Luke Timmerman and Team Kilimanjaro

Curing cancer one mountain at a time.

Biotech journalist Luke Timmerman and Team Kilimanjaro raise $1.1 million for cancer research at Fred Hutch.

Event Details

Congratulations Team Kili!

The Kilimanjaro Climb to Fight Cancer Team, led by Seattle writer and entrepreneur Luke Timmerman, successfully reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro on February 17. Through their hard work, these climbers brought together 1,600 donors, including 23 sponsors, to raise more than $1.1 million for Fred Hutch.


February 2023
Host or Sponsor:
Fred Hutch
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (19,431 feet)
Contact Information:
Climbers with a banner at the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro


To make a donation, select the name of the climber you would like to support or send your gift to the address below. Be sure to include the name of the climber you are supporting. For stock donations or wire transfer instructions, please email

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Attn: Climb to Fight Cancer
1100 Fairview Ave. N., Mail Stop J5-200
Seattle, WA 98109

Meet the Team

2023 Sponsors

Trek Sponsors

Affini-T logo
ElevateBio Logo
Goodwin logo
OncoResponse logo

Base Camp Sponsors

Agilent Technologies
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Alloy Therapeutics
ARCH Venture Partners
Axiom Healthcare Strategies
Bisciotti Foundation

Chaplin Partners
Development Insights
Exact Sciences
Ge Li & Ning Zhao Family Foundation
iQ Biosciences
Latham & Watkins LLP

The Linus Group
Timmerman Traverse Alumni
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
We Can Rise

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