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It started as

…an idea conceived by a two-time survivor of leukemia who was intent on raising money for a local organization that saves the lives of children with leukemia.  It began in 2018 as Climb for a Cure, and raised more than $100,000 for the cause, attracting a community of generous donors and sponsors.  Soon joined by friends, including others touched by the scourge of this tragic disease, it became Swing for a Cure 2021, a local golf tournament that raised still more.  Thanks to sponsors, donors, and participants, it was a tremendous success.

For A Cure NW is a non-profit charitable corporation focusing on supporting research for the treatment of children as well as supporting their families as their children undergo treatment in the High-Risk Leukemia Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

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“A unique aspect of the leukemia team at Seattle Children’s is that they’re both willing to be aggressive and go above and beyond to give a child a chance at living and being cured, and they’re also really respectful of what is best for the child and what the family thinks is best for the child, which for us, was focused on Henry’s quality of life.”

Robin Lawrence
(Mother of Henry, a Seattle Children’s patient)

Would you like to give hope to children and families effected by childhood leukemia?

What can you do to provide support or promote ongoing research in this field? See below!

Your organization will benefit with visibility and promotion in our media efforts and make upcoming events possible. Your contribution allows For a Cure NW to generate much needed dollars for the children in The High-Risk Leukemia Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

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Your entire contribution goes to Seattle Children’s High-Risk Leukemia Program.

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You’ll participate in the planning and production of events and contribute your valuable efforts to this worthy cause.

Spread the word! We’ve started this from scratch.  Now, increasing awareness is essential to our continued success. Tell all of your friends!

Become a Participant

Come enjoy the pleasant company of other generous people who share your interests and also share our purpose.

Join Our Team
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Current research

Find out about the current progress being made for children with Leukemia as a result of our efforts!

For A Cure NW is recognized under IRC Section 509(a)(2) as a Public Charity. Donors can deduct donations they make to us under IRC Section 170. We are also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under sections 2055, 2106 or 2522.