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Join Us For Our 14th Annual
Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

100% of all funds raised for Lustgarten Foundation
goes directly to PC research

Congratulations to Everyone who
participated in the Walk!
We raised $137,000!!

Here’s A Short Video of This Year’s Walk 

 TV Interviews

On Tuesday, Aug 15th, Ann Parillo (Schenectady Today Show), interviewed Shari & Neil Piper, Therese O’Callaghan and Sue Patterson

On Sunday, Aug 20th, 2017, Shari Piper, Sue Patterson and Therese O’Callaghan were interviewed by Phil Bayly of WNYT-TV (Channel 13) News on Saturday mornings FORUM 13.  To see the interview, click here.

 Pancreatic Cancer Walk

Golf Outing

Rensselaer Honda hosted the Tom Gorman Memorial Golf Outing on June 8th, 2017, to benefit Lustgarten Foundation.  Thanks to the generosity of the golfers, RH raised a record-breaking total over $23,000!  100% of the proceeds went directly to pancreatic cancer research funded by Lustgarten Foundation. 

Additional Supporting Walk Events

— Dinner at Maggies Sports Bar – Wednesday evening, June 7th raised over $1,000.
Funny Bones – Laughter is the Best Medicine – Sunday, July 16th, raised over $1,500.00.
— Lustgarten Day at Saratoga Race Track – Saturday, August 19th –  first race was for the Lustgarten Foundation.  At 11:30 am, 20+ Trainers signed autographs for donations to Lustgarten Foundation, in memory of Trainer Dominic Galluscio, who passed away at age 55 after gallantly battling pancreatic cancer.
  Over $2,500 was raised.  Thank you to the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and to NYRA.

Are you planning a local event that would support Lustgarten?  Please let us know, and we’ll post it – send email to info@albanypcrwalk.org.

Code Blue at The Roadhouse Bar + Grille
Music by Code Blue Albany

Once again, the Capital District’s favorite, Code Blue Albany, joined us at the Sept 2017 Walk, covering songs from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.  What a fantastic group!

The Puppet People of Schenectady


They’re alive!   The magic and wonder of puppetry came back to visit at our Walk.  Mark Carrigan created and moved these enormous puppets among the walkers.

2015 Walk Video

 Here’s a glimpse of our 2015 Walk:
(Thanks to Joe Calderone, videographer, for providing this.  We’re hoping to see Joe at the Walk this year, as well).

Many thanks to our three very talented photographers:
Jeff Fox, David Piper and John Sullivan.


Thanks to ALL our Walk sponsors, and special thanks to Rensselaer Honda and  St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Assoc. in Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Ostroff Associates and Albany Gastroenterology Associates.

Click here to see a list of our 2017 Walk Sponsors.

For sponsorship information, click here to open and print an application form, solicitation letter and presentation file.

Feel free to email us at info@albanypcrwalk.org with potential sponsors and we’ll gladly contact them to discuss opportunities.

Information about pancreatic cancer:

CLICK HERE for Info about PC | Click here for Lustgarten Quick Facts

3 Responses to Home Page

  1. Anonymous says:

    What if I just want to make a donation but not walk? I see nothing on your home page that tells me how to do that. (I might be missing the obvious)

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