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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 Jason

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After his diagnosis in 2015, Jason’s world turned upside down. His parents have stood by his side throughout this long journey, and a respite allowed Jason and his stepfather to experience new things and laugh together.

Meet Erik

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Erik and his family met his challenging diagnosis with grace and humor, but the lack of income and stress of treatments was weighing heavily on them. A respite helped them unify, experience new things and make memories that they will hold in their hearts forever.

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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 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 Kingsley

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“This respite will help me take my mind off of this tragic disease, depression and stress. It will also help me bond with my family, get fresh air and experience a new environment.”

Meet Brooke

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Brooke is a young mother who was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 29 weeks pregnant with twins. The diagnosis was traumatic for Brooke, her husband and their family. They were already busy raising their 2 year old, excited to expand their family, and were shocked by the news of cancer.

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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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