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Make your bid: Ultimate Sports Auction Oct. 20

Sports fans have a new way to get their hands on autographed sports memorabilia and exclusive sports experiences while supporting the Pete Gross House and the Family Assistance Fund

Oct. 19, 2009
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Listen to 710 ESPN Seattle on Tuesday and call in bids during the live, on-air auction that will feature autographed sports memorabilia and unique sports experiences from the Seattle Seahawks, Mariners and Sounders FC.

Listen to the first-ever Ultimate Sports Auction, presented by the Pete Gross House Council and 710 ESPN Seattle Tuesday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Listeners can call in bids during the live, on-air auction featuring autographed sports memorabilia and unique sports experiences from the Seattle Seahawks, Mariners and Sounders FC.

Get autographed items from your favorite Seahawks including Matt Hasselbeck, Aaron Curry and T.J. Houschmandzadeh; Mariners Ichiro Suzuki and Adrian Beltre; and Sounders Kasey Keller and Freddy Montero.

The Pete Gross House provides affordable housing, comfort and community to cancer patients and their families who require housing for 12 or more weeks. The house is named after the former "Voice of the Seahawks," play-by-play announcer Pete Gross, who died of cancer in 1992.

The Family Assistance Fund helps those who demonstrate a need for financial assistance with a wide range of daily, non-medical expenses such as groceries, child care and transportation.

If you are unable to participate on Tuesday but would like to make a 100 percent tax-deductible donation, visit http://getinvolved.fhcrc.org/goto/Pete.Gross

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.