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Theresa's Story

Theresa Ann (Naramore) Tracy September 29, 1966 – November 28, 2010. On Wednesday, May 5, 2010, Theresa went to the emergency room because she was having stomach pains. At the hospital, a sonogram showed a mass on her liver and later a mass on her pancreas. She was diagnosed with inoperable, stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Later, it was confirmed that the cancer had spread to Theresa’s stomach. After a tough battle, she passed away 6 months later in her home where she was surrounded by family. Theresa was only 44 years old.

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Join us for the 2016 Theresa Tracy Trot

The Trot is a 4 mile run / 2 mile walk in the Downtown East Peoria Riverfront area. Register today as an individual or a team! Awards will be given for the top overall male and female and top three finishers in the age brackets for male and females. The top three teams who raise the most money will receive awards.


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Theresa Tracy Strive to Survive

Our Mission

To increase survivability of pancreatic cancer through awareness of signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer and advancement of cures through funding for research for early detection, testing, and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

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Our Donations

In 2015, Theresa Tracy Strive to Survive donated a total of $40,088 which was an 18% increase over our 2014 donation.

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Our Statements

Please see our Annual Report, Statement of Financial Position and Statement of Activities.

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Facts About Pancreatic Cancer

Papa John's Promo Code

We have a great opportunity for you to support the Theresa Tracy Trot. The next time you order from Papa John's, use the promo code TheresaTracy10 and receive 40% off your order. 10%

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Thanks Texas Roadhouse

Thanks Texas Roadhouse of East Peoria. Just picked up our

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2016 Fundraisers

Please join us and help fight pancreatic cancer

Aug 27, 2016

Come out to the Peoria Chiefs and support Theresa Tracy Strive to Survive!  Tickets are only $10.  We will be selling the bags of tennis balls to be thrown for prizes after the game too.  Email for more information.

Sept 29, 2016

Please join us at Old Chicago, 7610 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL for dinner.  This is a very special day as it would have been Theresa’s 50th birthday.  Come help us celebrate!

Oct 28, 2016

Please join us at Jason’s Deli 112 Spinder Dr, East Peoria for dinner 5 PM to 10 PM.  Mention to the cashier you are there for the fundraiser and Jason’s Deli will donate 15% of your meal.

Nov 5, 2016

Please join us for 4th Annual TheresaTracyTrot Fundraising Event at 8 AM.


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