Events / Programs

Climb to Fight Breast Cancer

Every year, outdoor enthusiasts join together to ascend some of the world’s most breathtaking mountains in honor or memory of loved ones who have battled breast cancer. The Climb allows you to touch the top of states, countries and continents while raising vital funds for breast cancer research.

Select a peak and join us!

February 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Our Science for Life presentation will break down the concepts, skip the homework and provide the opportunity to interact with Stan Riddell, M.D. a world-class researcher.

March 2015

March 13 - 15, 2015
Purchase a Cure Card online and receive 20% off at participating stores and restaurants at University Village. All proceeds from the sale of the Cure Cards benefit women's cancer research at Fred Hutch.
March 31, 2015
Join us for the Global Oncology Symposium, "Making Cancer a Priority in Global Health".

April 2015

April 11, 2015
Join us at a complimentary symposium addressing the latest in prostate cancer prevention, screening and treatment. All sessions will include opportunities to address questions from participants.
April 15, 2015
Get in on the ground floor of cutting edge research at Fred Hutch. At Fast Pitch, scientists will present their research and why it’s so compelling in a quick and efficient venture-like forum.
April 23, 2015
Join Dr. Jim Olson and the Project Violet team for an evening of stories and celebration.
April 26, 2015
Representatives from University of Washington sororities compete for the title of "Miss Greek."

May 2015

May 2, 2015
Inspiring dance and musical performances at the Moore Theater in Seattle to benefit lifesaving research at Fred Hutch and the Pete Gross House.
May 17, 2015
Join us for Northwest wines and a four-course dinner prepared by the Northwest's premier chefs.
May 21, 2015
Fred Hutch's collaboration with the Uganda Cancer Institute has led to the construction of a 25,000-square-foot research, training and clinical care facility in Kampala. Please join us!

June 2015

June 6, 2015
Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness is an annual event designed for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, friends, family and health care professionals. It is designed to provide general education on a variety of the late- and long-term effects faced by cancer survivors after treatment is completed.
June 7, 2015
Enjoy scenic courses along the western shore of Lake Washington and take part in the 10K Run, Zillow 5K Run/Walk or the Bert’s Red Apple Market Kids’ Run!
June 28, 2015
The MoveMMORE 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walks are family-friendly events that bring the community together to support multiple myeloma research.

July 2015

July 16 - 17, 2015
Join former Seahawks star Jacob Green for his annual celebrity golf tournament and auction to benefit Fred Hutch, the Pete Gross House and the Family Assistance Fund.
July 24 -25, 2015
Recognizing that more than one million lives have been touched by Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation; we are thrilled to welcome five-plus-year survivors and families to the seventh BMT Survivor Reunion on July 24-25, 2015.
Summer 2015
Select a peak and start fundraising now for next summer's expeditions and join in the fight against breast cancer.

August 2015

Thank you to all who supported the 18th annual Klingman Open. Your support will make a difference in the lives of patients.
Thank you to all who supported the 2014 Bruce McDonnell Memorial Golf Classic. Your support will make a difference in the lives of patients.
August 7-9, 2015
Ride to end cancer. Register now for the Obliteride fundraising bike ride and 100 percent of every dollar raised will benefit our lifesaving cancer research. Together we can save lives faster.
Thanks to all who attended the fifth annual event, which raised nearly $155,000 for early cancer detection research at Fred Hutch and The Moyer Foundation.
Swim Across America-Moses Lake is an open water swim in Moses Lake benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

September 2015

Swim Across America-Seattle is an open water swim in Lake Washington benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
September 26, 2015
IN for the Hutch is the perfect late night cocktail party with a twist. Mix, mingle, take a chance on some one-of-a-kind experiences and of course, dance the night away.

December 2015

Thank you to all who attended and supported the 39th annual Hutch Holiday Gala. With your help, gross proceeds of more than $8.6 million were raised to support solid tumor research programs at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

January 2016

January 2016
Join us on Safeco Field as we present the 51st annual Hutch Award® and raise vital funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch.

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