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Who We Are

The Paramus Children's Health Foundation is a group of individuals who saw the need to provide support for families in Paramus whose children are suffering from a critical illness or injury. 


Martin Diamond, President

Scott Lippert, Secretary

Christos Vardakis, Treasurer

Board Members

Frederick Rohdieck
Lisa Vartanian
Michele Robinson
Paveena Sloane
Taylor Lee
Richard Limbacher
Radhika Sahu
Rosa Rizzolo
Judy Migliaccio
Paul Meyer


What We Do

Established in 2014, this foundation was inspired by the people of Paramus, who rallied together to help the families of TJ Franson and Thomas Caruso, after they were diagnosed with a severe illness. 

The community’s financial and emotional support can continue with the next child and family in need. 

This is a charitable foundation, which is taxexempt under IRS code 501(c)(3).


Upcoming Events!

  • FUNDRAISER hosted by the 4th Grade Students of Ridge Ranch & Memorial Elementary Schools. #paramusstrong shirts, magnets, and lawn signs SALE. All proceeds to be donated to the PCHF. 
    To purchase any of the items from this fundraiser, please go to:
    Bagel Supreme
    425 N. Farview Avenue, Paramus


  • H MART of Paramus - Together we can do more!  For EVERY $1 you donate, H Mart will match it! Look for donation boxes at H Mart.


  • WESTFIELD GARDEN STATE PLAZA - “SHOP & DINE FOR A CAUSE” - On June 20th, Garden State Plaza’s retailers and restaurants will donate funds and a percentage of their sales to support the victims and families of the East Brook school bus accident.  ​​

Following the horrific school bus accident that claimed two lives and left dozens injured – some with critical and significant injuries – a number of the retailers and restaurants at Westfield Garden State Plaza will make monetary donations and/or contribute 10% of sales registered on June 20th to the Paramus Children’s Health Foundation, with 100% of raised funds to benefit the Paramus East Brook Middle School families.

Retailers donating 10% of sales on June 20th include:
–      16 Handles
–      Bags Plus
–      Bar Louie (20% of sales)
–      California Pizza Kitchen
–      BOSS
–      Longchamp
–      Marc Cain
–      Natura Brasil
–      Philosophy
–      Salvatore Ferragamo
–      Shake Shack
–      Tommy Bahama
–      Yogibo

Visitors to Garden State Plaza can show their support by shopping at the participating retailers and restaurants on June 20th and also by visiting the Westfield Concierge during the months of June and July to make a donation or purchase Paramus Children’s Health Foundation bracelets ($5), magnets ($10), or unique note card sets made by members of the community ($20).  In addition, all proceeds generated from Westfield Garden State Plaza’s summer program, Crayola Artists Passport Camp presented by Mad Science, will also be donated to the organization.

Crayola Artists Passport Camp Link: https://www.westfield.com/gardenstateplaza/events/all-events/mad-science-presents-crayola-artists-passport-camp/48572


  • On June 30th, CRUNCH - Paramus (600 Winters Ave) will be hosting Special Sweat for the Kids Classes!  All funds raised will be donated to the PCHF to support the victims and families of the East Brook school bus accident. Please reserve your spot in advance at the front desk (spots limited) - 201-634-0400.

- 8:30 - 9:30am - The Ride with Maria ($25 entry)

- 9:30 - 10:30am - The Ride with Scott ($25 entry)

-9:45 - 10:45am - ZUMBA with Jackie ($10 entry)




Contact Us

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Checks made payable to:

Paramus Children’s Health Foundation

Mail to: 

Marty Diamond
202 Paul Ct
Paramus, NJ 07652