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Join Us For Our 15th Annual
Lustgarten Foundation
Albany Capital District
Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Congratulations to everyone who  participated
in the 2017 Walk!   WE RAISED $141,800!!

Join us at the 2018 Walk, where we expect to surpass the $1,000,000 mark for local funds raised
over the past 15 years!
100% of all funds raised for Lustgarten Foundation
goes directly to PC research.

To register for the Walk or to donate, click here.

Walk Pictures

Many thanks to our three talented photographers:  Jeff Fox, David Piper and John Sullivan.
You can see the walk pics on Facebook.  Click here. 

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

Once again, the Capital District’s favorite, Code Blue Albany, will join us at the Sept 2018 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.

Here’s A Short Video of The 2017 Walk

(Many thanks to videographer, Joe Calderone).

 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


For 2018 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.

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.

Golf Outing

Rensselaer Honda will host the Annual Tom Gorman Memorial Golf Outing,  slated for June 14th, 2018, to benefit Lustgarten Foundation.  Thanks to the generosity of the golfers, RH raised a record-breaking total over $23,000 in 2017!  100% of the proceeds went directly to pancreatic cancer research funded by Lustgarten Foundation. 

Additional Supporting Walk Events

— Dinner at Maggies Sports Bar – date to be announced.
— Lustgarten Day at Saratoga Race Track – Saturday, August 18th.  One of the races will be earmarked for Lustgarten Foundation and at 11:30 am, 20+ Trainers will sign autographs for donations to Lustgarten Foundation, in memory of Trainer Dominic Galluscio, who passed away at age 55 after gallantly battling pancreatic cancer.
  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.


2015 Walk Video

 Here’s a glimpse of our 2015 Walk:

(Thanks to Joe Calderone, videographer, for providing this).

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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