PanCAN PurpleStride is the #1 way PanCAN raises money to fight pancreatic cancer. Because of you, PanCAN can make progress toward its mission to take bold action to improve the lives of everyone impacted by pancreatic cancer.
Use the resources and tips on this page to boost your fundraising and reach (or exceed!) your goal. Every dollar you raise makes a difference.
If you're a PurpleStride Team Captain, make sure to check out the tools and resources we created to help you build and coach your team.
By registering, you'll create an account in the PanCAN PurpleStride Dashboard, our online fundraising hub (formerly My Strider Central). Use your PurpleStride Dashboard to take a few easy steps to kick off your fundraising efforts:
Your PurpleStride Dashboard (and the PurpleStride app) includes prewritten fundraising and thank-you messages you can personalize and send to your friends and family via email and social media. Reach out early and often using these tools!
There are lots of ways to raise funds for the fight against pancreatic cancer. Here are a few ideas other Striders used to reach their goals. The sky's the limit — you may get even more creative! Have fun and let us know what you did on social media using the hashtag #PanCANPurpleStride.
Are you an employer wanting to support PanCAN PurpleStride participants in your company?
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Striders who connect to Facebook Fundraiser through their PanCAN PurpleStride Dashboard raise an average of 5x more than those who don't! Log into your PurpleStride Dashboard and click Connect to Facebook Fundraiser. Once connected, invite friends, share updates, track progress and collect donations. Learn more here.
Download and post these graphics in your social media accounts to raise awareness about PurpleStride and show your friends how their donation makes a difference.
Use any (or all!) of these sample posts on your social media channels to let your friends know how their donation makes a big impact. Don't forget to add a link to your personal fundraising page, and a photo or one of the graphics above.
Participants who send fundraising emails raise twice as much as those who don't, and we made sending them easy with your PanCAN PurpleStride Dashboard or the PurpleStride app. Just log in, click Send Fundraising Messages to Friends & Family and use one of the email templates to ask for support. Make it personal by sharing why you're participating in PurpleStride.
Don't limit yourself to these messages — turn every email into an opportunity! Log in to your PanCAN PurpleStride Dashboard, click Send Fundraising Messages to Friends & Family, then the Email Signature tab for instructions on how to add our email badge to your personal and work email accounts. Your badge will update recipients about your fundraising progress and inspire them to donate.
To download the app, visit the Apple App Store or Google Play, search for “PurpleStride,” and download. Or just click the link below!
To login, click the app icon on your phone and enter the username and password you used to register for the event.
With the app, you can:
In addition, if you are a Team Captain, you can also:
...all from the palm of your hand!
For more details on how to use the app, visit the PanCAN PurpleStride Fundraising Toolkit or the PanCAN PurpleStride Team Captain Guide.