Purple Pansies hosted our 10th Annual Gala on September 29th, 2019. We are pleased to announce that through the generosity of our partners and more than 250 people in attendance, we were able to raise a record-breaking $500,000 in the fight to end pancreatic cancer. It takes a village to pull off something like this–
Georgia Student Scholarship Organization, (GaSSO) is a nonprofit dedicated to school choice and creating educational opportunities for all Georgia students. Georgia taxpayers receive a dollar for dollar tax credit, turning their donations into scholarships for students in Pre K-12 grade. Every dollar you donate, you get back as a FULL TAX CREDIT.
Please welcome this year's Co-Chair for Children's Activities at the Annual Casa Nuova Customer Appreciation Day - Emma Davis From Emma: Hi my name is Emma Davis. I am 11 years old. I am a rising 6th grader at Vickery Creek Middle School. I have a younger brother named Chase. The love of my life
Howard Young is a 17-year survivor of pancreatic cancer and is an energetic advocate of pancreatic cancer research. He is a strong voice of awareness and an active fundraiser for clinical research that will lead to a method of early detection, quality of life treatment, and ultimately one day a cure for this dreadful disease.
We are so thrilled to welcome back the inspirational Elizabeth O'Connor to the 2019 Purple Pansies Gala as our Honorary Chair! Elizabeth has demonstrated courage and tenacity in her long running fight against cancer. Experience her story in the video below and make sure to see her in person at the Purple Pansies Gala. It
Teona Ducre is a pancreatic cancer survivor from El Paso, TX and now resides in Roswell, GA with her two children, Grant and Sydney and her life partner, Raoul Spears. Teona was diagnosed at age 41 on April 1, 2016 (yes, April Fool’s Day!) After a battle that included 6 months of very aggressive chemo