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Join Our Young Friends Society

The For Pete’s Sake Young Friends are groups of proactive individuals in their 20’s and 30’s who dedicate their time towards helping to raise funds and awareness of our mission of young adult cancer patients the opportunity to take a break from cancer. Young Friends serve as ambassadors of For Pete’s Sake by hosting fundraisers, attending community and professional development events and connecting with their local community.

Become a member of our Young Friends Society by signing up to make a $10.00 monthly contribution. In return, a member of the society will receive discounts to all Young Friend community and professional development events, all FPS signature events and receive monthly patient stories and updates.

Buttoned Up BBQ Committee – Each August, the Young Friends of FPS host a BBQ in Stone Harbor, NJ to raise funds to help families facing cancer. This annual event draws about 300 guests. The committee fundraises, promotes and oversees most aspects of the event from start to finish!

Philanthropy Committee – This committee will work with FPS to assist patients and their families. The committee will also help with specific patient focused events, such as lunch bunch and the traveler reception.

Networking/Professional Development Committee – This committee will assist in hosting professional development and or networking events in the fall and spring. In addition to these events, the committee will post and maintain a list of various networking and social events that encourage Young Friends of FPS to attend and advocate on our behalf.

Not able to join our society at this time? Then join our Young Friends Network to receive updates on all our upcoming activities and events, by emailing Ellen Vind at or by calling us at 267.708.0510.