Worthy of Investment

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s accomplishments are made possible through private donations, large and small, as well as competitively awarded research grants.

  • More than 30,000 individuals, corporations, foundations and other private organizations annually contribute to the Hutchinson Center.
  • Private contributions enable the Center to recruit and retain the world’s top biomedical researchers.
  • Private funds pay for pilot studies in new and innovative areas of research, which often lead to significant medical breakthroughs.
  • Private donations also fund many other key programs, including fellowships for new scientists, housing and transportation assistance for patients and their families, and critical laboratory research equipment.

In Glory's words-

If just one life is saved, the sacrifices we all make will be worth it.

-Glorianna Gensch (June 2007)