Sharlisa felt this

respite was a blessing! 

“We couldn’t ask for more,

we are beyond grateful.”

Sharlisa felt this respite was a blessing! 

“We couldn’t ask for more, we are beyond grateful.”

Our Cancer Journey

Sharlisa was 33 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with cancer and she was induced a few weeks later so she could begin treatment. She has three young children, lost her grandmother in the midst of treatment, and is married to a veteran who was injured in combat in Iraq. It’s been an isolating and uncertain time for Sharlisa, her husband and their daughters, as it often is for most families facing cancer. Sharlisa and her husband have been through so much and the chance to take a break together gave them hope!

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Our Break From Cancer

Sharlisa and James had more fun on their respite than they could have ever imagined! Please watch their video below to learn the lasting impact of their respite.

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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.

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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.