Tag Archives: Cathy Griffith

March 31, 2017

History of the Griffith Family Foundation

Cathy and Greg Griffith

The history of the Griffith Family Foundation is a tragic but inspiring chapter in the story of Greg and Cathy Griffith.

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October 20, 2016

Cathy Griffith Receives Local Jefferson Award

Cathy Griffith was recently awarded a local Jefferson Award because of The Griffith Family Foundation and Sideline Cancer’s efforts to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer and to raise funding for pancreatic cancer research.

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April 26, 2016

Small Business Interview with Cathy Griffith

Cathy just wrapped up an in-depth interview with JMG Systems detailing the history of the Griffith Family Foundation as well as what goes on in the office on a day-to-day basis. Here’s a snippet from that article:

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January 8, 2016

Digestive Disease National Coalition

In March, 2016, Cathy was named the Secretary of The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC).

The DDNC was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Washington D.C. They are an advocacy organization made up of several major national voluntary and professional societies that focus on raising awareness and support for digestive diseases. The DDNC in particular deals with improving public policy related to digestive diseases and works to increase public awareness about the many diseases of the digestive system.

Click here to learn more about the DDNC. 

July 6, 2015

Nonprofit raises awareness…

From the WJAC TV website!

“After pancreatic cancer took Cathy Griffith’s husband Greg, instead of taking to road to ‘why me,’ the Hollidaysburg native decided to choose the ‘believe always’ path. In this week’s Making a Difference, Lindsay Ward found out what she’s done to keep his memory alive, and how the local community stepped in.”

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January 18, 2015

About Cathy Griffith

Cathy and Greg Griffith

Cathy is a wife, mother of two amazing sons and became a widow at the age of 48. Her husband, Greg Griffith, was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic and liver cancer in the prime of his life.

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November 1, 2012

HOPE Necklace

If you know Cathy Griffith you may have noticed the necklace she wears with a picture of her and Greg inside. This was a gift given to her by Tracy and Sally Fownes after Greg had passed. It is a Tiffany-style sterling necklace, in which you can place any locket-sized picture. CONTINUE READING

October 11, 2011

A Message From Cathy Griffith

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Our mission is to one day see a world without pancreatic cancer. And for that matter, to see cancer of all types completely eliminated from our world!

How do we go about doing that? The answer is simple: by giving it to God and asking His Spirit to guide us as instruments to help “FUND a cure!” What makes us unique from other cancer research foundations is that our mission is driven by the Holy Spirit. With God in control, we believe that we will see a cure for pancreatic cancer. CONTINUE READING

June 8, 2011

The Day We Found Out…

On Saturday, January 30th, 2010, Greg played two hours of basketball. He was the high scorer in the game and felt great throughout. At four o’clock that afternoon, we went to church, and I noticed that Greg looked a little yellow. Afterwards, we went to dinner. Greg said he wasn’t hungry.

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