Bill and his Wife
Are Both Fighting Cancer

“We all need to recharge
our batteries.”

Bill and his Wife are Both Fighting Cancer

“We all need to recharge our batteries.”

Our Cancer Journey

Imagine cancer hitting two members of the same household at the same time. For some families in our respite program, this is a reality of life.

Bill is 41 with testicular cancer, and his wife, Jenn, has breast cancer. The couple has been fighting to support one another through the cancer journey for a year – as Jenn was being treated for breast cancer, they were shocked to hear Bill’s own diagnosis.

Bill and Jenn are the parents of two young children, one with special needs. Bill’s oncology team at AHN Cancer Institute in Wexford, PA, knew the couple would benefit from an FPS Travel Respite and nominated the family to take a break from cancer.


On his nomination form, Bill and his family shared:

Our Break From Cancer

Bill and his family were gifted a Travel Respite in Maine and found the quality time they had been missing! Watch their testimony below.

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Our Stories

Our Travelers take a break from what life with cancer has become with doctor visits, surgery, tests and treatment. Through a unique gift of time together, they create priceless magical, memorable moments, experience immeasurable joy amidst devastating crisis, confront cancer hardships together and find emotional healing, hope and happiness during an uncertain and tumultuous time.


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.