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Erin Schamber's Fundraiser:

Project Purple Dallas Full & 1/2 Marathon Team

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BENEFITING: PROJECT PURPLE

ORGANIZER: PROJECT PURPLE

EVENT: 2015 Dallas Marathon

EVENT DATE: Dec 13, 2015

Erin Schamber

THE STORY:

I had never heard of the disease until February 16 of this year when my Grandma was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. There are no early detection tools to diagnose the disease in its early stages when surgically removing tumors is still possible. Because of this, she endured rounds of chemotherapy and suffered greatly, but never once lost her patience or grace, or even complained. She fought harder than most people could tolerate, and fought with such a positive attitude when we knew she was in such pain. She was the most giving, kind-hearted, optimistic person I have ever spent time with - and she continued to be even while fighting so hard. She lost her battle to the disease on June 23 of this year, only a little over 4 months after her diagnosis. Pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading causes of cancer-related deaths, yet only 2% of funds from the National Cancer Insitute was gifted to Pancratic cancer research in 2012. Throughout the training for my first full marathon at The Dallas Marathon on December 13, I want to raise awareness to those who were like me and had never heard of this deadly disease. I will be running the 26.2 miles in honor of my Grandma in order to raise funds through Project Purple to give scholarships to children of pancreatic patients, patients who struggle with medical expenses during their fight against this disease, and toward research to help find a cure and an early detection tool. 

$1,705

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Davi Garza

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Kristi Case

    $25

  • Sami Holley

    $100

  • Shanna Wood

    $100

  • Jessi Meyers

    $75

  • Joe & Ella Gorman

    $100

  • Gerald & Karen Eiland

    $100

  • Liz

    $15

  • Sandy Eiland

    $100

  • Chad, Leah, Avery & Canon

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Mon and Dad

    $250

  • Marriam Park

    $100

  • Mobbs Families

    $500

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The Team: $5,948 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Erin Schamber

Amount Raised

$1,705

Fundraiser Title

Rona Holmes

Amount Raised

$1,320

 

132% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maria MacLellan

Amount Raised

$1,059

 

106% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kim Simpson

Amount Raised

$1,000

Fundraiser Title

Melissa Smith

Amount Raised

$864

 

123% Raised of $700 Goal

Fundraiser Title

PROJECT PURPLE

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of $6,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Melissa Smith

Amount Raised

$0

Fundraiser Title

Sandra Floyd

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Mobbs Families

Mobbs Families

DONATION: $500

3 years ago

Marriam Park

Marriam Park

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Mon and Dad

Mon and Dad

DONATION: $250

We are so proud of you and your dedication to this cause! We love you!! 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

3 years ago

Chad, Leah, Avery & Canon

Chad, Leah, Avery & Canon

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Sandy Eiland

Sandy Eiland

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Liz

Liz

DONATION: $15

3 years ago

Gerald & Karen Eiland

Gerald & Karen Eiland

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Joe & Ella Gorman

Joe & Ella Gorman

DONATION: $100

A great tribute to Grandma Claudia 3 years ago

Jessi Meyers

Jessi Meyers

DONATION: $75

3 years ago