Local Information

Miami, FL

Contact Andres Tejidor
Affiliate Chair

“I feel strongly that it's my mission to be an advocate, a voice, because so many pancreatic cancer patients don't get the opportunity to do so. So many wonderful people have come into my life, whom I never would have met otherwise. It fills my heart with joy when new volunteers say ‘I want to become part of this group, and make a difference, like you are!’ Our affiliate has made an impact building awareness, fund raising, and equally important, creating a real community for survivors, families and friends.”

   - Maija, seven-year survivor and volunteer

Local Events

PurpleStride Miami 2016
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016
Doral Central Park
3000 NW 87th Ave
Doral, FL 33172

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The Inaugural PurpleStride Miami was an Amazing Success!

PurpleStride Miami 2015 was an incredible day! Thank you so much to all of the volunteers, donors, participants and survivors that made the event a huge success. Because of your efforts, we had more than 500 people participate and raised $95,000 for the fight against pancreatic cancer! We'd also like extend our gratitude to EnvisionRx for being our gold sponsor and Team Robert and the Marseilles Hotel for being our local silver sponsors. Thank you everyone!


Photos will be available soon at www.purplestride.org! Please continue to check back on our progress and send friends and family to donate at www.purplestride.org/miami. 

PurpleStride miami 2015

Your time and efforts, volunteering, fundraising and raising awareness truly contributed to our mission to Wage Hope for all those affected by pancreatic cancer. The event had over 500 participants and raised over $97,000 for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Thank you for all of your support!
Visit www.purplestride.org/miami to view photos!


There are many ways you can support the local fight and join other friendly volunteers committed to fighting pancreatic cancer. Whether you have ten minutes or are looking for a more extensive commitment, we have a role for you. Our volunteers focus on several key areas: raising general awareness, media, education and outreach to healthcare professionals, advocacy and fundraising and awareness events. Learn more.

The Miami Affiliate is currently looking to fill the following role:

Advocacy Chair – Mobilizes local advocates to educate elected officials about our legislative priorities with a focus on increasing federal funding for pancreatic cancer research.

To learn more about this position, or the local effort in particular, please email Andres Tejidor at atejidor@pancanvolunteer.org.

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