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Breathing Room Foundation accepts nominations from social workers and other healthcare professionals. The individual nominated becomes a recipient of the services and programs offered by the foundation as long as they are in active treatment for a cancer diagnosis and they live within our service area.

Established in February of 1997, the Breathing Room Foundation was founded to provide care and support to local families affected by cancer, allowing them a bit of “breathing room” from their daily struggle against cancer.

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.


Help Build Our Foundation

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 “breathing room” from their daily struggle against cancer. It is our hope that this will allow them to concentrate all of their efforts towards regaining their physical health.



2018 Valley Road Run – A Great Success!

The dreary weather left us for just one day, allowing BRF to hold our 15th Annual Valley Road Run.  With 345 participants, we were able to raise over $40,000, an increase of $18,000 from last year’s proceeds.  The success of this event is due to the efforts of our individual and team fundraisers, as well as the generosity of our sponsors.

Designer Bag Bingo

Gather your girlfriends, sisters, aunts, neighbors and co-workers for a night out with the ladies. Men are welcome too, of course!! We promise an exciting night of fun and fabulous prizes! Avoid the need to get there early for seating by purchasing 6 or more seats in advance. We will reserve a table for you.
Friday October 19, 2018. Doors open at 6:30, bingo begins at 7:30pm. Don’t miss out, reserve your seats today!
Advance ticket sales close at noon on 10/19. Ticket available at the door for $35.

20th Annual Golf Classic – Sure To Be Worth The Wait!

Looking forward to a crisp cool day of golf at the beautiful Philadelphia Cricket Club. The Breathing Room Foundation’s 20th Annual Golf Classic has been rescheduled to Monday November 12, 2018. Over 100 golfers will play the Militia Hill course, with a shotgun start at 11:30am followed by a two hour open bar and a delicious meal prepared by the PCC chefs.


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