Recipients

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Nominate someone for an award. Make us aware of a person fighting cancer if you would like to have our service made available to them.  Our awards include things such as house cleaning, home renovation, or gifts for children.  If you would like to nominate someone to receive an award please fill out the Nomination Form. […]

Volunteer

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We are always looking for kind, compassionate individuals to do volunteer work for families who have a member suffering from cancer. The Breathing Room Foundation relies entirely on the work of our volunteers. As our foundation grows so does our need for volunteers. Here are a few of the ways that you can make a […]

Donate

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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 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 of […]

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:
breathingroom@comcast.net