For Pete’s sake cancer respite foundation core Values

We Lead With Heart and Passion…

We know our mission is critical for families and empathize with all who struggle with cancer. Sometimes we can’t help with respite, but we can help with compassion. We answer our phone knowing that the individual on the other end could be in crisis. We know that cancer doesn’t know the time, so we don’t rush time when talking with any of our stakeholders. We engage in passionate dialogue while being respectful and present to one another. 

Our mission is about people, so people are at our forefront, always practicing the golden rule. We fill our hearts with gratitude and do not take anyone or anything for granted. We recognize that giving of ourselves is the best gift we can share!

We Execute with Excellence…

We deliver our best work the first time around and take pride in doing our work on time, on budget, and within our strategic framework. We ensure the highest level of service so that anyone who touches our organization understands our pursuit of excellence and the positive and successful outcomes we expect from our actions. We know that we will encounter bumps in the road, so we meet these challenges head-on and are committed to constant improvement with continuous growth and learning. We welcome constructive feedback and are committed to resolutions that promote continued excellence. We work hard, we work smart and we collectively appreciate our role in ensuring that the FPS name is synonymous with excellence. When we evaluate our work, we know that we have delivered the most highly valued experience for all our stakeholders. This is Excellence the FPS way!

We Work Together…

We are one team as colleagues, volunteers, donors and stakeholders. We create together, we succeed together and we fail together. In doing so, we hold ourselves to the highest personal accountability for our own work product and understand our role in the team’s success and failure.

FPS exists because of generous, kind people. We take this generosity and kindness to heart and appreciate the trust others have in our organization. We are transparent and authentic in our actions and our words with all stakeholders. Conflict and challenges will arise, so we talk about them with passion and respect. We do not make excuses and we take responsibility for our own faults. We don’t wait for problems to arise, but we are preemptory in expecting them and plan accordingly. Problems are challenges looking for resolution. We rely on trust in conversations and expect trust in return. We know that everyone has a role in FPS and we support each role accordingly.

We Embrace Creativity…

We integrate fun, freedom, faith and fulfillment in everything we do. We imagine new possibilities with an entrepreneurial spirit.

We expect and embrace beneficial change and we fearlessly explore the road not taken. We know that we can’t remain stagnate, so we are always aspiring to be better and to do better. We think big and bold. We use our mind to continue to explore, question and critique so that we are always anticipating the next best idea. We have fun together, enjoy being silly and serious and always strive to be the best version of ourselves!