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Participating Teams
$ 1.7 m
Raised in FY21
$ 49.1 m
Raised to Date
Walks for Research
586 participating teams
1.7 million dollars raisd in FY21
49.1 million dollars raised to date
Over 30 walks for research
4015 participants

Northwell Health was the exclusive hospital sponsor of the 2021 virtual and in-person New York metropolitan area walks. We were so grateful to team up with Northwell Health for the third year to support pancreatic cancer patients.

community activities
supporters participating in a walk event
1.125 million dollars raised through 170 community activities
Lustgarten event organizers and donors provide people affected by pancreatic cancer a voice and a platform to create hope, together.
Each of the community activities below raised at least $1,000.

  • Big Deb Classic Fishing Tournament In Memory of Deborah Bailey
  • Canter for the Cure in Memory of Arlene Bates Toyne
  • Diamond Hill CrossFit Fundraiser
  • Port Jefferson Yacht Club Foundation Village Cup Regatta
  • Steve Rickert Memorial Shoot
  • Ride for Research ATV Rally
  • Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer
  • S.O.A.R. in Memory of Dr. Johnny V. Baylor
  • St. Louis Squash in Memory of Mike Donio
  • Yoga Amongst Friends in Memory of Candy Stevens
  • NYC Marathon - Jack Statfeld and in Memory of Ted Rosenberg
  • In Honor of Ed Gauss
  • In Honor of Rob Gotlin
  • In Honor of Michelle Gross
  • In Honor of Lois Harris and Radmila Djordjevic
  • In Honor of Julie Johnson
  • In Honor of Annamma Joseph
  • In Honor of Bubby-Gangadhar Mantravadi
  • In Honor of Geraldine Martinez
  • In Honor of Kathy Pasquarette
  • In Loving Memory of Jeanette Grogan
  • In Loving Memory of Michael F. Pasquale
  • In Loving Memory of Joel Sachs and in Honor of Mel Sachs
  • In Memory of Loretta Battista
  • Buchanan Family in Memory of Larry Neil Buchanan
  • In Memory of Liliane Cannon
  • In Memory of Jennifer Casey
  • In Memory of Rayna Collin
  • In Memory of Philip D. Cook
  • In Memory of Jamie Davis
  • In Memory of Rudy Harris
  • In Memory of Fred Hauser
  • In Memory of Anne Hillelsohn
  • In Memory of Emily Kline and Steve Shapiro
  • In Memory of our beloved Marlene Kwiatkowski
  • In Memory of Greg Mayworm
  • In Memory of Anne McGuiness
  • Sue Castro in Memory of Elaine McMahon
  • In Memory of Rick Oliver
  • In Memory of Liz Tobin
  • In Memory of James Vandertulip
  • In Memory of Ken Zaback
  • Race for Research
  • Oscar "Ozzie" Snyder Memorial
  • AOH Division 2 Golf Outing in Honor and Memory of Msgr. Jim Kissane
  • Debbie Open Golf Outing
  • Eric Feltman Memorial Golf Outing
  • Golf Tournament in Memory of Deanne Keim
  • Richard W. Grabowski Golf Tournament
  • Terry Hagen Memorial Golf Tournament
  • The Larry Golf Classic
  • Tee'd Off at Cancer Golf Tournament
Social Events
  • Alpha Zeta Omega Fundraiser
  • Americana Manhasset Champions for Charity
  • The Art of Love Benefitting Pancreatic Cancer Research
  • Bike for Bar Mitzvah Fundraiser - in Memory of Grandma Maxine
  • Boston Scientific No Shave November
  • Breathwork Class with Ryan Kennedy
  • Bring A Buck
  • Byram Hills High School Youth Against Cancer
  • Cocktails for a Cure
  • In Memory of Joanne Coleman
  • FCSP Foundation and in Honor of all Patients, their Families and Friends
  • Grace Wine Fundraiser in Memory of Bruce "Luke" Osborne
  • Ryan Kerkler Fundraiser in Memory of PopPop
  • Lacey Township Local 238 PBA No Shave November
  • Maggie's Mask Chains and Bracelets
  • Mon-Sai Gives to a Cure
  • No Shave November
  • Pampered Chef Party in Memory of Charles Esterline
  • Pine Hills Ladies League Charity Day
  • Purple Day in Memory of David Stellmack
  • Purple Pumpkins for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Search for a Cure in Memory of Joseph T. Alessi
  • Raising Hope For Others
  • Cole Schmitz Community Fundraiser
  • St. John's Episcopal Church Harvest Fair
  • Stone House Nursery Father's Day Fundraiser
  • Thirty-One Gift Fundraiser
  • Trulieve PC Awareness Month Fundraiser
  • Eric Van Straten Fundraiser
  • In Honor of Ylisa Kuntz Birthday
  • In Honor of Lenore Lewis 70th Birthday
Walks and Runs
  • 10 Miles for Pop Pop
  • 5cacia Run for Pancreatic Cancer Research at Ohio University
  • Help Fight Cancer Walk Lake Wallkill
  • Pound the Pavement for Purple 5K Run/Walk
  • RMS Walks for HOPE
  • Run for Research In Memory of Mom
  • Walk-A-Thon in Memory of Edward Daguerre
  • Walk for Joseph Gagné
  • Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk Series
Team Baylor Strong

Passionate about fitness, Ashley Baylor organized two biking events, a bellydance/ HIIT event, and a 4-mile hike in her California hometown, in honor of her father Dr. Johnny V. Baylor, who died of pancreatic cancer in 2020.

Ashley Baylor smiling with arms spread wide.

You fuel the research leading to better treatments, earlier detection and more lives saved. We are so grateful.

virtual holiday bash

Thank you to MSG Entertainment and AMC Networks for hosting Lustgarten’s Virtual Holiday Bash, raising more than $532,000 for pancreatic cancer research. Held annually since 2000, the Bash has raised more than $25.5 million for pancreatic cancer research.

Tee’d Off at Cancer Golf Tournament

The Wallack family, close friends of Marc Lustgarten, honor their friendship and Marc’s memory at their Tee’d Off at Cancer Golf Tournament in Purchase, NY. Held on Sept. 13, 2021, the event raised nearly $138,000 for research; in total, the Wallack family has raised more than $1.7 million through the 11 golf events they’ve organized.

cocktails for a cure

Jessica Newshel, Anne Hamilton and their event committee organized and hosted Cocktails for a Cure on Nov. 5, 2021, at the New Canaan Nature Center in New Canaan, CT. Dedicated to increasing funding for pancreatic cancer research, Jessica, who lost her uncle to pancreatic cancer, and Anne, whose husband is a pancreatic cancer survivor, have hosted this event since 2019.

Burt Wallack and four other men smile at an event. Burt Wallack (2nd from left) organized Tee’d Off at Cancer Golf Tournament to honor Marc Lustgarten.
Pancreatic cancer survivor Neil Hamilton with his wife, Anne, Jessica Newshel, Carrie Mansfield smiling. Pancreatic cancer survivor Neil Hamilton (far left) spoke at the event, which was organized by his wife Anne (second from left) and Jessica Newshel (far right). Carrie Mansfield, MBA, Clinical Marketing Program Manager at Immunovia, (second from right) also attended.