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This week, we are encouraging 

our community to Take a Break at Home!

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 invite you to learn more about how a break from cancer changes lives forever.

This week, 1 family is on a break from cancer!

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.

Our Donors Make A Difference!

554

people traveled with FPS in our most recent fiscal year.

100%

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

1,000

people are provided with emotional support and resources annually.

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Meet Cristin

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“My wish is that this respite will give my family and me a fresh start.” After a week of outdoor fun and a tremendous amount of laughter and joy, it’s safe to say the Chalfants are refreshed and rejuvenated for what’s to come next.

Meet Jonathan

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“This respite was so refreshing; it helped me change my mindset to be more positive compared to constantly being fixated on cancer. I cherish each moment spent with my family. We had the time of our lives.”

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Meet Sarah

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“This trip showed our family that pausing to find joy is possible and highly recommended. Joy is not as far away as cancer can make it seem. Joy is in our family, who we are, and in everyday life when we pay attention to it. My focus shifted from ‘when will things fall apart again’ to ‘at this moment, life is good.'”

Meet Alexis

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“This respite experience truly changed my whole outlook on life. We visited the most incredible local museums and restaurants, explored lighthouses, and learned so much about the city’s early history. I got to reconnect with my mom and explore our relationship on how my being sick has impacted her life, and how we would move forward once we returned home.”

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Meet Christina

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“My family and I had an absolute blast. This respite was exactly what we needed to take a break from the cancer chaos and remind ourselves of what our life was like before cancer and chemo. The laughter, joy, smiles and excitement mychildren had the week was completely priceless to me. I am so grateful that my family has had the change to reconnect and laugh. I live for their smiles and to hear their laughter, it was the best medicine I could’ve asked for.”

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

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