GoFundMe Charity FEATURED : Nov 07, 2011
Tax ID: 27-3492063
BASED: Beacon Falls, CT, United States

Project Purple's Mission

Our mission is to find a cure for pancreatic cancer and improve the lives of patients through support, hope, and compassion.


My father was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2008. After a year of treatments we thought he had cleared the woods, but it reared its ugly head again, and on September 5th 2011 my dad died. I started Project Purple in an effort to help raise awareness for this horrible disease in the hope that our contribution will help researchers find a cure.


Pancreatic cancer has one of the highest mortality rates of all cancers, the 3rd highest in the U.S., and of the ten deadliest cancers, research on it receives the least funding. Our mission is to bring people together to change this through various running events, such as the New York, Boston, and Chicago Marathons. Each person that joins our teams or donates to our cause helps us sprint faster toward the end of this deadly disease.


We are Project Purple, join us!





Dino Verrelli

Founder & CEO

Project Purple


Tax ID: 27-3492063


Project Purple Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2020 Image Project Purple Bank of Ameri… Amount Raised: $77,349

39% Raised of$200,000 Goal

Project Purple | 2020 TCS New York City Marathon Image Project Purple | 2020 TCS Ne… Amount Raised: $54,015

Pioneer Program 2020 Image Pioneer Program 2020 Amount Raised: $9,040

30% Raised of$30,000 Goal

COVID-19 Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Patients Image COVID-19 Fund for Pancreatic… Amount Raised: $26,084

26% Raised of$100,000 Goal

iConquer Grand Canyon Adventure 2020 Image iConquer Grand Canyon Advent… Amount Raised: $3,170

Berlin Marathon 2020 Image Berlin Marathon 2020 Amount Raised: $9,560

48% Raised of$20,000 Goal

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