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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
“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 »
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 »