Seattle Children's Launches $1 Billion Fundraising Campaign
Seattle Children’s recently launched the biggest fundraising campaign in its 110-year history. “It Starts with Yes” is a $1 billion initiative to help transform children’s health. About 400 donors, staff and patients were invited to a kick-off event celebrating this bold vision. The guests were treated to a special night hosted by Seattle Children’s chief executive officer Dr. Jeff Sperring. “This is about the launching pad for what’s going to come for kids,” said Sperring, “bringing a new generation of cures and being able to have additional care for kids and families. More hope, more care and more cures.”
About Seattle Children’s
Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.
Ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation’s top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research. Join Seattle Children’s bold initiative – It Starts With Yes: The Campaign for Seattle Children’s – to transform children’s health for generations to come.
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