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In the community

Welcome to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center events and sponsorship page. Fred Hutch participates in various community events throughout the year that align with our organizational mission and goals.

PrideSeattle Pride Parade

Fred Hutch annually participates at Seattle Pride Parade, an event that works to celebrate and advocate for the LGBTQ population.  

Visit Seattle Pride Parade 


Swim Across AmericaSeattle Swim Across America 

Swim Across America, Inc. (SAA) is dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming-related events. For 2020 the event is adapting; with the opportunity to log activity points for swimming, hiking, biking, and whatever else you like to do! Find out more information about this year’s virtual Swim Across America Coast to Coast. To date, Swim Across America contributed over $2.5 million for clinical research at Fred Hutch. 

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FolklifeNorthwest Folklife Festival

The Northwest Folklife Festival is the place to learn, to dance, to play, to try something new and to discover arts and cultures that inspire celebration of one another and our large community. The Northwest Folklife Festival celebrates the global traditions of local, independent artists and Fred Hutch is proud to sponsor the event for three years. Presenting more than 5,000 performers, the festival draws from the more than 100 cultural communities that Northwest Folklife collaborates with year-round. The festival is presented without admission charge, creating the most inclusive, wide reaching arts experience.

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Pink Boat Regatta

Every year, sailors and supporters come together for the Pink Boat Regatta dressed in their best pink outfits to be on the water together. This sailing event raises money for the Breast Cancer Research Fund. 

Visit Pink Boat Regatta

Fred Hutch patients at Folklife. Listen as Fred Hutch patients tune up for Folklife and share their stories about the healing power of music.