The National Pancreas Foundation is excited to announce the Inaugural National Virtual “Rocking Party” Gala & Fundraiser on Saturday, January 30, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (EST). 

Entertainment for the Gala will be a performance by Grammy Award winner Peter Frampton whose hits include “Do You Feel Like We Do” and “Show Me the Way.” Joseph Titlebaum will serve as Gala Chair.  The Gala will feature the Inaugural Legacy Awards honoring clinicians’ career achievements in the field of pancreas disease. These first-time awards will honor Dr. Peter Banks and Dr. Bill Go. An additional Legacy Award will be featured for volunteerism. The evening will also feature the launch of Camp Hope, a pediatric pancreatitis family weekend camp, as well as testimonials from patients and celebrities.

Event Details

  • 90-minute live-streamed program on state of the art technology platform GathR
  • Live Remote DJ in Cocktail reception
  • Live Remote Host/Emcee for the event
  • Entertainment by rock icon Peter Frampton
  • Chat function for real-time comments
  • Silent Auction featuring one-of-a-kind items
  • Fund-A-Need for the launch of Camp Hope – Pediatric Pancreatitis Summer Camp
  • Inaugural National Pancreas Foundation Legacy Awards
  • Individual ticket price: $25


Legacy Awards will be given for life-long contributions in the field of pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis throughout the United States as well as a Volunteer of The Year Award.

Pancreatitis Legacy Award: Peter Banks, MD

Pancreatic Cancer Legacy Award: Bill Go, MD

Volunteer of the Year Legacy Award: Patter Birsic and Jane Holt, NPF Co-Founders

Sponsorship Opportunities

For additional information, please contact David Bakelman.