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Project Purple NYC 2017

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Christen Koribanics

THE STORY:

In March we ran the NYC Half, and now we're going for the full. 


On November 5th, I will run the New York City Marathon in honor of my grandfather, Dr. Bart Maggio. We lost him on January 16, 2016 to Pancreatic Cancer. This year Pancreatic Cancer surpassed Breast Cancer and became the third leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States, with a five-year survival rate at just 9%. 


Most of my family never realized just how sick my Pop Pop was because he remained strong and positive throughout his chemotherapy and radiation treatments.  Never once did I hear him complain, he didn't even talk about it. During family gatherings and holidays, my Pop Pop always took an interest in conversation and supported my endeavors, with an encouraging smile and gentle squeeze of the hand, regardless of his own discomfort and hardships. A particularly special moment in time for me was when he rearranged his treatments (unbeknownst to me at the time) to attend my graduation from the College of Charleston in May 2015, again with that smile on his face and twinkle in his eye, traveling to South Carolina to show his support.  


Now I’m supporting him. My grandfather was a surgeon who healed so many with helping hands and a happy heart.  I’m running in his honor to help raise awareness and funds for patients who are battling Pancreatic Cancer themselves, and for families and friends who have lost a loved one too soon. I am running with Project Purple to help find a cure and help provide funding for critical Pancreatic Cancer research. I will work hard, just like my Pop Pop did. 


http://www.projectpurple.org

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To This Fundraiser

$4,505

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

     

  • John Koribanics

     

  • Cowboy

    $100

  • Victoria Hoeh

    $100

  • Iacullo family

    $100

  • Heather Coster

    $25

  • Joel Silberman

    $100

  • Marc Leibman

    $50

  • Matt Marra

    $100

  • Bastarrika, Soto, Gonzalez & Somhano

     

  • Charles Alvarez

    $25

  • Don Venezia

    $100

  • John E

    $100

  • Beth

     

  • Andrew Samson

    $100

  • Koribanics & Koribanics

     

  • Lee Fountain

     

  • From loving nephews Peter and Steven Koribanics

    $100

  • Michael and Kristen Thanasides

     

  • Jane Ellen Doran

    $100

  • Ken Kayser

    $100

  • Robert Guido

    $100

  • Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Casrrasquillo

    $100

  • Geraldine E. O'Kane

     

  • DOROTHY MARMO - VIOLET ACALONE - ANONYMOUS

    $230

  • The Re Family

    $100

  • Carole and Chuck Alchermes

    $25

  • Claire Neglia and family

    $100

  • Carly Agresti

    $50

  • Ellen Jo Gold

     

  • Poveromo Family

    $200

  • Mia

    $300

  • MATCHING GIFT

    $100

  • Kenneth & Joanne Lucianin

    $100

  • Lisa Ann & Kenneth Lucianin

    $150

  • The Garrigan Family

    $100

  • Henry and Karina Walentowicz

     

  • George and Ginette Jalinos

    $150

  • Michael Sasso

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Kimberly Agresta

    $100

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $211,902 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Mariana Pantelidis

Amount Raised

$20,182

 

101% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Jamie Sheahan

Amount Raised

$18,171

 

91% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Diana Wenrich

Amount Raised

$10,989

 

110% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Carly D'Arpino

Amount Raised

$10,075

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Trisha Ladley

Amount Raised

$7,634

 

76% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Amy Powell

Amount Raised

$7,316

 

183% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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Dave Sirkin

Amount Raised

$5,880

 

168% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Oren Mayer and Nicole Patterson Rai...

Amount Raised

$5,813

 

83% Raised of $7,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Kimberly Agresta

Kimberly Agresta

DONATION: $100

In memory of Dr. Maggio and Skip Agresta, two very special men. ❤️ 6 days ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

So proud of you! I think it's wonderful that you are honoring his memory in this way! Good Luck!!!! 6 days ago

Michael Sasso

Michael Sasso

DONATION: $250

In memory of a kind , gentle and beautiful human being ! My mentor , my uncle Bart 2 weeks ago

George and Ginette Jalinos

George and Ginette Jalinos

DONATION: $150

In memory of a true physician and our great cousin Bart 2 weeks ago

Henry and Karina Walentowicz

Henry and Karina Walentowicz

In memory of Irene Koribanics 4 weeks ago

The Garrigan Family

The Garrigan Family

DONATION: $100

1 month ago

Lisa Ann & Kenneth Lucianin

Lisa Ann & Kenneth Lucianin

DONATION: $150

2 months ago

Kenneth & Joanne Lucianin

Kenneth & Joanne Lucianin

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

MATCHING GIFT

MATCHING GIFT

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

Mia

Mia

DONATION: $300

God bless you Christen I'm know Pop Pop is smiling down on you and he will be with you during your run 2 months ago