Julie's Combat Crew

Julie's Combat Crew


Raised: $2,166

Goal: $2,000

Welcome to our team fundraising page!

Welcome to Our PanCAN PurpleStride Team Fundraising Page!

We are joining PurpleStride in memory of our warrior, Julie, who bravely fought PanCan for 13 months. 

We’re taking steps to end pancreatic cancer on Saturday, April 27, 2024 in hopes that no family has to experience the same pain and heartbreak we did. Known as the "Silent Killer", often times pancreatic cancer isn't diagnosed until advanced stages. 

How you can help:

Donate! As participants we are raising money to fund vital research that can bring new treatment options to patients, free support through PanCAN Patient Services, and more. No donation is too small! 

We’d love for you to join our team! Want to walk with us? Click register at the top of this page and join our team to get started. 

Social Media! Like, comment, and share our fundraising page and story to social media platforms. Every click bumps our media allowing more people see it, helping to spread the word.

Thank you for your support!

Julie’s Story:

In mid 2022 Julie found a lump in her abdomen. Already being a 2x cancer survivor, she feared her lymphoma had returned. By the time her doctors had arrived at a diagnosis the lump had grown rapidly and become painful. The conclusion was stage 4 pancreatic cancer located in the tail of the pancreas and throughout the abdomen. Not operable, radiation was tried with no change to the tumors. She did countless rounds and types of chemo, to no avail. Nothing slowed it down and nothing was going to stop it. Her family spent every spare minute with her. They went on road trips, had game nights, family cookouts, events, concerts, movies, laughter, and so much love. But the clock doesn't stop ticking and time is something there is never enough of. Julie earned her wings in August 2023. 

~She lived, She loved, She laughed, and She left.~ -Unknown

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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.