in this long war, and has been and will always be the winning warrior in the end! Katrina has been an inspiration for many people. She cherishes her family and friends and looks at everything with a positive attitude. She loves life and has a big, warm heart!!!”
– Katrina’s Mom Evelyne
Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER treats more patients with sickle cell than any other hospital in New Jersey.
“The nice nurses check all my vital signs and then when I’m done I get a toy after my appointment. They help a lot of families so they need a lot support to do that so please support The Valerie Fund. I go to school. It’s my first year in Pre-K. I like to play with my brother and sisters.”
Overlook Medical Center
11 Overlook Rd.
Summit, NJ 07901
OVERLOOK MEDICAL CENTER is the site of the first Valerie Fund Children’s Center and when opened in 1977 was the first of its kind in New Jersey.
“Ethan never heard of "The C word". Cancer didn't mean anything to him. He is only 7. Now he knows what a medulloblastoma is. Ethan has proven stronger and more resilient than many grownups. He has endured things that many adults would have difficulty handling. Not once has he ever asked "why me", not once has he complained, and not once has he given up. In fact, I can't even remember him crying over this. He has given his parents strength, rather than the other way around. He is still very competitive. Proud when he wins and down on himself if he loses. Cancer is just something he will win. He needs to get back to training for American Ninja Warrior!”
– Ethan’s Mom Lisa
St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital
703 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
ST. JOSEPH’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, our newest center is located in Paterson, New Jersey and was welcomed into The Valerie Fund family on July 1st, 2016.
“The Valerie Fund social worker Cristina has been nothing but supportive through this whole time and we can always count on her when we need someone to talk to. People should support The Valerie Fund so we can raise more awareness and spread the word. Carmina enjoys going to school and playing with friends. She also enjoys learning new things, dancing and she loves to smile!”