Tag: #survivor

Meet Marci White, Project Purple’s PFA Coordinator

Meet Marci White, Project Purple’s Patient Financial Aid Coordinator! Marci joined Project Purple in October, 2017, bringing with her a deep and personal understanding of the difficulties of battling cancer. Marci’s own battle with a very aggressive form of cancer help her bring an incredible sense of compassion, and a wealth of knowledge, to her… Read more »

2017 Patient Financial Aid: Learn How we Helped

In 2017, Project Purple became the biggest provider of financial aid to pancreatic cancer patients in the United States. Thanks to all of our generous supporters, Project Purple provided $100,000 to people fighting pancreatic cancer.  Here is a look at how the 2017 Patient Financial Aid program helped those in need. 2017 Patient Financial Aid… Read more »

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: the Fight Goes On!

As pancreatic cancer awareness month, aka November, comes to a close, we at Project Purple thank everyone who has helped bring attention and awareness to this deadly disease. It has been an amazing month of seeing a sea of purple in the news, on social media, at races, at CrossFit and pretty much everywhere for the… Read more »

Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Rob Stuardi Runs Marathon

When Rob Stuardi was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he told his wife he would run a marathon if he survived his illness. This October, Rob kept his promise to himself when he ran the 2017 Chicago Marathon with Project Purple. Rob raised over $14,000 to help others affected by pancreatic cancer and learned about himself… Read more »

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month 2017

November is pancreatic cancer awareness month. Some people probably wonder, “Why do we need a pancreatic cancer awareness month?” Truthfully, I wish I had a dollar for every time someone told me, ‘I didn’t know anything about pancreatic cancer until my loved one was diagnosed with it’, because I could fund a whole lot of… Read more »