Tag Archives: In the News

November 9, 2016

Sideline Cancer heading to Boston for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

On November 17, 2016, we are joining with our global counterparts in recognizing World Pancreatic Cancer Day to help raise awareness for the catastrophic disease that is pancreatic cancer.

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October 2, 2016

Early detection of Pancreatic Cancer takes center stage

The Griffith Family Foundation has donated from 2010 to date over $200,000 to the research efforts of Dr. A. James Moser MD FACS, Co-Director, Pancreas and Liver Institute Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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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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February 12, 2016

Griffith Family Foundation is a Solid Silver

The Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation has acquired a Silver Participant registration with Guidestar!

Guidestar is the world’s largest source of information on non-profit organizations.

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January 8, 2016

World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition

Pancreatic Cancer Organizations from the United States, Canada, and Europe are in the process of creating an independent coalition of pancreatic cancer organizations and partners from around the world.

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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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June 17, 2015

Erin Willett to return for Griff’s Run and Gun 2015

Erin Willett was a semi-finalist on the second season of NBC’s The Voice and competed under the guidance of Grammy nominated artist and CMA Entertainer of the Year, Blake Shelton.

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June 12, 2015

Sideline Cancer Basketball team to play in “TBT”

The Sideline Cancer basketball team has earned a bid to play in the 2nd “The Basketball Tournament”. The 97 team tournament is single elimination and the winning team will win a $1,000,000 prize.

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April 6, 2015

Sideline Cancer T-shirt: As Seen on TV!

Penn State Altoona Senior Joel Redfoot, who is a Hollidaysburg Area High School graduate, was selected to the “Good Works” team for his involvement in community organizations.

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