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Shop and dine to help fund women’s cancer research at Fred Hutch

Annual event at University Village to be held March 11-13

SEATTLE — Feb. 8, 2016 — Shop & Dine to Make a Difference, now in its 13th year, lets shoppers and diners score deals at University Village while helping support women’s cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

The fundraising event, to be held March 11-13, allows customers to purchase a Cure Card for $30 and save 20 percent at more than 60 participating University Village shops and restaurants.

Participating restaurants will include Delfino’s Chicago Style Pizza, Eureka!, Fran’s Chocolates, Piatti Ristorante & Bar, Ram Restaurant & Brewery, and Veggie Grill. Participating stores will include Anthropologie, InSpa, J. Crew, L’Occitane en Provence, The Land of Nod, and Pottery Barn Kids.

Participating for the first time this year are Evergreens restaurant, Marine Layer clothing, and iviva athletic wear for girls.

A full list of participating merchants is available here.

Last year’s event raised more than $51,000 for Fred Hutch. Cure Cards can be purchased online in advance or at University Village’s Center Court during the event.

All proceeds from card sales benefit lifesaving research on breast, cervical and ovarian cancer.

About Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Private contributions are essential for enabling Fred Hutch scientists to explore novel research opportunities that lead to important medical breakthroughs. For more information visit or follow Fred Hutch on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube.

About University Village, Seattle’s unique, open-air shopping and dining destination

University Village is Seattle’s only outdoor lifestyle shopping center, where you will find a unique mix of locally-owned boutiques, signature fashion and home-furnishing retailers, and a distinct collection of restaurants and eateries.

Fred Hutch Media Relations


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