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Take part in the fight against Pancreatic Cancer

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Thanks to generous donors like you, we are proud to have donated over $1,500,000 to pancreatic cancer research, but unfortunately there are people still fighting this deadly disease so our fight is not over!

Your donations fund our research, support group, symposium series and other valuable projects in our efforts to end pancreatic cancer and to support those touched by the disease.

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Volunteer

We regularly need volunteers to help with various events and initiatives throughout the year. Contact us if you are interested in becoming a volunteer.

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Be an Advocate

Increasing Pancreatic Cancer survival depends on discoveries in research. It only takes a minute to become an advocate for Pancreatic Cancer research.

Send a message to your Congressman and urge them to make cancer research a national priority.

CONTACT YOUR CONGRESSMAN

Leave a Legacy

A planned gift is any major gift, made in lifetime or at death as part of a donor’s overall financial and/or estate planning.

Planned Giving includes:

  • Estate Planning
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • IRA Rollovers

What are the tax benefits of planned gifts?

  • Donors can contribute appreciated property, like securities or real estate, receive a charitable deduction for the full market value of the asset, and pay no capital gains tax on the transfer.
  • Donors who establish a life-income gift receive a tax deduction for the full, fair market value of the assets contributed, minus the present value of the income interest retained; if they fund their gift with appreciated property they pay no upfront capital gains tax on the transfer.
  • Gifts payable to charity upon the donor’s death, like a bequest or a beneficiary designation in a life insurance policy or retirement account, do not generate a lifetime income tax deduction for the donor, but they are exempt from estate tax.

Make A Donation

Your donation funds our research, support group, symposium series and other valuable projects in our efforts to end pancreatic cancer and to support those touched by the disease.

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Face of Pancreatic Cancer: Ruggedly handsome actor Pernell Roberts (1928 - 2010) shocked Hollywood by leaving TV's "Bonanza" at the height of its popularity. But he came back to television years later, finding fame once again as "Trapper John, M.D."
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#TBT to last year's Kosten Foundation Purple Day! Thursday, November 21 is #worldpancreaticcancerday and we are turning the city of Memphis purple! Whether it's at your home or office, bring out those purple lights and decor! Stay tuned for more information on events in celebration of #KFDPurpleDay!
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#Pancreaticcancer is one of the few cancers for which survival has not improved substantially over nearly 40 years. #pancreaticcancerawarenessmonth #wellnesswednesday
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Face of Pancreatic Cancer: Nominated for an Oscar for "In the Name of the Father," Pete Postlethwaite (1946 - 2011) had a powerful presence and authenticity on screen and on stage. Director Steven Spielberg – who used Postlethwaite twice – called him "probably the best actor in the world."
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Face of Pancreatic Cancer: "Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011) was better than Santa Claus, because he'd show up once a year and offer us toys that we'd never even imagined could exist." – An Apple fan on Twitter
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