Recipients

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Do you know someone battling cancer who could use a bit of breathing room? Nominate them to become a recipient of  a Breathing Room Foundation award.   Simply put, an award is the way we give assistance to families while recognizing they are doing their best despite extreme circumstances. Awards look different for different families […]

Volunteer

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It is only through the work of kind, compassionate volunteers that the Breathing Room Foundation is able to assist and impact so many families battling cancer. To help us reach more families, we are always in need of more volunteers.   We need volunteers for little tasks like making deliveries and for larger projects such […]

Donate

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Who are you giving to? The Breathing Room’s mission is to provide care and support to families affected by cancer. We recognize that a cancer diagnosis affects every aspect of a family’s life; emotional, physical, spiritual and financial. We strive to provide a family with whatever it is that will allow them a bit of […]

Young Friends of The Breathing Room

The Young Friends of the Breathing Room was established to get young professionals involved with the work of the Breathing Room Foundation through volunteer opportunities, fundraisers, and social events. Get involved with the Young Friends by following the link below to go directly to the Facebook page of the Young Friends!
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About

  • Mission

    Our mission is to provide care and support to local families affected by cancer. We recognize that a cancer diagnosis affects every aspect of a family’s life; emotional, physical, spiritual and financial. We strive to provide a family with whatever it is that will allow them a bit of “breathing room” from their daily struggle […]

  • Founders

    “As my wife waged her six year battle with cancer, I witnessed first hand the destruction of this disease. During that same time, I witnessed first hand the comfort of care. With each diagnosis, as cancer attacked her breast, lymph nodes, lungs, spine, and brain there were the gifts. Diane, our children and I were […]

  • Director

    Mary Ellen Fitzgerald, Director of The Breathing Room Foundation has been committed to the mission of the foundation since 1997, the year that the organization was created. Just three months before her sister Diane Fitzgerald lost her battle against breast cancer, she and her husband Bernie asked some of their closest friends and family members to […]

  • Give

    Three great ways to Give   Become a Sponsor In order to continue to be such a vital resource to those families in our community who suffer with cancer, we need your support. Please consider becoming a Breathing Room Foundation sponsor. You will be recognized within the community as making a difference in the lives […]

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
The Breathing Room Foundation
P.O. Box 287
Jenkintown, Pa 19046
Office Address:
600 West Avenue
Jenkintown, Pa 19046
Phone: 215-277-1006
Fax: 888-852-6190
Email:
support@breathingroomfoundation.org