Team Laura

Team Laura


Raised: $422

Goal: $6,100

Welcome to our team fundraising page!

Team Laura 2022 Fight Against

Pancreatic Cancer Has began

My wife of 36 years and best friend of 44 years lose her battle with a scary and complex disease "pancreatic cancer", after almost 3 years of fighting to the end, with a strong desire to heightened awareness and improve the survival rate for all afflicted with this deadly disease.

I'm often asked if there's anything someone can do, "WELL, THERE IS", First Please understand my mind, heart, body, soul and sprit is in a state of shock and in pain, we can't save Laura but maybe we can save you or someone you Love.

Please join me and Team Laura In our life long Crusade against what has became one of the most devastating cancers of our time.

Let Me State Once Again - It's estimated in 2022 over 55,440 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the U.S., and over 44,330 will die from pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States surpassing breast cancer. It is expected to become the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related death in the US by the year 2020, surpassing colorectal cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one of the few cancers for which survival has not improved substantially over nearly 40 years. Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers. 74% of all patients die within the first year of diagnosis. The 5-year relative survival rate for people diagnosed at all stages of this disease is 8%. However, the 5-year survival rate for people diagnosed at an earlier stage with local disease is 32%. Pancreatic cancer is a leading cause of cancer death largely because there are no detection tools to diagnose the disease in its early stages when surgical removal of the tumor is still possible.

Donate And "Please Specify" Team Laura PurpleStride Michigan or Jacksonville For The April 2022 Campaign.

Or Any Other Organization Out To Find A Cure To Pancreatic Cancer

Get involved wherever you are help us heightened awareness and improve the survival rate.

What's Most Important To Me Is That

I'd Love To Prevent Just One Person, One Family From Feeling The Pain I've Been Feeling Everyday Since Laura Lost Her Battle Against This Deadly Disease.

Let's Fight Pancreatic Cancer Together Through Knowledge And Awareness

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all major cancers, at just 10%. This deadly disease has stolen our best and our brightest, but it can't take away our determination.

We've stepped up to Wage Hope at PurpleStride, the walk to end pancreatic cancer. Will you help me rewrite the future of this disease by making a donation today?

Every dollar that you give ensures that the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network can continue working to improve outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. By donating today, you are supporting vital efforts to double pancreatic cancer survival by 2022.

Purple ribbons aren't enough. Please join me in the fight today. 

Pancreatic cancer does not stop or slow down, and neither do we!

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

Our team is participating in PanCAN’s PurpleStride, a year-round national movement that funds lifechanging programs and services for pancreatic cancer patients and their families.

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. 

Please join our team as a participant, or make a gift of any size to get us one step closer to our fundraising goal and improving more patients’ lives. You can donate to a team member or make a general donation to the team.

Patients and families need us now more than ever.

Thank you for your support.

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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.