Mother’s Day Tribute: The Moms of Pancreatic Cancer

There are few relationships more sacred than the one between a mother and her child. As Mother’s Day approaches, many people are getting ready to celebrate with their mothers. There are brunches, flower bouquets, boxes of candy and greeting cards all designed with Mom in mind. But for people whose mothers have passed away, Mother’s… Read more »

Be a Pioneer and Help Pancreatic Cancer Patients Today!

A Pioneer is a trailblazer, one who chooses his or her own path. With Project Purple’s Pioneer Program, we support those who want to create their own path while  helping others. We need you to be a pioneer in the fight against pancreatic cancer!  Be a Pioneer for Patients  Project Purple has a lot of… Read more »

Sami Mansfield: Saving the World One Cancer Patient at a Time

When Sami Mansfield embarked upon her career as a Personal Trainer 14 years ago, she never imagined she would find her ultimate passion in working exclusively with cancer patients. Today, working with this population is her professional focus, as she leads programs exclusively for cancer fighters and survivors in the Kansas City area. While the program’s… Read more »

Christina Wood: Marathon Mom runs for her Dad

“I first learned about Project Purple when I ran the Chicago Marathon,” Christina Wood recalls. “I was running with a pace group and there was a young man who had a purple jersey on. I’m not sure why, but I asked him what his jersey was for and he said his father passed away from… Read more »

The Treadmill: A Runner’s Secret Weapon to Success

Going for a run. The words conjure up an image of one of life’s simple pleasures. You simply put your shoes on, open your front door, and take off, letting the wind blow through your hair. Except, sometimes it isn’t that simple and sometimes you may need to take your run indoors. This is where… Read more »