Local Information

Boise, ID

Contact Wendy Stoneberg
Affiliate 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 Wendy Stoneberg, Affiliate Coordinator, to get involved.
Local Events

Pancreatic Cancer Educational Lecture - Boise
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014
The Grove Hotel
245 South Capitol Boulevard
Boise, ID 83702

PurpleStride Boise 2014 - Register today!
Saturday, Sep 6, 2014
Ann Morrison Park - Old Timer's Shelter
100 Americana Boulevard
Boise, ID 83706

Save the date - PurpleLight Boise 2014
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
Boise, ID


Local Highlights

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Awareness Night with the Boise Hawks!

On August 6th, the second annual Awareness Night with the Boise Hawks took place at Memorial Stadium in Boise and was a huge success!  Thank you to everyone who attended and created awareness for pancreatic cancer and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network!

November Proclamation

Members of the Boise Affiliate accept a proclamation from Boise Mayor David H. Bieter declaring November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

PurpleLight Boise 2013

Boise went purple on October 26, 2013 for PurpleLight National Vigil for Hope. Family and friends of those touched by pancreatic cancer came together to gain both comfort and encouragement by illuminating purple glow sticks as they heard their loved ones’ names read aloud. Joined by nearly 20,000 participants in more than 80 communities across the country, this marked the largest participation in PurpleLight history and helped kick off National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

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

PurpleStride Boise 2013

On September 7, 2013, the Boise affiliate held their third annual PurpleStride in Boise, ID. The family friendly walk was a great success by bringing awareness to more than 400 participants and raising over $30,000 for the cause!
 
PurpleStride Boise 2013 was an amazing and inspiring day and furthered our mission to advance research, support patients and create hope for all those affected by pancreatic cancer! Photos will be up soon on www.purplestride.org/boise!


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 in particular, or to sign up to volunteer, please email Wendy Stoneberg at wstoneberg@pancanvolunteer.org.

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

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