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BENEFITING: PROJECT PURPLE

EVENT: 2016 Pioneer Program

EVENT DATE: Oct 04, 2015

Michaela Kohler

THE STORY:

In 2013, my father-in-law, Lars, passed away from pancreatic cancer. Last year I ran the Chicago Marathon for Project Purple to raise money for pancreatic cancer research and to raise awareness about the disease. I'm continuing the fight this year by running the 2015 Twin Cities Marathon in memory of Lars. I run because I can. I run for those who can't.

Project Purple is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization with a mission of raising awareness and funds towards a cure for Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreatic Cancer is the 4th largest killer of all cancer killers and the least funded of the top 10 cancers. It is also the only cancer in the top 10 killer with a single digit survival rate after 5 years. My father-in-law, Lars, passed away from pancreatic cancer just one month after it was diagnosed. 

STATISTICS

The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for pancreatic cancer in the United States are for 2012:

- About 43,920 new cases of pancreatic cancer
- About 37,390 deaths from pancreatic cancer
- The lifetime risk of having pancreatic cancer is about 1 in 71

RESEARCH FUNDING

National Cancer Institute statistics for 2010 reveal $3,035,703,187 was donated for cancer research. Only 3% of that money was gifted to pancreatic cancer research. (Source: www.fundedresearch.cancer.gov)

$670

MONEY RAISED
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  • Michaela Kohler

    $50

  • Micki Petersen

    $25

  • Dog Biscuit Bake Sale

    $55

  • Mom and Dad

    $75

  • Mark Arikian

    $100

  • Dan Saltzman

    $50

  • Tony Loyd

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Anonymous

     

  • Kristin Menard

    $30

  • Siv Kohler

    $100

  • David Shannon

    $25

  • Heidi Beckstrom

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Mary Mac

    $30

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134% Raised of $500 Goal

The Team: $670 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Michaela Kohler

Amount Raised

$635

 

127% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dan Saltzman

Amount Raised

$35

Donor Comments

Mary Mac

Mary Mac

DONATION: $30

Way to go! 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Have fun!!! 2 years ago

Heidi Beckstrom

Heidi Beckstrom

DONATION: $25

In Honor of those who are fight and have beat this terrible disease. In Memory of those who have lost. 2 years ago

David Shannon

David Shannon

DONATION: $25

Keep up the fight against Pancan Michaela! 2 years ago

Siv Kohler

Siv Kohler

DONATION: $100

In memory of Lars 2 years ago

Kristin Menard

Kristin Menard

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Tony Loyd

Tony Loyd

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Dan Saltzman

Dan Saltzman

DONATION: $50

2 years ago