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40 years of philanthropy

Through weekly volunteer dates and monthly donations, Sally Reiquam never stops giving

April 1, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Through weekly volunteer dates and monthly donations, Sally Reiquam 40 years of giving continues to make a difference at Fred Hutch.

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Pillows for Pete Gross House

Soaring Heart volunteer team makes and donates natural wool pillows to housing complex for patients and their families

Oct. 10, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

Employees of Soaring Heart Natural Bed Company in Seattle spent an afternoon making 70 pillows and then delivering them to cancer patients and families at Pete Gross House. The project, part of the Sept. 16 United Way Day of Caring, was the brainchild of Soaring Heart owner and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center supporter Mike Schaefer.

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Magnolia Guild seeks new volunteers for Center support

Members host the annual Premier Chefs Dinner and volunteer to help patients

June 13, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

For members of the Magnolia Guild it’s not enough to raise more than $518,000 for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s pancreas cancer research at the 2011 Premier Chefs Dinner. Guild volunteers want to top that total during next year’s culinary event with the help of new members—perhaps with you among them.

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'Elite controllers’ may carry key to HIV vaccine

Julie McElrath, HIV Vaccine Trials Unit contribute to research breakthrough that may explain how some HIV-positive people control the virus with immune system alone

Nov. 15, 2010 | By Kristen Woodward

An international research consortium involving Dr. Julie McElrath and other clinical researchers from the Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit—a joint program of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington—is a significant step closer to understanding the genetics of "elite controllers."

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Volunteer outdoors to benefit the Center June 13 or 20

Support bicyclists at the Center-hosted Power Stop in Seattle's Sam Smith Park; volunteers receive a LIVESTRONG T-shirt

May 17, 2010 | By Christi Ball Loso

Volunteers are needed to support cyclists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Power Stop at the June 20 LIVESTRONG Challenge.

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IRB seeks recruits from your community

Institutional Review Office needs retired scientists, health care professionals and lay people to serve on board

May 17, 2010 | By Dean Forbes

When Lee Strucker in Human Resources heard that the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Institutional Review Board needed community members for its research review committees, he thought of his father-in-law and suggested that he consider it. Now Dick Erickson, a retired neuropsychologist, is the IRB’s newest volunteer.

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