Chris's Gang

Chris's Gang


Raised: $250

Goal: $5,000

Welcome to our team fundraising page!

Our family was not looking to be involved in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. In 2008 pancreatic cancer found us when Chris- mom, sister, aunt, gamma, wife, daughter, and friend loved by so many- was diagnosed with this hideous disease, which is basically a death sentence.  Since our first PurpleStride at Grant Park that year, we have been involved as volunteers, runners, walkers, and fundraisers helping raise awareness and support.  Although we lost Chris in 2009, we do this not only to honor her memory, but also to fight for all those who are currently or will be fighting pancreatic cancer.  We want to make a difference. This cancer needs to be stopped-- there is no early diagnosis; no good treatment; and no cure.

Please join our team, come to the race, or make a donation. Anything you can do to raise awareness is appreciated.

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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.