Wage Hope at PurpleStride. The walk to end pancreatic cancer.
Wage Hope to end pancreatic cancer
On July 2,2015 our family was changed forever. My grandmother Kay Moody was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The prognosis was not good and surgery was not an option. The next 9 months were some of the hardest days any of us had ever faced in our lives. We watched our Nana fight with everything she had day in and day out. We drove to Atlanta weekly for her to participate in a clinical trial that was recommended. We prayed harder than ever before in our lives. We vowed to make each day count. The only thing we didn't do was realize the toll this battle would take on us all.
I know everyone thinks their mother or grandmother is the best in the world but trust me when I say she was one of a kind! Kay Moody was the true definiton of grace,class,love and child of God. For a lady who always thought of herself as so ordinary, we believe she got to see herself as the EXTRAordinary woman we did in the last months of her life. She was able to see how her testimony touched so many people, how her faith was admired and how she was a comfort to us when we should have been comforting her.
Our job now is to pass on her legacy. Her legacy of forgiveness, the importance of family and serventhood. It is our job to help raise awareness about this horrible disease. It is our job to help fight this battle so no one else has to see their loved ones suffer the way we did.
Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all major cancers, at just 9%! This deadly disease has stolen our best and brightest, but it can't take away our determination.
I've stepped up to WAGE HOPE at PurpleStride, the walk to end pancreatic cancer. Will you help me rewrite the future of this disease by making a donation today?
Every dollar that you give ensures that the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network can continue working to improve outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. By donating today, you are supporting vital efforts to double pancreatic cancer survival by 2020.
Purple ribbons aren’t enough. Please join me in the fight today.