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Project Purple NYC 2017

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Dave Sirkin

THE STORY:

In 2003, my father went to the doctor for a pain he was having in his abdomen area.  The doctor wasn't exactly sure what is what but suggested additional tests as "something" showed up on the scan.   That doctor ended up saving my father's life as that "something" ended up being Pancreatic cancer.  Subsequently, my father had successful Whipple procedure and is one of the few who have passed the 5 year survival rate post detection.

Most people are not lucky enough to have it detected so early as there is no true early detection methods for a cancer that has surpassed breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. It is more important than ever that we continue to work hard towards reversing this trend.  

I will be running the NYC marathon in November on behalf of Project Purple. Project Purple provides funding for critical pancreatic cancer research. Thanks to our donors we are helping fund research for an early detection test for pancreatic cancer. There is currently no form of early detection for this deadly form of cancer. 

Though the five-year survival rate for pancreatic cancer stands at just 9%, we know that with your help we can make our vision of a world without pancreatic cancer a reality! 

 

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To This Fundraiser

$5,648

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Judy & Stu Fenster

    $50

  • Bernie and Nikki Berman

     

  • Leigh and Andrew Kohl

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • David Sirkin

    $25

  • The Goldbergs

    $75

  • Scott MEtsch

     

  • Roni & Phil

    $250

  • Henry Larsen

    $250

  • Wendy and Scott Schwartz

    $500

  • Scott Silverman

     

  • The Rosen's

     

  • Dian & Don Sirkin

    $250

  • evan bloomberg

    $100

  • Heather & Michael Harris

     

  • Brian Chase

    $250

  • Seth, Elissa, and Leah Rappaport

    $100

  • Cherniak Family Foundation

    $1,000

  • Hailey Sirkin

    $25

  • Andrea & Scott Ralls

     

  • Ellen and Brian

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Mia and Josh Davidson

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Ellen and Ron Kisner

    $250

  • The Albertsons

    $100

  • Cohen Family

     

  • Hailey "Bacon"

    $48

  • Beth Brickel

     

  • MATCHING GIFT

    $400

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161% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $174,909 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Mariana Pantelidis

Amount Raised

$20,132

 

101% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jamie Sheahan

Amount Raised

$14,790

 

74% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Diana Wenrich

Amount Raised

$10,374

 

104% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carly D'Arpino

Amount Raised

$9,275

Fundraiser Title

Trisha Ladley

Amount Raised

$7,424

 

74% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Amy Powell

Amount Raised

$6,966

 

174% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dave Sirkin

Amount Raised

$5,648

 

161% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jessica Kalisch

Amount Raised

$5,225

 

52% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Donor Comments

MATCHING GIFT

MATCHING GIFT

DONATION: $400

39 minutes ago

Beth Brickel

Beth Brickel

3 weeks ago

Hailey

Hailey "Bacon"

DONATION: $48

4 weeks ago

Cohen Family

Cohen Family

1 month ago

The Albertsons

The Albertsons

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

Ellen and Ron Kisner

Ellen and Ron Kisner

DONATION: $250

In support of Dave's generous effort 2 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 months ago

Mia and Josh Davidson

Mia and Josh Davidson

DONATION: $100

3 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

A Tribute to Don Sirkin and his amazing fight!! Happy Birthday Dian! 4 months ago

Ellen and Brian

Ellen and Brian

DONATION: $100

4 months ago