Events & Community Programs

Upcoming Public Events

This calendar lists Fred Hutch's fundraising, community and celebration events.

April 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Join the National High-5-A-Thon by high-fiving friends and strangers alike for cancer research on April 17.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Representatives from University of Washington sororities compete for the title of "Miss Greek."

May 2014

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Join us for an evening filled with entertainment by nationally recognized dancers and singers as well as local pre-professional dance students.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Pacific Northwest's premier chefs present this evening of culinary delights.

June 2014

An educational event for cancer survivors.
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Join us for a 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk or Half-Mile Kids' Run along Lake Washington.
Join us in the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer on various peaks.

July 2014

Join us in the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer on various peaks.
Golf Tournament and gala hosted by the former Seahawk great.

August 2014

Golf tournament, dinner and auction to benefit the Family Assistance Fund.
Enjoy an afternoon of golfing with an awards dinner and prize drawings. Proceeds benefit the Family Assistance Fund.
August 8-10, 2014
Ride to end cancer. Register now for the Obliteride fundraising bike ride and 100 percent of every dollar raised will benefit our lifesaving cancer research. Our goal is a cure. You can help us get there.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Swim Across America-Moses Lake is an open water swim in Moses Lake benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Benefits The Gregory Fund® for early cancer-detection research.
Join us in the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer on various peaks.

September 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Swim Across America-Seattle is an open water swim in Lake Washington benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
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Sept. 20, 2014
IN for the Hutch is the perfect late night cocktail party with a twist. Mix, mingle, take a chance on some one-of-a-kind experiences and of course, dance the night away.

October 2014

Join us in the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer on various peaks.
Bid online for your chance to win memorabilia and unique sports experiences from the Seattle Seahawks, Mariners and Sounders FC.

December 2014

Black tie event including dinner, live, super silent and cellar auctions and late night dancing.
NOTE: This event has been postponed to a future date. Please call 206.667.4919 with any questions.

January 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Please save the date for for the 50th Anniversary of the Hutch Award®.

February 2015

Our “Science for Life” series will break down the concepts, skip the homework and offer a chance to interact with world-class researchers in a fun and informal atmosphere.

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Community Programs

Fred Hutch offers a variety of community programs for you to learn more about our progress in the fight against cancer and related diseases.

Your Health

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Survivorship Clinic
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Survivorship Clinic can offer you support, treatment, and education in the years after completing cancer treatment.

Educational Opportunities

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Internship Program
A number of training programs and opportunities are available for students of varying academic backgrounds.

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Science Educational Partnership
A professional development program for secondary school science teachers in Washington State aims to establish long-term partnerships between teachers and the life sciences research community.

Cancer in Our Communities

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Cancer in Our Communities
Cancer places a greater burden on some minority groups in the United States than on others for a variety of reasons. Learn more about cancer in African American, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Ashkenazi Jewish, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino communities.

Join a Research Study

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You can help conquer cancer. The Center needs healthy volunteers for cancer-prevention and early cancer detection studies. Review the wide array of research studies needing volunteers.

Speakers & Presentations

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We are happy to present an overview of our comprehensive work, from prevention to treatment and can occasionally place topic-specific speakers. For more information contact


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