The Erika Roman Memorial Volunteer Group mission is to raise awareness amongst the children of our communities. To empower children who have suffered from child abuse of all sorts and/or the growing epidemic of Cancer, and to solicit funding to support those programs that enrich their lives.

As a foster child, Erika Roman understood that being a role model to children in foster care, and mentoring them, would be crucial for their emotional and educational development. Erika's dream was fulfilled, and through her legacy the Foundation will support those programs that provide a nurturing environment to children in foster care in order to inspire them to achieve their goals - "to live their own dream".

Vivian Rivera took on the role of Vice president and embraced our mission as if she had known Erika personally. Vivian had been diagnosed with cancer shortly after assuming this very time consuming and demanding role. As a team we raised funds to help with the medical economic struggle and have vowed to continue supporting those battling cancer.

Funding will be solicited by hosting events that may include concerts, award galas, and inspirational speeches given by guest speakers or Board Members. These funds will then be distributed to the charities which best embodies Erika Roman's passion for excellence in foster care services & Vivian Rivera’s passion & determination to help find a cure for Cancer.

We anticipate on evolving into a vital foundation garnering success as one of the lead foundations in raising awareness and funds, facilitating and conveying to children the quality of life they so richly deserve through mentoring programs.

If you would like to support our efforts you may do so by mail at:

The Erika Roman Memorial Foundation
P.O. Box 219
Yonkers, NY 10710

ERMF Donates $7,000 to the Children's Aid Society
ERMF Donates $7,000 to the American Red Cross
Erika Roman Memorial Foundation T-Shirt
Vivan Rivera CHOSEN CD
ERMF Donates $3,000 to the Justin Negron Family
ERMF Donates $4,000 to the Happiness is Camping Program
ERMF Donates $5,000 to the Children's Aid Society
ERMF Donates $2000 to
​Valentina Fundraiser
Erika Roman
Memorial Foundation​
ERMF Donates $2000 to
​Valentina Fundraiser
2015- ERMF Donates $5,000 to the Happiness is Camping Program
Happiness is Camping 2016
Th​ank You Letter
2016- ERMF Donates $5,000 to the Happiness is Camping Program
Erika on the radio in 2008