Make it Purple
Thank you to all our Supporters who made this such a great afternoon..
Emergent has been delighted to be associated with fundraising for Pancreatic Cancer since 2016 when their former Chairman was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. Emergent was excited to be a Gold Sponsor for the first ever PanCan Gala which of course was a huge success – supporting Nyree with her dream to create an event to remember. We purchased 45 tickets to the event and the feedback from our staff and clients who attended was well and truly beyond all expectations.
PC Events has a very clear vision on its strategy and desired outcomes in its fundraising goals and Emergent remains committed to helping on that journey. Sadly we lost Elaine in 2019 but have no doubt she would be incredibly happy that we are supporting a cause that was so important to her – Raising Awareness, Support and changing the dreadful stats in the outcome of Pancreatic Cancer..
AIA NZ is proud to again be a supporter of PanCan with the 2023 Make it Purple Long lunch, raising awareness around pancreatic cancer in New Zealand. The Gut Foundation and AIA have a common goal of health promotion in Aotearoa, and we encourage all New Zealanders to take proactive steps to improve and protect their health and wellbeing.
As New Zealand’s largest life insurer we understand first-hand the consequences misdiagnosis and delayed treatment can have on our customers’ health outcomes, and we support all efforts to educate and improve awareness of this notoriously fast-moving disease. We wish the PanCan team all the best for another successful event!
-Angela Busby, Chief Customer Officer, AIA New Zealand
Thanks to all the Gala supporters we have funded an new research program looking into stopping pancreatic cysts becoming cancerous (this will save lives), funded 2 trials for the current Masterplan trials and we will be starting an awareness campaign through GP’s, Hospitals, Testing Laboratories and Billboards