We are pleased to announce that this October a portion of every pizza pie purchase will be donated to the Lustgarten Foundation. The Lustgarten Foundation, founded in 1999, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission of advancing scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer. It is the largest private foundation dedicated solely to funding pancreatic cancer research.
Their mission is as follows:
To advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer by:
- Increasing funding and support of research into the biological mechanisms and clinical strategies related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic cancer;
- Facilitating and enhancing the dialogue among members of the medical and scientific communities about basic and clinical research efforts that relate to pancreatic cancer;
- Heightening public awareness of pancreatic cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention and providing informational support for pancreatic cancer patients, their families, and friends.