It’s not every day one gets a shot to meet a Major League Baseball great — while also helping save lives from cancer.
Through July 31, give a gift to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and be entered for the opportunity to nominate a child in your life for a VIP meet-and-greet with the Seattle Mariners’ star outfielder, Mitch Haniger. Even better, the child can bring along 10 of their friends for this unforgettable experience, and you’ll receive tickets to enjoy the game.
Donate online and be automatically entered for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The promotion, now in its second year, is part of the Mariners’ ongoing partnership with Fred Hutch to advance cancer research at the center.
“It is awesome to be a partner and try to support Fred Hutch. Everybody here is trying to find a cure,” Haniger said during a visit to the Hutch in January.
The 2018 American League All-Star player is known for his formidable bat and for his breathtaking plays in right- and center field. He’s also an MVP team member for cancer research: The 2018 ‘Meet Mitch’ campaign raised $34,000 for science at Fred Hutch.
“Because baseball is part of Fred Hutch’s legacy, our partnership with Mitch Haniger and the Mariners is particularly meaningful,” said Kelly O’Brien, Fred Hutch’s vice president of Philanthropy. “The ‘Meet Mitch’ campaign is raising critical support for cures. Every gift to Fred Hutch, regardless of size, powers our research. Collectively, they supercharge an array of projects aimed at improving and saving lives.”
Note: Those who don’t wish to donate can still enter for a chance to nominate a child to meet Haniger. See the donation form for more information.
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