Elena Muniz

Elena Muniz

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Raised: $1,005

Goal: $1,000

Team Forever In Our Hearts

My mom was a beautiful soul that truly judged no one and loved unconditionally. She had such a deep love of owls and making macrame wall hangings. My mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in April of 2019. She was able to have the Whipple procedure and undergo chemo however she would have a second battle to fight, as soon after she was diagnosed with colon cancer (a second primary cancer). My mom fought so incredibly hard and in April of 2020 after fighting arduously for 375 days she lost her battle with pancreatic cancer. 

My college sponsor, Mr. Posey was an amazing man and philanthropist. After a 3 year battle, he too lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. It is because of him that I had the opportunity to have a full ride to an elite private college. It is because of him that I am able to have a career doing something that I love. 

Two of the most significant people in my life both courageously lost their battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 73. It is my intention to continue their fight where they left off. My goal is to give support and a voice to those that are fighting through this disease. 

PanCan does a great job advocating for and supporting patients and their families.

I am asking you to educate others of this cancer:

2021-22 Team Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxqRXX5d_GA

2020-21 Team Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ycf6U2UwGgs&feature=youtu.b


We’re going to help make progress, with your support.

Help me rewrite the future of this disease by participating with me, making a donation today and/or supporting my team in any way you can. 

Every dollar you give means more patients can benefit from PanCAN’s free, one-on-one support, personalized information, service and resources that can make a real difference in their lives. 

Patients and families need us now more than ever.

Thank you for your support.

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About PanCAN PurpleStride

Local action. Nationwide impact. This is PanCAN PurpleStride, the ultimate walk to end pancreatic cancer.

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, at nearly 60 events across the country, pancreatic cancer survivors, families, caregivers, researchers and supporters will join together and walk to honor everyone affected by the disease.

PurpleStride is PanCAN's signature community celebration, raising money to fight pancreatic cancer on all fronts — through research, clinical initiatives, patient services, advocacy and nationwide volunteer support. Learn more.