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“Our mission is to provide, at no charge, a retreat for families who have a child with pediatric cancer. The purpose of the retreat is to provide a safe, relaxing atmosphere, in a country setting, that is peaceful for parents coping with a child’s life threatening illness; yet fun and entertaining for the children. Our goal is that Trent’s Retreat will be an oasis for these families that will allow them to relax and enjoy family time amid the stress of battling pediatric cancer.”

Trent’s Retreat is centrally located in the Heart of Texas between San Angelo and Abilene.  We are approximately a three hour drive from Lubbock, Midland-Odessa, San Antonio, Austin, and Ft. Worth-Dallas.  The Retreat itself is located along the banks of Elm Creek, one mile north of Ballinger on Farm to Market 2887.  The recently completed, fully furnished, 1,200 square foot cabin can sleep eight people. It features two bedrooms with 32″ televisions and DVD players, full bath with handicap accessible shower, living room with sleeper sofa, fully appointed kitchen with pots and pans, dishes, toaster, and coffee maker.  The vaulted ceiling living room features a 42″ television and DVD player as well as many board games, books, and DVD’s. A barbeque grill is conveniently located outside.

Trent’s Retreat is available at no charge to pediatric cancer patients and their immediate families as well as anyone diagnosed with desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT), a very rare form of cancer that Trent battled.

For information about booking a stay at Trent’s Retreat, please email: misty@trentsretreat.org or call (325) 365-2103 or (325) 718-9340