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When you include the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in your estate plan, whether it be in your will, living trust or in some other way, you share your lasting values with those you love.

You create a legacy for the future and make a significant impact in the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Gifts that you can make today

Make an immediate impact in the lives of pancreatic cancer patients through donor advised funds, stocks, IRAs and more.

Gifts that make an impact
after your lifetime

Through bequests, life insurance and retirement plans, you can give a gift that lasts.

Meet Our Legacy Donors

Donors leave legacy gifts for many reasons. To pay it forward. To live on in the hearts and minds of their loved ones. To continue to support a cause important to them during their lives.

Maija Eerkes, Survivor

"My legacy gift could mean that one day, the organization's work is no longer needed. Can you imagine?"

— Maija Eerkes, survivor


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Barbara Maffett, Caregiver

"I'm leaving a portion of my estate to this cause in honor of my late husband. I'm proud to do this for him and future patients."

— Barbara Maffett, caregiver


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Susan and John A. Sobrato

“Having lived with a relative with the disease – we saw how important having support is. There was no question that we wanted to give to PanCAN.”

— Susan and John A. Sobrato


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*This information is not intended as legal, accounting or other professional advice. For assistance in charitable planning, always engage the services of a qualified professional.

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