How to ask for contributions

Tips for Obliteriders from a fundraising Jedi! Every donation to your Obliteride goal starts with one thing: Your ask. But how to make that request? We asked Fred Hutch’s Kjell Oswald, a professional fundraiser, for advice and tips. His #1 suggestion? Believe in your mission and follow through! Here’s more from Kjell, in his own words: Thank you, Obliteriders, for getting out there and raising … Continue reading How to ask for contributions

Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Akhila Rajan

Researching the causes of obesity to better understand weight gain. About the work Dr. Akhila Rajan’s laboratory studies the way the body regulates fat — going beyond common assumptions to find answers that may someday help people better regulate their weight and avoid health conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer. Together, her team is investigating how the misregulation of a hormone called leptin could … Continue reading Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Akhila Rajan

Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Filippo Milano

Dr. Filippo Milano’s lab uses umbilical cord blood — collected with the mother’s permission after her baby is born — to create potentially lifesaving stem cell treatments. In our newest video, Filippo shares his work, his passion for cures, and why Obliteride matters to him. About the work For patients with certain cancers, stem cell transplants are the best treatment — but not everyone can … Continue reading Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Filippo Milano

Top 5 fundraising ideas for Obliteride 2019

Fun (and proven) ideas to help you bring in fundraising dollars. 1. Throw an epic party Do you have access to a large backyard, rooftop, or commons room in your building? Invite your friends to come over and ask them for a cover charge ($15–$25) to go towards your fundraising. Remember, it’s a fundraiser — so don’t think of it as you providing enough drinks … Continue reading Top 5 fundraising ideas for Obliteride 2019

Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Eric Holland

Dr. Eric Holland is bringing the best minds in the Pacific Northwest together to improve cancer treatment and save lives. See how Obliteride makes it possible. Every day, Dr. Eric Holland — an internationally renowned surgeon and researcher — puts his vast experience to work to give more patients better treatment options. Through the Seattle Translational Tumor Research group (STTR), Dr. Holland unites researchers, clinicians, … Continue reading Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Eric Holland

Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Holly Harris

Watch our new video to learn how Fred Hutch’s Dr. Holly Harris is helping women and their doctors stop cancer before it starts — with your support. With support from Fred Hutch Obliteride, prevention researcher Dr. Holly Harris and her team are putting women’s health first. Dr. Harris studies a range of cancers and conditions that affect women, including breast and ovarian cancer, endometriosis, and … Continue reading Obliteride Funding in Action: Dr. Holly Harris

Science. Obliteride. Amazing.

  Meet 11-year-old Obliterider Kayla (and be inspired) “Study hard and read” When 11-year-old Kayla emailed Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Jerry Radich to ask how she could help stop cancer, Obliteride wasn’t actually his first thought. Dr. Radich, a globally-recognized physician and researcher (and a father) thought of all the ways Kayla could pursue science herself. “Study hard,” he emailed back, “and read.” But, he … Continue reading Science. Obliteride. Amazing.

Get Our New Facebook Filter and Glow Orange to Cure Cancer!

We’re so excited about our fun Facebook profile picture filter for Glow Orange to Cure Cancer! Pretty awesome, right? Show your support for Obliteride and Fred Hutch during the month of May (which is National Cancer Research Month) by using our snazzy filter over your profile pic. It’s easy! That’s it! Be sure to share why you’re using the filter and include a link to … Continue reading Get Our New Facebook Filter and Glow Orange to Cure Cancer!

Ready, set, glow: This May, Seattle is glowing orange for cancer research — and supporting lifesaving work at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

                                                                                                                Orange is the color of Fred Hutch Obliteride, a … Continue reading Ready, set, glow: This May, Seattle is glowing orange for cancer research — and supporting lifesaving work at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Social Media Tips: Obliteride 2019

LOVE OBLITERIDE ON SOCIAL! Your social media accounts can help you crush your fundraising goals. Here are a few tips to inspire your community and make it happen. Tip 1: Share your personal story. Sharing your story gives people the chance to say: “Yeah, I want to end cancer, too.” Just like everything on social, your top goal is to get your community to stop, … Continue reading Social Media Tips: Obliteride 2019