Pamela Itkin-Ansari

Why We Need You to Fundraise

The LA Cancer Challenge is more than just the starting line for Halloween fun. It is our biggest fundraising event of the year. I want to tell you why I need you to keep fundraising. We need to fund exceptional research in order to find a cure. Here are the details: In August we received […]

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Fundraising Prizes

4 Easy Fundraising Tips

1. Add a Photo and Share Your Story! Access your Participant Center to edit your Personal & Team Pages! Let everyone know why you formed a team! A compelling heartfelt message will lead to better fundraising results. 2. Send Emails! We can’t stress how important it is to ASK for people to join your team […]

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American rugby player Carlin Isles, who is the fastest man in rugby, runs along Broadbeach on October 7, 2013 on the Gold Coast, Australia.

LACC Training Tips #2

Do you event stretch? You better! Ever wonder why your lower back is tight or you legs hurt every time you run? You probably need to stretch more or do better stretches! You aren’t 7 anymore. Without stretching injuries are more likely to occur and take you off of your training course. Let’s not let […]

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Tips: Running With Your Dogs

Safety tips before the event Check the Paws and patting before deciding to run with your dog. Be aware of the physiological restrictions of your dog. Short-nose dogs can overheat more quickly than other dogs. Please be aware that many older dogs have arthritic issues and their exercise needs to be limited. For specific concerns […]

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Team Milstein Adelman

Why I Run: Courtney Manning

Being a part of the LA Cancer Challenge was so much fun! As former Marketing Coordinator at Milstein Adelman, LLP, information about the walk came through my email. The opportunity seemed like a great one as the firm also supports and represents victims of pancreatic cancer against the manufacturers of major drugs that cause it. […]

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Exciting Changes for the 2015 LA Cancer Challenge!

We’re heading into an exciting year–the 18th Annual LA Cancer Challenge on Sunday October 26, 2015. To celebrate, we’ll be unveiling a brand new website later this month. In advance of that, we’re asking you to collect your fundraising data before the switchover. This means your team information, your donor reports, etc. Once the switch […]

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Rayva, Kei, Kayl and Kol

Cancer Changes Everything

Cancer Changes Everything By Rayva L.G. Harrell In this month and season that the world sets aside for Thanksgiving, I am gently reminded each day of the many things God has given me to be thankful for. Of course this includes my family, friends, and dream team of angels. But most of the ordinary things […]

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This Weekend’s LA Cancer Challenge!

Dear Participants, Let the count-down begin! Get your Halloween costume ready! The LACC is this Sunday! HERE ARE THE KEY DETAILS FOR THIS WEEKEND: Download Course Map → Download Parking Map → PACKET PICKUP: Optional packet pick up is available on Saturday, October 25th from noon until 4 pm on the VA grounds. You can […]

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A Poem for Pancreatic Cancer

A Poem for Pancreatic Cancer by Wendy Schroeter It’s October, Fall is here Or at least it’s that time of year Everyone’s busy, running around Not a bit of spare time to be found. But I ask you please To take just a minute To click on my link And see what’s within it. You […]

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Agi Hirshberg

Your Fundraising Dollars at Work

Dear Participants, I want to share with you how big of an impact your fundraising will have on the lives of people affected by pancreatic cancer. The money you raise goes toward investments into new research, continued development of treatment options and increased patient care. The Hirshberg Foundation is committed to turning your fundraising dollars […]

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Why We Fisch: Team Go Fisch

Team Go Fisch Team Go Fisch was assembled by pancreatic cancer patient Leslie Fischer. Leslie was diagnosed at age 42 with stage 4 cancer in July 2013 and has been in treatment ever since. Leslie intends to beat the odds and live a long life with this “chronic condition.” She is doing and feeling well […]

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Maggie with her medal!

Why We Run: Maggie’s 1st 5K

The LA Cancer Challenge has been a part of my family’s lives for the last 11 years.  When our friend Mark was diagnosed in 2002 we raced in support.  Since he succumbed to the disease, we’ve raced to remember.  The race had become a proud yearly tradition. Slowly, we’ve become more involved and have gotten […]

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