Support the children and adults suffering from pancreatitis and join us in finding a cure. With new discoveries in genetics and precision medicine, new treatments for pancreatic disease are finally within reach. Please join Mission: Cure, the National Pancreas Foundation, chronic pancreatitis patients and their families and LA’s leading scientists and physicians to learn how you can get involved and help accelerate medical discoveries to find effective treatments to end the suffering.
Premier giving level and sponsor packages are available for recognition in conjunction with the event. Tables, donations, tickets may be purchased HERE.
For those in the Raleigh area, please come and support the NPF North Carolina Chapter this Saturday, October 6th, for the Pour 4 Purple Wine Tasting and Silent Auction at Triangle Wine Company (575 New Waverly Place Ste. 103-B, Cary, North Carolina 27518).
A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the NPF. We hope to see you there!
Join us for an evening to benefit the National Pancreas Foundation! On this special night, we will be honoring Dr. Diane M. Simeone with the Nobility in Science Award and Dr. Vinod Balachandranwith the Rising Star Award.
For tickets and sponsorship information, please go here: http://NPF.kintera.org/NYGala2018
To view the full invite, please CLICK HERE.
Assumption College Women’s Soccer and the National Pancreas Foundation will team up to host a Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Game, when the Hounds place Pace University at 7 pm!
CLICK HERE to read more about the game and what it means for Assumption College.
The NPF MCM team will be running the marathon and 10K to raise money for research and in honor of those suffering from pancreas disease.
Selected as a charity partner for the 2018 CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, the NPF is 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 pancreas disease.
Distances are: marathon, half-marathon, and 5K!
Voted as one of the biggest marathons in the U.S. – this race is an ideal fall marathon!
If you are interested, please CLICK HERE and we will contact you once within 24 hours!
Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, November 4, 2018 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!
There will be food, raffle items, and a host of other on-site games to help raise money for a cure. If you have any questions please contact Diane at Dctonelli@hotmail.com.
To register or sponsor a participant, please CLICK HERE.
We look forward to seeing you on November 4th!
It’s a Party for a Cure! Join the National Pancreas Foundation Massachusetts Chapter on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:30-9:30 pm, at The Harvard Club located in Back Bay (374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02115).
Please join us to support NPF 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.
On this night we will be honoring:
Wahid Wassef, MD, MPH, FACG – Nobility in Science Award
Julia Y. Mcnabb-Baltar, MD, MPH – Rising Star Award
Akcea Therapeutics – Vision of Hope Award
Rose Gefteas, Stephen Goldberg, Michael C. McDonald, Diane Tonelli, Charles Yon – Courage Awards
Catherine and Jason Varitek
Courage Award Presenter, Eddie Dominguez
Margaret and Donald Anastasia
Peter A. Banks, MD
Terri and Adam Barbosa
Kathryn and Tim Conway
Ellen and Jonathan Diamond
Michael Eng and Barney Morrissey
Beth and Brian Fallon
MaryJo and Michael Farrell
Jane and Thomas Holt
Donna and Tom May
Mary and Jim Morris
Sonal Pandya, MD and Sunil Sheth, MD
Randi Pleskow, MD and Douglas Pleskow, MD
Tickets begin at $200.
We look forward to seeing you on November 8th!
Join us for Strike-Out Pancreatic Disease – Central PA! Tickets are $30 per person! Two games of bowling, shoes, food, and fun will be provided along with a silent basket raffle. To register, please go CLICK HERE. If you have any questions please contact Lora Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you on November 11th!
To view raffle items, please CLICK HERE
Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, November 11, 2018 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Bowl 32/ Three-Two-Fun
845 Westfield Rd
Noblesville, IN 46062
The cost is $25 per person.
Your registration fee includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, taco buffet and drinks. Bowling will be followed by a raffle and silent auction.
Bowl 32/ Three, Two, Fun has a wonderful arcade and glow-in-the-dark putt putt golf, as well as the most advanced scoring and gaming system in the state. This is a family-friendly event for people of all ages! Whether you bowl or make a donation, you will have a long-lasting impact on patients in our community.
We look forward to seeing you on November 11th!
For those in New Orleans, the Louisiana chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation will host its first fundraiser at Times Grill in Mandeville, Louisiana where 15% of the proceeds that night go to the NPF. Please join us on Giving Tuesday (November 27th) to help those with pancreas disease. Thank you to Times Grill Mandeville for hosting the event. We hope to see you there!
The National Pancreas Foundation North Carolina Chapter and Duke University Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology jointly host a Patient, Caregiver 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; 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 (NPF) National Office, the NPF North Carolina Chapter and the approved centers at Duke University and the Carolinas Medical Center.
8:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration (Light Breakfast)
9:00 am: Welcome to Duke; Welcome by the NPF
9:30 am: Keynote Address
10:00 – 11:00 am: Breakout sessions
Attendees should register for 3 of the breakout sessions (Please check and confirm your sessions at registration).
– Mindfulness: A Powerful Method for Pain Relief
– Nutrition: Eating with a Purpose
– Advocacy: Getting your voice heard
– Total pancreatectomy: Is it right for you?
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Networking Event (Snacks and refreshments)
The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers; parking is free.
Register today at: http://bit.ly/NPFNCEd2018
All attendees need to sign up by Midnight on November 25th, 2018.
The NPF New Hampshire Chapter and the Manchester Monarchs are facing off against pancreas disease on December 31, 2018 at SNHU Arena! Every ticket sold, $4 will go towards the NPF!
Can’t make it, but want to donate? Please go here: http://bit.ly/NPFMonarchs2018
We hope to see you on New Year’s Eve!
The National Pancreas Foundation Ohio-Kentucky Chapter and the The Pancreas Care Center of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center jointly host a Patient, Caregiver 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; 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 NPF OH-KY Chapter and the approved centers in the State of Ohio.
To register for the event, please go here: http://bit.ly/NPFOHKYCC2019
The National Pancreas Foundation Minnesota State Chapter and the University of Minnesota Medical Center jointly host a Patient, Caregiver and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.
This session is appropriate for patients who have suffered from severe acute pancreatitis, recurrent acute pancreatitis, or chronic pancreatitis and their family members. The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health and ability to function, and treatment strategies for pancreatitis. Session topics will include pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies for pain relief; endoscopic management of pancreatitis; surgical approaches to pancreatitis including total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplant; and how to manage complications of pancreatitis including diabetes.
Speakers will address the disease in children and adults.
We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation National Office, the NPF Minnesota Chapter and the approved centers at the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic Rochester.
To register for the event, please go here: http://bit.ly/NPFMN2019
The National Pancreas Foundation holds an annual Fellows Symposium as an opportunity for Fellows to gain insights and instruction from renowned specialists.
To find out more information and apply, please CLICK HERE.
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