Daniel Miller

Daniel Miller

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Raised: $4,100

Goal: $3,000

join me in celebrating Rita's life

I've been a proud member of PurpleStride KC's 'Team Momma Miller' since 2012; this is our 10th consecutive year of participation.  My daughter, Nicole Miller, formed Team Momma Miller to honor the life of her mother and my beloved wife, Rita, following her short but valiant fight against pancreatic cancer.  Rita was as tough as nails, how could a U.S. Army wife of 24 years not be, but she was no match for this dreadful disease, dying just three months after diagnosis.  Since her untimely death we've seen incredible progress in fighting this disease.  When Rita died the pancreatic cancer 5-year survival rate was less than 5%, today it's 10%; they said that couldn't be done. They also said the Recalcitrant Cancer Action Act stood zero (0%) percent chance of getting through Congress; today it's the law of the land.  Both of these accomplishments are due to PANCAN's efforts and those who stand with them.  Together we can develop the much needed early detection methods and extend a higher quality of life to those afflicted with pancreatic cancer.  We are winning, but the battle is far from over.  Please consider joining me and 'Team Momma Miller,' so that together we can one day eradicate the scourge of pancreatic cancer, a disease that claims the lives of over 58,000 Americans every 18 months!  Thank you in advance.

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Daniel's Achievements

  • Connected
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    Fundraise

  • Made a
    Personal
    Donation

  • Updated
    My Fundraising
    Page

  • Reached
    Fundraising
    Goal

  • I'm a
    PurpleStride
    Alum

  • I've Received
    5+ Donations
    Toward my Goal

  • $100

    Raised $100
    for 1:1 support for
    3 patients

  • $270

    Raised $270 for
    10 educational
    packets

  • $480

    Raised $480 to
    support 6 research
    grantees for a day

  • $1,000GRANDCLUB

    Raised $1K
    to be in the
    Grand Club

About PanCAN's PurpleStride

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s (PanCAN) PurpleStride is a year-round national movement that funds life-changing programs and services to accelerate progress for pancreatic cancer patients.

On one powerful day through nearly 60 PurpleStride events nationwide, pancreatic cancer survivors, families, caregivers, researchers and supporters will join together to honor everyone affected by the disease.

PurpleStride is the number-one way PanCAN raises money to fight pancreatic cancer on all fronts — through research, clinical initiatives, patient services, advocacy and nationwide volunteer support. Learn more.