Save-the-Date! UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
and the National Pancreas Foundation are proud to host a (free) Pancreas Fair for patients, families, and caregivers!
On Saturday, May 11, 2019 (noon – 4pm) join us at the John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
For more information, please contact Patter Birsic at
The National Pancreas Foundation and the Seattle Children’s Hospital Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology presents a patient-centered educational event.
The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function; to discuss the approach to getting your voice heard; approaches through mindfulness as method of pain relief and helping you understand if a total pancreatectomy is right for you.
We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation national office, the local chapter and the approved centers in the State of Washington.
Experts from Seattle Children’s Hospital and the NPF will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about pancreatitis.
- Transitioning to Home
- Nutrition, Pain Management and Support
- Patient Perspective
- Panel Discussion
- Fun Activities for children and young people
The event is free and open to all patients and caregivers with a light breakfast and Door prizes.
Parking: *Ocean parking garage, 7th Floor check in head to Ocean cafeteria*
Please join us for an afternoon of fun, noshing on appetizers and trivia. We will gather to remember Rob Ericson and raise money for researching a cure for pancreatic disease – pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis (the disease that took Rob’s life).
Every attendee will receive a gift bag. We will also have:
*Silent Auction – 3 sets of Cubs tickets
*Raffle Baskets – Raffle tickets are 2 for $10 or 5 for $20
*50/50 Raffle – At the end of the event, the money will be counted and 50% of the money collected will go to the winning ticket holder and 50% will go to the NPF
*Sports Memorabilia – Bid on autographed jerseys, photos, balls, caps
Ask your friends, family members and neighbors to attend with you. Let’s grow this event! If each of you invites one person and they attend, we have doubled our attendance.
If pancreatic disease is the storm, then we are the warriors that are fighting that storm. Your donation means you are helping to fight the storm Rob can no longer fight!
Join the National Pancreas Foundation Louisiana Chapter on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the historic Rock’n Bowl for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!
Your registration includes bowling for two and a half hours, bowling shoes, food and soft drinks. We will also have a band performing at the event with a silent auction to follow.
We look forward to seeing you on June 9th. If you have any questions, please contact Chapter Chair, Jane Macke at Louisana@pancreasfoundation.org.
To donate/register, please go here: https://www.crowdrise.com/2019labowl
The National Pancreas Foundation Indiana State Chapter presents a Patient and Family Education event focusing on “Chronic Pancreatitis” covering Pain Management, Nutrition, Behavioral Medicine, and More.
The objective of this educational event is to provide patients and their caregivers with a fundamental understanding of the natural history and management of chronic pancreatitis
Registration begins at 9:00 AM with light breakfast as well as a boxed lunch will be provided
~Parking validation available at event~
For inquiries, email: email@example.com
It’s a Party for a Cure! Join the National Pancreas Foundation New Jersey Chapter on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Biagio’s Ristorante (299 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652).
Proceeds will go to support the NPF in research and its mission to find cures for all pancreatic diseases – cancer (the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.) and pediatric, acute and chronic pancreatitis.
Tickets begin at $100
“Pancreas Diseases Educational Symposium: Diagnosis, Treatment Care and Support for patients, caregivers & families”.
Experts from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the NPF will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about pancreatitis.
– Transitioning to Home
– Nutrition, Pain Management and Support
– Patient Perspective
– Panel Discussion
– Fun Activities for children and young people
The event is free and open to all patients and caregivers with a light breakfast and Door prizes.
Children who have experienced various forms of acute, recurrent or chronic pancreatitis and their caregivers and family members are invited to a patient- and family-centered symposium on pediatric pancreatitis, presented by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) and University of Iowa Stead Family Childrens Hospital.
Panelists will discuss causes of and treatment for pancreatitis, and how pancreatitis affects childrens health. A parent will share their familys journey with their childs pancreatitis.
An NPF representative will share updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation National Office, the NPF Iowa Chapter, and UI Stead Family Childrens Hospital, Iowas only approved NPF center.
The event is free and open to all children and caregivers. Parking and a light lunch will be provided (lunch and networking 11:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m.)
Registration by October 1, 2019 is required at http://bit.ly/NPFI0wa2019
The University of Michigan and the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter will jointly host a third Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.
The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function and work and medical coverage; to discuss the approach to complex care and to highlight causes and the approaches to chronic pain. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) National Office, the NPF Michigan Chapter and the University of Michigan NPF center of excellence.
The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers. All are welcome to attend even if you have not registered however please keep in mind if you are not registered you may not receive lunch.
To register, please CLICK HERE.
For further inquiries please send an email to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to run for a cause? Or has running a 10K or a marathon been on your bucket-list and you’re ready to check it off? Want a 26.2 mile or 10K running tour of Washington, DC?
Run for the National Pancreas Foundation!
Selected as a charity partner for the 2019 Marine Corps Marathon (Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC), we are looking for a group of people to run in the name of finding a cure, in memory/in honor of a loved one, or supporting an organization that provides hope and courage to those suffering from pancreatic disease. In return, the NPF will support you every step of the way with motivation, team support (via a private Facebook group), swag, team tent at the finish line, and a team pasta dinner the night before. In 2018, our 44 runners raised $36,686 all in the name of finding a cure for pancreas disease!
To find out more, please CLICK HERE. #TeamPancreas_NPF
Join the National Pancreas Foundation Central PA Chapter on Sunday, November 10th for an afternoon of bowling and family fun! Your registration includes two games of bowling, bowling shoes, and food. There will also be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for awesome prizes.
Registration is $30!*
It’s a Party for a Cure! Proceeds will go to support the NPF in research and its mission to find cures for all pancreatic diseases – cancer (the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.) and pediatric, acute and chronic pancreatitis.
Join us for our 4th Annual NPF Florida Fundraiser for the National Pancreas Foundation
Enjoy a day of Fun, Food, Raffle Prizes, 50/50 & Entertainment
Saturday, February 22nd
Tournament begins 8 AM
Dinner, Raffles & Entertainment at 6:00 PM
Heron Cay Bocce/Shuffleboard Courts & Clubhouse
Cash Prizes for 1st and 2nd Place Teams
Fee Includes Single Elimination Tournament
Dinner/BYOB & 1 Complimentary Ticket for Raffle Prizes
Return Attached Sign Up Sheets and Fees to
Kathy Hill – 603-667-3338
or Rob Tuite 904-233-2341 Chairperson Florida Chapter NPF
All Proceeds go to the National Pancreas Foundation
Join our virtual 10K run/pup strut anywhere across Indiana. You choose the route, you choose the distance and as long as it adds up to 10K by September 30th you will receive a medal! Lace-up your shoes and fundraise for patients impacted by pancreatic disease. Challenge your friends, family, and co-workers to donate or join your team! Register by August 31st to receive a t-shirt.
Click HERE to register and for more information!
On October 17, 2020 Michigan Medicine and the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter will host the 4th Annual Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we will host a virtual rather than an in person program.
Click HERE to Register.
Amid COVID-19, the NPF has decided to transfer it’s Charity Partnership for 2020 to 2021 to ensure that everyone will be able to run together (in-person). Team Pancreas has gone virtual for 2020! What does that mean?! It means that anyone can run and raise for The NPF on October 25th! You can sign up for the virtual marathon ($45) or the 10K ($33). Once you register and sign up, please notify National Program Director, Sokphal Tun at email@example.com. We will add your picture to the 2020 Team Pancreas site. Registrants who raise at least $250 will get a Team Pancreas shirt and pre-race goodie bag along with their MCM swag. Wait! There’s more! A race event is not complete without a pasta dinner! This will be virtual where we can “meet” all our members and hand out awards. (More details to come)
Visit https://pancreasfoundation.org/mcm/ for more information.
The NPF National Office is excited to announce the Inaugural NPF 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.” 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 summer camp, as well as additional testimonials from patients and celebrities.
Sponsorship packages will range from $50,000 to $500 and individual tickets $25.
Learn how to take a healthy approach to diet & nutrition. Live Cooking Demonstration with recipes from NPF Cookbook.
Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8V1bzZ1TT9yqVUxoycF2Lg
Thursday, March 25, 2021
7 pm – 8:15 pm EST
Anna Evans Phillips, MD MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine