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We are grateful for a generous community that helps us give the most precious of gifts – transformative time to families in the midst of cancer crisis.

Each month, we provide travel respite to families at Woodloch Resort. This respites allow families to refresh, reconnect and make lasting memories. We also provide staycation respites to those facing advanced stage cancer.

FPS patients, caregivers and children have their own unique stories as to how cancer has impacted their lives. We invite you to learn more about how a break from cancer changes lives forever.

We are grateful for a generous community that helps us give the most precious of gifts – transformative time to families in the midst of cancer crisis.

FPS patients, caregivers and children have their own unique stories as to how cancer has impacted their lives. We invited you to learn more about how a break from cancer changes lives forever.

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Our Donors Make A Difference!

9,422

people served by FPS as of June 30, 2021.

100%

of nominating oncology professionals report improvement in their patient’s outlook on life after an FPS respite vacation!

13,000

touchpoints are made with our families annually, through social outings, support phone calls, and our newsletters.

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Meet Robert

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Robert’s family believes so much in the importance of respite that they raised funds for future FPS families! Seeing our families help each other is the best gift of all.

Meet Julie

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Julie’s battle with breast cancer began in January 2020, three months after the unexpected passing of her father. As you can imagine, this came as a devastating surprise. Then COVID-19 happened and the support the family was once offered was no longer available. They were isolated and uncertain. But a respite helped the family regain some normalcy.

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Meet Nahomi

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Nahomi was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in December 2020. She immediately went on very strong chemotherapy and for 5 months, her and her family’s lives were focused on one thing: survival.

Meet Emmanuel

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Emmanuel was working full time at USPS as a mail carrier when he received the shocking news  in January 2021 that he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He’s only 28 years old and the diagnosis turned his family’s life upside down.

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Meet Vicklan

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“Nominating my patients for a respite gives everyone something joyful in their lives to look forward to, a focus other than cancer, which has taken over their lives.  I think for parents with kids, they feel like it’s the only gift they can give their kids during this otherwise difficult time.” – Vicklan’s Social Worker

Give A Break From Cancer

Every donation helps. Give the gift of a a break from cancer by making a monthly or single donation to our program. Learn more about our donation options and other ways you can help.

OTher Ways You Can Help

Volunteer With Us

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Plan Or Join A Fundraiser Event

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Learn More About Our Mission

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