Why is Vin Kampf Excited to Join Project Purple Team?

Project Purple is extremely pleased to bring CrossFit coach/athlete Vin Kampf  on board as our CrossFit Program Manager. For the past three years, Project Purple has partnered with CrossFit boxes as we work to rid the world of pancreatic cancer. Our relationship with CrossFit opens up a whole new and exciting way to involve more… Read more »

Dino Verrelli: I Miss & Love You Every Day, Dad

Dear Dad,   Losing you has been one of the hardest things in my life.  You were the person I looked up to so much.  Growing up I loved to watch you work at job sites or when you did things around the house.  At the same time I hated the fact that you were… Read more »

Father & Daughter Run to Honor Loved One Lost to Cancer

“Scott loved life. He loved being outside. Scott  loved to walk along Lake Michigan  and to see the beautiful sunsets,” Jay Chandonnet says, as he remembers his brother. “He enjoyed the quiet times. He loved to build. Scott built the house he and his family lived in. His kids, wife and family were everything to… Read more »

How To Cope with Cancer: Ray Barbera Chose Humor

When Raymond ‘Ray’ Barbera and his son, Michael, speak, their similarly joyful sense of humor immediately puts you at ease. The conversation comes easily and it feels like you have known them for years. It is easy to tell they enjoy laughing and making others laugh. They share an infectious sense of humor.  The two… Read more »

Devastating Injury Doesn’t Stop Tracey Mcgee From Helping Others

Tracey McGee suffered a serious injury in April, 2016. While many people would focus on their own suffering, Tracey is not one of them. Meeting a man with stage IV pancreatic cancer inspired her to look outside of herself once again. She has joined Project Purple for her ‘comeback’ race and she is raising money to… Read more »