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Former Valerie Fund patient Briana Brown and her parents. (Credit: The Valerie Fund)

Valerie Fund Walk Gives Patients, Survivors Chance To Give Back

The Valerie Fund, which helps children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders, is hoping to raise $1 million when it holds its annual walk and 5K run Saturday at Verona Park in Verona, New Jersey.

06/12/2015

Valerie Fund Run/Walk held at Verona Park on June 14, 2014 (Credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 880)

Valerie Fund Patients Learn More About Themselves Through Cancer Fight

The Valerie Fund, which helps children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders, is hoping to raise $1 million when it holds its annual walk and 5K run Saturday at Verona Park in Verona, New Jersey.

06/11/2015

Valerie Fund Run/Walk held at Verona Park on June 14, 2014 (Credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 880)

On 10th Anniversary, Valerie Fund Walk Having Birthday Theme

For thousands of these children and their families, it’s helped provide comfort and healing close to their New Jersey homes.

06/10/2015

Valerie Fund patient Tum Tum (Credit: The Valerie Fund)

Valerie Fund Uses Toys, Camp, More To Keep Sick Kids’ Spirits High

For the youngest, child life specialists try to offset the grind of cancer therapy.

06/09/2015

Jared Rascio and his mother, Susan. (Credit: The Valerie Fund)

Valerie Fund Makes Cancer Fight Less Scary For Young Patients

The Valerie Fund, which helps children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders, is hoping to raise $1 million when it holds its annual walk and 5K run Saturday at Verona Park in Vernoa, New Jersey.

06/08/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Make Final Push Before Election Day

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Rob Astorino are making their final push in the race for governor before Election Day.

11/03/2014

Wounded veterans wait for the start of the Tunnel to Towers Run on Sept. 28, 2014. (credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 880)

25,000 Participate In 13th Annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run

An estimated 25,000 people honored the memory Sunday of a New York City firefighter who gave his life on Sept. 11, 2001, by participating in the 13th annual Tunnel To Towers 5K Run and Walk through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

09/28/2014

The casket of NYPD Officer Michael Williams is carried into St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Lagrangeville, N.Y., on Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 880)

Funeral Held For NYPD Officer Michael Williams, Killed In Bronx Van Crash

Officer Michael Williams died after the marked NYPD van he was riding in with eight other police officers struck a barrier on Bruckner Boulevard near Bryant Avenue in Hunts Point.

09/25/2014

Valerie Fund Run/Walk held at Verona Park on June 14, 2014 (Credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 880)

Thousands Attend Annual Valerie Fund Run/Walk

The organization helps families concentrate on the health of their child, instead of a lot of the logistics involved.

06/14/2014

Gabby DeFilippo and her family (Credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 88o)

Valerie Fund Centers Help Cut Commutes For Kids Needing Cancer Treatment

Guiding your child through cancer treatments is never easy, but having to manage a long commute while doing so makes it even harder.

06/13/2014

FILE -- The 2011 Valerie Fund Walk (Credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

The Valerie Fund’s Camp Happy Times Helps Sick Kids Enjoy Summer

The Valerie Fund, which helps children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders, is hoping to raise $1 million when it holds its annual walk and 5K run Saturday at Verona Park.

06/12/2014

Captain Hope is The Valerie Fund's mascot. (Credit: The Valerie Fund)

Valerie Fund Kids Create Superhero Mascot, Hope To Give Back

The Valerie Fund, which helps children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders, is hoping to raise $1 million when it holds its annual walk and 5K run Saturday at Verona Park.

06/11/2014

Gabby DeFilippo and her family (Credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 88o)

The Valerie Fund Helps Parents, As Well As Cancer-Stricken Kids

A family’s life changes instantly when a 6-year-old is diagnosed with leukemia.

06/10/2014

Ali Hale (Credit: CBS 2)

3 Diagnosed With Cancer As Kids: The Valerie Fund Saved Us

More than 4,000 people are expected to participate int he event, Bunny Flanders, The Valerie Fund’s director of marketing and communications, said.

06/08/2014

Marcell Dockery being led by police on Monday, April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged In Coney Island Fire Ordered Held Without Bail

Marcell Dockery, 16, was arrested Monday after police said he confessed to setting a fire Sunday on the 13th floor of a residential high-rise on Surf Avenue.

04/08/2014

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