AFFPC Reaches GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level


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AFFPC Reaches GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level as a Demonstration of its Commitment to Transparency

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2015The Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer today received the GuideStar Exchange Silver participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. This level demonstrates the AFFPC’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.

“We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents,” said Theresa Dukovich, AFFPC Executive Director. “As a GuideStar Exchange participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”

In order to be awarded the GuideStar Exchange logo, the AFFPC had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit report page on for the Silver level of participation.

“I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” added Theresa. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress.”

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About the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

The Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer (AFFPC) was founded in 2012 and is a volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Pittsburgh, Pa.  Its mission is to take a united and pivotal role in changing pancreatic cancer treatment by empowering patients with personalized options for better survival and quality of life.  Partnership organizations include: John F. Fortney Research Group (Greensburg, Pa.), J’s Run (Bethlehem, Pa.), The Wanda Bilec Foundation (Downingtown, Pa.), The Woiner Foundation (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and the Barnes Family, formerly Mellie’s Mission (Smithfield, Pa.).

About the GuideStar Exchange

The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people coming to GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations, the GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar’s many audiences. Becoming a GuideStar Exchange participant is free of charge. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for participation. The GuideStar Exchange level logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all Exchange participants’ nonprofit reports.

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