Raised: $189,112.65 Goal: $110,000.00

PurpleStride Western New York 2019 Presented by M&T Bank

PurpleStride Western New York 2019 was a powerful and inspiring day. Together, we raised over $188,000. Thanks to your amazing support, we surpassed our fundraising goal for our inaugural event! The event may be over, but we are still accepting donations for the cause. Raise $1,000 by December 28 to be part of our exclusive Grand Club! Thank you again for your support!

Race results can be found at the link here.

Photos from PurpleStride Western New York 2019 can be found here.

PurpleStride walks are among the largest sources of funding for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. Learn more.

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Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St
Buffalo, NY 14203

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About PurpleStride 

PurpleStride is one of the largest sources of funding for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Through fundraisers across the country we are able to make strides to advance research, continue to serve more and more patients, and be the leading provider of pancreatic cancer services and information in the world. Learn more.

Scientific Research

Scientific Research

We push research forward through our nationally acclaimed grants program and clinical initiatives.

Patient Services

Patient Services

We connect patients with the latest treatment options and provide in-depth disease information.

Government Advocacy

Government Advocacy

We advocate for legislative support from Congress to increase federal research funding.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

We lead and activate communities across the globe for our cause.

Strider Stories 

It was by pure chance that I went to the emergency room one day in May. Who knew what I thought was “gas pain” would change my life forever.

Editor’s Note: Khushbu lost her fight with pancreatic cancer, but her story endures.

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In 1989, Todd Horne lost his mother to the disease. Then in 2015, Todd was diagnosed with stage II pancreatic cancer.

Editor’s Note: Todd lost his fight with pancreatic cancer, but his story continues to inspire others to Demand Better for patients and their families.

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We stride because it's what "Papa Z" would have done. Creating Team Papa Z has been one of the best decisions I've ever made.

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Event Updates 
PurpleStride is Here!

PurpleStride Western New York 2019 is a brand new event for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network! This new 5K Run/Walk event will take place on Saturday, 09/28/2019, and will take participants on a lovely route at Buffalo RiverWorks.

Register now and join us for a day filled with hope and inspiration to raise funds, awareness and support for pancreatic cancer! Register here.

We stride to make sure that other people have a chance, because a five year survival rate of 9 percent is unacceptable and because it's what "Papa Z" would have done.

Allison Zalesny, PurpleStride Fundraiser