For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation gives patients a "break" from cancer

ByBeccah Hendrickson via Localish logo
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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The non-profit partners with Woodloch Resort in the Poconos for all-inclusive trips, where every detail is taken care of. Families simply have to show up and relax.

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA -- When Marci Schankweiler's husband Pete was diagnosed with cancer in 1999, their friends did a fundraiser to send the couple on a respite trip, giving them a "break" from cancer.

After Pete passed away, Marci realized how valuable and necessary that time was for both of them.

She then decided to start a non-profit called For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation to afford other families the same opportunity to "get away" from the disease.

The non-profit partners with Woodloch Resort in the Poconos for all-inclusive trips, where every detail is taken care of. Families simply have to show up and relax.