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VAN ANDEL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
CROWDRISE FEATURED : Oct 01, 2010
Tax ID: 52-2000823
BASED: Grand Rapids, MI, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.purplecommunity.org

Purple Community

Purple Community is Van Andel Institute’s grassroots community awareness and fundraising program that connects individuals, schools, teams, and businesses to the resources needed to join the fight against cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.

Purple Community is Van Andel Institute’s grassroots community awareness and fundraising program that connects individuals, schools, teams, and businesses to the resources needed to join the fight against cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.

Individualized tools and customized assistance are available to create events and programs that help raise funds for biomedical research at Van Andel Institute.

When you fundraise through Purple Community, your efforts go further. Thanks to a generous endowment from Jay and Betty Van Andel, every dollar of every donation goes directly to the cause – that’s 100% HOPE!

Research is expensive and government funding of scientific research is at a historic low. It currently takes more than 10 years and a billion dollars to bring a new drug or treatment from the laboratory bench to a patient’s bedside. We need your help to make this process go faster. When you hold a Purple Community fundraising event, 100% of your funds support Van Andel Institute scientists who are studying more than 20 different diseases, including:

Aging
Asthma
Alzheimer’s
Blood cancer
Bone cancer
Breast cancer
Colorectal cancer
Depression/suicide
Diabetes
Heart disease
Huntington’s
Lewy Body Dementia
Neurofibromatosis type 1
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Ovarian cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Parkinson’s disease
Prion diseases
Prostate cancer
Sarcoma
Tuberous sclerosis

Tax ID: 52-2000823 • www.purplecommunity.org

Fundraisers

General Donations

General Donations

Amount Raised:

$0

General Donations

General Donations

Amount Raised:

$22,217

MINI on the Mack 2017

MINI on the Mack 2017

Amount Raised:

$7,190

 

144% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Events

Pure Barre on the Blue Bridge 2017

Pure Barre on the Blue Bridge 2017

Amount:

$0

 

0% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Bee Brave 5K 2017

Bee Brave 5K 2017

Amount:

$22,551

 

30% Raised of $75,000 Goal

Fifth Third River Bank Run for Van Andel Institute

Fifth Third River Bank Run for Van ...

Amount:

$1,670

 

33% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Van Andel Institute Purple Community Team Hope- 2017 Chicago Marathon

Van Andel Institute Purple Communit...

Amount:

$12,551

 

36% Raised of $35,000 Goal

Purple Community 5K 2017

Purple Community 5K 2017

Amount:

$40,914

 

164% Raised of $25,000 Goal