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‘Shop to Make a Difference’ at University Village May 18-20 benefits women’s cancer research at the Hutchinson Center

SEATTLE – April 30, 2012 – Help fund breakthroughs against women’s cancers while doing your spring shopping at “Shop to Make a Difference” May 18-20 at University Village. Receive 20 percent off purchases from participating retailers and restaurants when you purchase a $25 Cure Card; all proceeds from card sales benefit women’s cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

In its ninth year, the popular fundraiser’s roster of merchants includes Anthropologie, Boom Noodle, Cole Haan, crewcuts, Eileen Fisher, Hanna Andersson, J.Crew, Kiehl’s Since 1851, Kid’s Club, Mercer, Pottery Barn Kids, Restoration Hardware, and many more. A full list of participating stores and restaurants and additional details can be found at; Cure Cards may be purchased online now or at University Village during the event.  Free valet parking will be provided in the lot adjacent to Pottery Barn Kids.

“Shop to Make a Difference” is a great opportunity to enjoy savings while funding breakthrough research for breast, cervical and ovarian cancer research that will save lives.

Christi Ball Loso

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