Read Our Hero Stories

  • Hero Story: Debbie

    Hero Story: Debbie

    I was a 58 year old perfectly healthy woman. On October 1, 2011 I was dancing at a friends wedding feeling fine. Life was good. On October 2, 2011...

  • Hero Story: My Mom Sharon

    Hero Story: My Mom Sharon

    My Hero died this year for this horrible cancer. She is my Mom, only 67 died July 3 2010 from Pancreatic Cancer. Love my Hero (Sharon) Gena

  • Volunteer Story:  Brown Family

    Volunteer Story: Brown Family

    My son William, my niece Sarah, and I have participated in Purple Stride Detroit since its inception three years ago. We were devastated by...


Pancreatic cancer is the ONLY major cancer with a five-year survival rate still in the single digits at just 6%.  With your help, we can change this deadly statistic.