Local Information

Inland Northwest

Contact Karen Frejlach
Education & Outreach Coordinator

“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

Contact Karen Frejlach, Education & Outreach Coordinator, to get involved.
Local Events

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Local Highlights

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PurpleLight Inland Northwest 2014

Inland Northwest came together to honor, inspire and remember all those affected by pancreatic cancer at PurpleLight on October 26, 2014. Survivors, family and friends illuminated purple glow sticks as they heard their loved ones’ names read aloud, helping to light the night purple. Inland Northwest was joined by thousands of participants at more than 45 PurpleLight events across the country, bringing solidarity, comfort and hope to the pancreatic cancer community.

 

Photos will be posted at www.purplelight.org when they are available.

PurpleStride Inland Northwest 2014

PurpleStride Inland Northwest 2014 was a powerful and inspiring day! Together we raised over $15,000 for the fight against pancreatic cancer.

 

Click here to view event day photos.


Volunteer

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.

To learn more about the local effort, please email Ashley Atkins at aatkins@pancan.org.

Together, we can know it, fight it, and end it!

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