Welcome to the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance events and sponsorship page. SCCA participates in various community events throughout the year that align with our organizational mission and goals.
Wellness: It's a Family Affair
13th Annual health and wellness event - April 22, 2017
SCCA in partnership with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Parks & Recreations and Cierra Sisters, is hosting a health and wellness event for the whole family in Rainier Valley. There will be mammograms available by the SCCA mammogram van, HIV screening and vaccine information as well as other vital screenings and health care information. The event is free and all families are invited to attend.
Northwest Sarcoma Foundation
Dragonslayer Walk - April 22, 2017
Dragonslayer Seattle is a non-competitive community walk held at Green Lake to honor sarcoma angels, patients and survivors; and to raise money to fund the programs and mission of Northwest Sarcoma Foundation. An equally important purpose of Dragonslayer Seattle is to provide those affected by sarcoma with a gathering that is heartwarming and encouraging, and to help people feel supported and less isolated. Learn how to join the Dragonslayer Seattle.
American Lung Association
LUNG FORCE WALK - May 6, 2017
The Seattle LUNG FORCE Walk raises awareness and money to help those impacted by lung cancer and other lung diseases, including asthma and COPD. The walk features LUNG FORCE Heroes and their families, interactive education areas, fun games and activities, and inspiring stories of hope. Funds raised from the event will support lung disease research, advocacy, education and awareness. This year's walk will take place at Woodland Park Zoo.
46th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival - May 26-29, 2017
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 SCCA is proud to be sponsoring the event for a second year. The festival is more than a celebration of the diversity of the Pacific Northwest, it’s a chance to engage directly with the many communities that make up the region. Presenting more than 5,000 performers, the festival draws from the more than 100 cultural communities that Northwest Folklife collaborates with year-round. The 46th annual Northwest Folklife is presented without admission charge, creating the most inclusive, wide reaching arts experience.
Seattle Pride Parade - June 26, 2017
SCCA will be featured in the Seattle Pride Parade, an event that works to celebrate and advocate for the LGBTQ population. The annual parade takes place in downtown Seattle.
Seattle Swim Across America
Lake Washington Open Water Swim - September 9, 2017
Swim Across America, Inc. (SAA), is dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming-related events. In Seattle, SAA community volunteers host an annual open-water swim in Lake Washington that benefits SCCA. To date, Swim Across America contributed over $1,000,000 for clinical research at SCCA. This year you can participate as a swimmer, volunteer or fundraiser in the Lake Washington Open Water Swim.
SCCA/Starbucks Cycling Team
SCCA/Starbucks Cycling is an amateur race team of men and women who compete at local, regional, national and international events. The team comprises doctors, engineers, marketing professionals, and everything in between. For the past three years, the team has hosted a cyclocross event that raises money for SCCA.
Wings of Karen
5K Bra Dash
The mission of this community based organization is to fund promising breast cancer research in the Pacific Northwest. In the spirit of Karen Denmark, Wings of Karen is a resource that shows the strength, courage and beauty of those fighting back at cancer. Wings of Karen is proud to support the breast cancer research and clinical program of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a powerful collaboration between UW Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and other life-saving institutions across the Pacific Northwest.
Susan G. Komen
Race for the Cure
The Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure first began in 1984 to unite the breast cancer community, celebrate survivors, raise money for breast cancer research and honor those who lost their lives to the disease. Seventy-five percent of the net funds raised through the race go towards local programs. Runners and walkers can participate individually or form teams.
Pink Boat Regatta
Pink Boat Regatta Celebration Dinner
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.