Charity
Mar 16, 2021

DARIUS RUCKER, DIERKS BENTLEY & JON PARDI ADDED TO FOR PETE’S SAKE CANCER RESPITE FOUNDATION VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation (FPS), a nonprofit that serves adult cancer patients and their families, announced today that country stars Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley and Jon Pardi will join the already amazing lineup of performances at the upcoming virtual experience on Thursday, March 25th.

The trio joins previously announced performances by Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez; Tony Award nominated actress Laura Osnes; Broadway Veteran Hugh Panaro; and PS22 Chorus of Staten Island. Open to the public, the event, emceed by Julie Chen Moonves will feature appearances by Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Fran Drescher, Maria Bello, and more. 

FPS enables cancer patients and their loved ones to strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships by creating unforgettable and lasting respite experiences. The event will pay tribute to the emotional and psychosocial impact cancer has on families and will tell stories of overcoming adversity. The evening will share stories of resilience, create moments of hope and support families facing cancer.

For over twenty years, For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation (FPS) has been dedicated to improving the lives of families battling cancer by providing respite vacations to adult cancer patients and their loved ones in safe and secure environments. For Pete’s Sake was established by Marci Bossow Schankweiler in 1999 in memory of her husband, Peter R. Bossow, Jr., whose heroic fifteen-month battle with cancer ended on September 1, 1999. Since its inception, FPS has served more than 9,000 patients and their families by providing travel and staycation respites, and emotional support during the cancer journey. For more information about FPS visit www.takeabreakfromcancer.org