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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Recruiting Volunteers to Assist Patients and Families

PLEASE INCLUDE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IN YOUR VOLUNTEER CALENDAR:

WHAT: The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking volunteers who can offer practical and social support for families of patients undergoing marrow transplantation.

The public is invited to an introductory orientation about the Center's Volunteer Services Program. The orientation will also include an overview of volunteer opportunities with oncology patients and families at the University of Washington Medical Center and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

WHEN: Thursday, September 7

6:30 until 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Pelton Auditorium

1100 Fairview Avenue North

NEEDS: Family support volunteers who speak Spanish, Turkish, Italian or Arabic, and volunteer drivers who can transport families to and from Sea-Tac Airport.

CONTACT: For more information, please call (206) 667-6031 or the Patient & Family Volunteer Services Program webpage.

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CONTACT: Susan Edmonds
sedmonds@fhcrc.org
(206) 667-2896

August 17, 2000