Looking to run a fantastic fall marathon or ten mile race for a great cause? Join Project Purple at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on October 1, 2017. The Twin Cities Marathon has an outstanding reputation among seasoned marathon runners. Here are the top seven reasons why you should join Project Purple in Minneapolis-St…. Read more »
My Name is Tonia Smith. As a survivor, I feel compelled to take action that will make a difference in the lives of Pancreatic Cancer patients and their families. Project Purple is an organization which will allow me to combine my passion for running with my passion for Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy.
Project Purple wants to know ‘What’s Your Why?’ Why are you joining the fight against pancreatic cancer? Dino Verrelli discovered his why in 2008 when his dad, Giovanni Verrelli, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Before his father passed away in September, 2011, Dino promised him he would continue to fight until there was a cure… Read more »
Nutrition after Pancreatic Cancer Surgery More and more cancer patients are recognizing they are fighting a battle which much be fought on multiple fronts. For pancreatic cancer, in particular, it is important to recognize the importance diet and nutrition play in the fight against cancer. Pancreatic cancer patients often struggle with digestive problems due to… Read more »
Project Purple’s Patient Financial Aid (PFA) Program is one of the most important ways in which we help those who have pancreatic cancer. We have always been committed to helping people who have a current pancreatic cancer diagnosis. However, in recent months, we have seen an increasing number of patients in need of financial assistance…. Read more »
Heather and Mike Horner felt like their lives were falling perfectly into place. She married her best friend and the love of her life, Michael Horner. The couple had recently moved into their ‘dream home’. They had a beautiful baby girl, Mary Helen. Their love was deep and could withstand anything. While they knew life… Read more »