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Andy Polio and Jill McHugh's Fundraiser:

Project Purple Boston Half 2017

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Andy Polio and Jill McHugh

THE STORY:

Pancreatic cancer is the 4th most common cause of cancer related deaths in the United States and the least funded of the top-ten cancers. Approximately 54,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year with an overall 5 year survival rate of 9%. Pancreatic cancer is difficult to detect in its early stages and commonly is diagnosed as Stage IV disease. Significant funding toward research is needed to develop early detection methods, provide patients with more effective therapies, and improve quality of life after diagnosis. 


We will be running the BAA Boston Half Marathon on October 8th in continued support of Project Purple, a charity whose mission is to achieve a world without pancreatic cancer through funding of research and patient advocacy. Together we have agreed to raise $1,000 for Project Purple in hopes that our small contribution may one day benefit others in their fight against pancreatic cancer and ultimately lead to a cure. Any contribution, no matter the size, is greatly appreciated. Thank you for all of your support. It means everything to have friends and family stand behind us on our way to 13.1 miles. 


We will be running in memory of John Polio, MD and Rick Carone, two men who approached their diagnoses with strength and grace, never allowing their disease to dictate their enjoyment or outlook on life. They both lived their lives with sincere compassion and altruism earning them the trust and admiration of the many people whose lives they touched. We will be running to commemorate their lives as well as their courageous fight against this terrible disease, Project Purple’s admirable mission, and the many others who are affected by pancreatic cancer. 


Always our best, 

Andy and Jill

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To This Fundraiser

$1,615

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sarah Ryan

     

  • Jen and Tim McHugh

    $250

  • Jill McHugh

     

  • Judith Harrison

    $100

  • Ronald harrison

    $100

  • Polly Harrison Donnelly

     

  • Emma Wormser

    $75

  • Kelsey Mcinerney

    $25

  • Maura Fox

    $20

  • Meaghan Flanigan

     

  • Kathleen Shanley

     

  • Connie Lane

    $25

  • Maddy and Geoff

    $25

  • Sam Doherty

    $25

  • Deb & Jim

    $25

  • Suncica Habul

     

  • Sonny Caplash

    $50

  • Meghan McHugh

    $50

  • Madeleine Penicaud

    $50

  • Kelly H

    $25

  • Peter Jadovich

     

  • Beth Polio

    $250

  • Hannah Phalen and Andrew Grandahl

    $50

  • Sarah Polio and Steve Bohara

    $250

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162% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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The Team: $1,615 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Sarah Polio and Steve Bohara

Sarah Polio and Steve Bohara

DONATION: $250

In memory of Dr. John Polio 3 years ago

Hannah Phalen and Andrew Grandahl

Hannah Phalen and Andrew Grandahl

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Beth Polio

Beth Polio

DONATION: $250

Thanks Andy and Jill! Dad would be so proud of you! xox 3 years ago

Peter Jadovich

Peter Jadovich

3 years ago

Kelly H

Kelly H

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Madeleine Penicaud

Madeleine Penicaud

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Meghan McHugh

Meghan McHugh

DONATION: $50

Love you both 3 years ago

Sonny Caplash

Sonny Caplash

DONATION: $50

Much Love Andy- Good Luck! 3 years ago

Suncica Habul

Suncica Habul

Good luck!! I'm sure this run will be a piece of cake if you! 3 years ago

Deb & Jim

Deb & Jim

DONATION: $25

Good Luck! 3 years ago