The Griffith Family Foundation’s signature initiative is Sideline Cancer®, which was started in 2012 by a motivated group of students to help advance pancreatic cancer research. To date, our organization has donated $290,000 to research efforts.

Greg Griffith’s Legacy

Watch Greg’s inspiring speech from our foundation’s in augural dinner:

Sideline Cancer Overview

This 12-minute video references Greg Griffith’s legacy of love and the creation of “I CAN” Sideline Pancreatic Cancer Youth Initiative.


“I CAN Sideline Pancreatic Cancer” Symposium/Forum – Friday, Apr. 5th at 7PM

Penn State University and The Griffith Family Foundation’s “I CAN Sideline Pancreatic Cancer” Youth Initiative are teaming up in the big game to sideline and cure Pancreatic Cancer.


An All-Star Effort by Our Students in Purple

We are extremely proud of all our students who are stepping up and using their athletic and entrepreneurial skills to help raise awareness and funds to cure for Pancreatic Cancer.


Nittany Lions’ “Purple Puck Night” – Friday, Nov. 30 at 5 PM

We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with the PSU Altoona Hockey Team and our first ever Purple Puck Night!


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