East Greenwich, Rhode Island (WPRI) ̵
The walk is an opportunity for survivors, family and friends to pay tribute to those affected by the disease.
It takes place at Goddard Memorial Park.
The Opening Ceremonies begin at 9:30 am and the trek begins at 10.
More than 50 PurpleStride events across the country bring together those affected by pancreatic cancer to raise awareness and funding for cancer research and to increase patient services.
Since its inception in 2008, PurpleStride has raised more than $ 87 million of the pancreatic cancer action network nationwide.
PurpleStride Rhode Island has been targeting $ 285,000 this year to help fight pancreatic cancer.
We are a proud sponsor of this event.