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  • Wage Hope at PurpleStride. The walk to end pancreatic cancer.

    Wage Hope at PurpleStride. The walk to end pancreatic cancer.

Wage Hope to end pancreatic cancer

On Sunday, August 18, 2019 our family got news that our Mom had stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer & it has spread to her liver, lungs, kidney, spleen & bones. Mom decided she wanted to go home with hospice care & spend time with her family. The night of September 4th, 2019 would be the last time our Mom (coherently) spoke to us. On the morning of Thursday, September 5, 2019 Mom suffered a stroke & several seizures and entered into a hospice facility. On Sunday, September 8th, 2019 our family & friends all gathered to bid our farewell to our beloved wife, mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, & friend. At 6:00pm our Mom took her final breath as we prayed around her & played her favorite Juan Gabriel song, “No Tengo Dinero”.  Mom, you were taken from us so fast, but our love for you will forever be in our hearts! 

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all major cancers, at just 9%. This deadly disease has stolen our best and our brightest, but it can’t take away our determination. 

Our team has stepped up to Wage Hope at PurpleStride, the walk to end pancreatic cancer. Will you help us rewrite the future of this disease by making a donation today?

Every dollar that you donate ensures that the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network can continue working to create better outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. By donating to our team, you are supporting vital efforts to double pancreatic cancer survival by 2020. 

Purple ribbons aren’t enough. Please join us in the fight today. 

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