Pansy Tribute Fund

Why the pansy?

Although pansy’s come in many other colours, the pansy fits the symbolic purple theme which represents pancreatic cancer and also even more special is that the winter variety flowers in November, which is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

PCA logoThe name “pansy” is derived from the French word pensée, “thought” and was imported into Late Middle English as a name of Viola in the mid-15th century, as the flower was regarded as a symbol of remembrance.

The pansy flower also symbolises the love or admiration of one person for another and was selected as Pancreatic Cancer Action logo when the charity was launched in 2010 by Ali Stunt. You can read more about why Ali chose the pansy here – “Why the pansy logo?” 

Pansies in memory – celebrate the life of someone specialpansy pin

While our logo may have now changed, the pansy is still very much part of our organisation and we continue to stock our popular pansy badges, and t-shirts which can be worn in memory and for awareness, as well as our online Pansy Fund, which provides the opportunity for people to remember loved ones online.

Pansy tribute fund

pansy in handRemember a loved one in your own way, perhaps by donating instead of flowers, lighting a candle, fundraising or simply remembering. An on-line Pansy Tribute offers a place for all of this and much more.

Simple to set up, easy to use, your Pansy Tribute Fund can hold your photographs, thoughts, sounds and memories all in one place. Anyone can open a Pansy Fund and everyone can contribute, in any way they wish.

Donate on-line easily and securely, send cheques or donate regularly by Direct Debit and watch your Pansy Fund grow. You can even collect sponsorship on-line with an ‘events’ page.

Create a contacts list and keep everyone updated at the press of a button. The Pansy Tribute can even send out an email invitation to light a candle and leave a message on special anniversaries and much more.

Every penny donated to your Pansy Tribute Fund will help Pancreatic Cancer Action fund the essential projects to enable earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

Find a Pansy Tribute Fund

Why not get started now?


There is no cost to set up your tribute. Follow the link to get started – Set Up A Pansy Tribute Fund

For more information, please email [email protected]

By keeping your loved one’s memory alive, you will also be helping future patients survive pancreatic cancer.

Thank you so much for your support.