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Fight to Beat Pancreatic Cancer!

posted Mar 28, 2016, 5:11 AM by Brendan Breen
Pancreatic Cancer is expected to surpass Breast Cancer and become the THIRD leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, and is predicted to become the SECOND leading cause of cancer death by 2020. This is NOT OK.

As many of you may know my dad passed away this past November. They say Pancreatic Cancer is a silent killer and it really is. If anyone could beat it, it would have been my dad, but he didn't even get the chance to fight.

Now I am doing the fighting! A friend and college teammate of mine also lost her dad to Pancreatic Cancer in 2015. So we decided to run the Philadelphia Love Half-Marathon to raise money for Project Purple.
Project Purple is a non-profit that not only supports pancreatic cancer research, but also helps families who cannot afford treatment.
If you knew my dad personally or even if you did not, you might know that he was a salesman by trade. However, his true passion was fundraising. So now, I am going to channel my inner Bruce Edleson and ask for your support.

Please follow this link to our fundraising page:  https://www.crowdrise.com/doingit4dad1/fundraiser/jvalenziano

When you get to our page, you can scroll down and select my name, 'Kristi Edleson' to donate to our team.
My Mom & I cannot thank all of you enough for your support through these tough times.
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