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Our Mission Is...
to gift Vacations away from the grueling daily medical experience of cancer for Stage 4 Breast Cancer women & their families NOW, when they need it the most. Our Educational Assistance Fund provides a FUTURE for the children left behind when their mother succumbs to this devastating disease.
LESLIE'S WEEK Stage 4 Breast Cancer women spend the majority of their Stage 4 lives in cancer therapies, clinical trials, and hospitals. Their families are in Financial Toxicity from the demands of cancer treatments. "Normalcy" is no longer recognizable in their lives. LESLIE'S WEEK Vacations Away From Cancer help Stage 4 Breast Cancer women and their families leave their new reality for a week of Fun and Happiness so they may make Memories That Outlast Cancer. We are about Memories. Memories R 4ever!
LESLIE'S KIDS Educational Assistance Fund
Stage 4 Breast Cancer is terminal. That there is no Stage 5. What becomes of the children left behind when their mothers succumb to this dreaded disease? What happens to the husbands who are grieving and worrying about the FUTURE of his children? Many children whose families' have attended a LESLIE'S WEEK Vacation Away from Cancer are eligible for the LESLIE'S KIDS Educational Fund. We offer grants in the name of the mother to the institution of higher learning. Our Stage 4 Breast Cancer Women are never forgotten, nor are their children.
To gift vacations away from cancer to Stage 4 Breast Cancer Women and their families where they Make Memories that Outlast Cancer in a celebration of life. Our LESLIE'S KIDS Educational Assistance Fund ensures the future of their children. It is the Mother who gives life and it is her children who sustain it after she is gone.
We work with breast cancer centers that identify families for LESLIE’S WEEK. The family vacations in beautiful resorts. Our goal is for each family member to Make Memories That Outlast Cancer. We secure donated entertainment tickets to various venues and solicit transportation donations.
2017 "COMMUNITY BREAST CANCER NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR" - BREAST CANCER WELLNESS MAGAZINE
Creating Memories That Outlast Cancer
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- C.S. Lewis