Upcoming Events

Pancreas Disease Awareness Night – Times Grill
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2018 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
Nov 3 all-day

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!

Strike – Out Pancreas Disease – Massachusetts @ Bowlero Shrewsbury
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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!

Party for a Cure – Boston @ Harvard Club
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

Honorary Chairs

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
Kymberly Rabbie
Michelle Rondeau

Tickets begin at $200.

We look forward to seeing you on November 8th!

Strike-out Pancreatic Disease – Central PA @ Midway Bowling
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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 centralpa@nationalpancreasfoundation.org. We look forward to seeing you on November 11th!


To view raffle items, please CLICK HERE

Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – Indiana @ Bowl 32/Three-TWO-Fun
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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!

Pancreas Disease Awareness Night at Times Grill @ Times Grill
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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!

BEING THE BETTER YOU: LIVING WITH PANCREATIC DISEASE @ Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education Duke University
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Pancreas Awareness Night @ Manchester Monarchs @ SNHU Arena
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm

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!










Kiss – Off Pancreatic Disease! @ Heron Cay Bocce/Shuffleboard Courts and Clubhouse
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Enjoy a day of fun, food, raffle prizes, 50/50 & entertainment – all to raise funds for pancreas disease research! For more information and tickets or to donate, please CLICK HERE.