WEEK OF WELLNESS 2020

 

NWHH is partnering with health and wellness experts for a WEEK OF WELLNESS September 14–18!

Northwest Hope & Healing’s is hosting a full week of online wellness classes with an amazing group of health and wellness experts. Ticket packages include up to four yoga classes with Morgan Zion, an inspirational talk with accomplished mountain climber Lisa Thompson, a cooking class with nutritionist Alana Hendrickson, and more!

Learn More >

 

NWHH’s First Live Benefit Concert

 

NWHH raised over $4,500 during our first-ever live music benefit concert!

Northwest Hope & Healing’s community showed their support on Friday, August 14, by tuning in to our first ever concert to raise money for local women in need! These funds will help women who are receiving treatment for breast and gynecologic cancers pay for everyday basics. Sincere thanks to everyone who donated, with special thanks to our wonderful musicians, Dain Weisner and Ryan Mathews, and to Uphill Designs for hosting us in their beautiful space!

 
Local musicians Ryan Mathews (on left) and Dain Weisner (on right)

Watch the full concert HERE >

 

Mystery Box Fundraiser Success!

 

Thank you to Mystery and everyone who purchased a Mystery Box in support of Northwest Hope & Healing!

In accordance with social distancing measures, Mystery has created a collection of “Mystery Night In” packages that provide all the excitement and surprise of a night out from the comfort of your own home.

In recognition of the important work being done by NWHH, Mystery put together a special package just for us and generously agreed to donate 20% of all sales. We sold over 50 boxes and raised $3,500 for local women receiving treatment for breast and gynecologic cancers!


Northwest Hope & Healing celebrated our community on July 23rd with a virtual happy hour where we unboxed our Mystery Night In packages together.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a terrific night!

 

Support in Style 2020

Thank you to everyone who shopped online to support NWHH during Support in Style 20!

Northwest Hope & Healing was proud to partner with the following local boutiques to raise funds for Seattle women in need:

These wonderful boutiques put together beautiful packages and donated a portion of the sales to NWHH. Thank you JJ CapricesBukiSassafras, and Divalani for helping us keep the spirit of our Style Fundraiser alive with this luxurious event.

Thanks to your support, we raised over $500! That’s enough to provide five women with gas cards so that they can get to and from cancer treatment without having to rely on public transportation. Your donations make a real difference in the lives of men and women living with cancer!

Cork Fork Support 2019

Thank you for a wonderful CORK FORK SUPPORT 2019!

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, we had an amazing evening celebrating the work of Northwest Hope and Healing, and our fabulous community.

Friends, colleagues and neighbors came together at Melrose Market Studios on Capitol Hill to enjoy tastes of local wines, cider, brews, and spirits along with delectable hors d’oeuvres, followed by a short inspirational program showcasing NW Hope & Healing’s mission.

We’re thrilled to announce that we raised over $72,000 to support this great work into the Holiday Season and over the next year!

We would like to extend a special thank you to this year’s participants:

Thank you for supporting NW Hope & Healing, for making a difference in cancer patients’ lives and for sharing in our celebration of that work at Cork, Fork, & Support!

#NWHHCorkFork2019

Announcing Northwest Hope & Healing’s Seventeeth Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser

NORTHWEST HOPE & HEALING (NWH&H) ANNOUNCES SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER FEATURING LOCAL MODELS IMPACTED BY BREAST OR GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER

  • Funds Raised Benefit Local Women* Who Are Undergoing Breast and Gynecological Cancer Treatment at Swedish Cancer Institute and Struggling to Meet Basic Financial Obligations
  • Event Sponsors Include Local Boutiques, Couture Designers, Make-Up Artists and Businesses
  • Since 2000, NWH&H Has Provided 10,000+ Healing Gift Boxes and Raised Nearly $2M in Funds to Assist More Than 2,500 Local People In Need

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SEATTLE, April 3, 2019 — Northwest Hope & Healing, a Puget Sound-based 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation that provides immediate financial assistance to women who are undergoing breast or gynecologic cancer treatment at Swedish Cancer Institute, announced today that the organization’s premiere fundraising event, STYLE ’19, will be held on June 7, 2019 at the King Street Ballroom in downtown Seattle.

“Unfortunately, for many women, breast or gynecological cancer is not only a health emergency but also a financial catastrophe,” said Karyn Blasi-Hellar, executive director of Northwest Hope & Healing. “Imagine sitting in chemo while worrying about how to put food on the table, or facing surgery while worrying about paying for childcare. We believe that cancer is hard enough, and that nobody should have to face hunger, eviction, or having the lights turned off during treatment due to a lack of funds. The money we raise during our annual Fashion Shows allow us to give immediate financial assistance to these women in need at Swedish Cancer Institute by offering both financial grants, as well as comforting Healing Baskets to let them know they are not alone.”

In 2018, NWH&H gave 400 grants to patients in need, totaling a record breaking $140,000 and hand-delivered more than 300 healing baskets. Since its inception in 2000, the organization has provided over 10,000 Healing Baskets to newly diagnosed breast or gynecological cancer patients, and raised close to $2,000,000, which has assisted over 2,500 patients and their families in financial need.

“I have been personally moved by this organization and what they do to support both women and men who are going through some of the worst times in their lives,” said Shelly Hughes, a past grant recipient and volunteer model coordinator for the show. “Like me, many of this year’s models have been directly impacted by cancer – several are survivors or even currently undergoing treatment. To watch them walk on stage in front of so many people, all in support of women and their families in the Pacific Northwest, is both inspiring and truly humbling.”

STYLE ’19 will begin at 5:30pm with a cocktail hour where guests can enjoy bubbles, cocktails and appetizers while they mingle and check out a variety of silent auction items. The fashion show, featuring styles from local boutiques and couture designers, will begin at 7:00pm and will include a live auction and paddle raise, followed by an after-the-show dance party.

Tickets are now available for purchase here. For those unable to attend, or who are feeling generous, a “Sponsor a Model” option is also available and will allow for more of our model’s friends and family to come cheer them on while they strut the runway.

*Occasionally, NWH&H also helps men diagnosed with breast cancer. Approximately 2,600 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer annually.

About Northwest Hope & Healing (NWH&H)

NWH&H is a Puget Sound-based nonprofit organization that provides immediate financial assistance to women undergoing breast or gynecologic cancer treatment at Swedish Cancer Institute who are struggling to meet their basic needs. NWH&H’s patient assistance funds can be applied towards everyday living expenses such as child care or groceries, reliable transportation, or emergency rent. They are granted on the spot, without lengthy application forms or approval processes.

Contact

Karyn Blasi-Hellar
Executive Director, Northwest Hope & Healing
Ph: (1) 206-715-7112
E: karyn@nwhopeandhealing.org

Jennifer Price
Media Relations, Northwest Hope & Healing
Ph: (1) 917-567-7136
E: jenniferpriceny@gmail.com

Our Annual Style 19 Fashion Fundraiser Was a Huge Success!

Our annual Style ’19 fashion show raised almost $400,000 to support the work of Northwest Hope and Healing!

This year’s glamorous event was held on Friday June 7 at the King Street Ballroom, where we had an amazing night bidding on fabulous packages, cheering on patient and survivor models as they walked the runway, and listening to our inspirational keynote speaker, Courtney, share her story of hope and healing.

Through your compassionate giving, women and men facing diagnosis will know that they are not alone. You will make patients’ burdens a little lighter, and surround them with hope and healing in a time of fear and sadness. Words can’t express how much of a difference you’ll make in their lives.

Thanks to Our “Fab Five” Boutiques

Thanks to Thrive Causemetics!

We were honored to receive a donation of Thrive Causemetics to be used in two ways: 1)  by the makeup artists on our models; and (2) in our healing gift boxes that we give to all newly diagnosed breast or gynecological cancer patients at Swedish Hospital. Because of their generosity, we’ve been able to save on the expense of products while partnering with an organization that is passionate about similar causes.

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Dark Age Tattoo Fundraiser for Northwest Hope and Healing

Thanks so much to Eric Eye and the amazing artists at Dark Age Tattoo for supporting Northwest Hope and Healing!

On Saturday October 6th, Dark Age Tattoo in the Capitol Hill neighborhood hosted a tattoo fundraiser in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting Northwest Hope and Healing.

Check out the King5 coverage and video here!

If you missed out on the event this year, don’t worry, you can join in on the fun next year. We’ll keep you posted on the 2019 October date.

This event was coordinated by Eric Eye, who has been a professional tattoo artist since 1990, specializing in detailed realism and portraiture. When his significant other went through a double prophylactic mastectomy with reconstruction, and he saw firsthand what a huge difference restorative cosmetic tattoos made for her, and began to focus on nipple and areola reproduction tattoos for breast cancer survivors.

His goal? To help breast cancer survivors feel whole again through the healing power of ink.

Learn more about Eric:  video | article

 

 

Cosmo 5k and 7k Fundraiser 2018

Great Route.
Gorgeous Waterfront.
And a Genuinely Good Cause.

Took place on Sunday, September 16, 2018
at the Alki Bathhouse on Alki Beach in Seattle

A hearty THANK YOU to everyone who participated in Northwest Hope & Healing’s annual summer fundraiser!

Because of you, we are able to continue providing immediate financial assistance to local women who are undergoing treatment for breast or gynecologic cancer at Swedish Cancer Institute.

 

Style 2018 Fundraiser

Style ’18 raised a whopping $310,000—thanks to YOU!

As Northwest Hope & Healing’s biggest event of the year, this high-energy evening was a whirlwind of celebration and support for women who are undergoing treatment for breast and gynecologic cancer in the Seattle area. Just take a look:

Held at the newly opened The Sanctuary, highlights of our 2018 event included heart-warming presentations from former recipients of NWHH assistance including Shelly Hughes, and Evelyn, Chris, and Emma Daniels, a guest appearance by the inimitable Thierry Rautureau of Loulay and Luc restaurants, a beautiful musical performance by Rebecca Friedman, live music by DJ Phase, and entertainer and EMCEE extraordinaire, Ian Lindsay.

Thanks to Seattle Met for this awesome two-page spread in the magazine!

Every fabulous moment was captured in photos by the talented Pavel Verbovski, courtesy of Seattle MetPages.

Many Thanks to Our Awesome Boutiques

Many Thanks to Our Auction Donors

In addition to all sorts of fun in The SnapBar’s photo booth, delicious wine and champagne from our generous local wineries and distributors, and the annual silent auction (with amazing items from companies like Bella Fiore MediSpa, Seattle Repertory Theater, and JJ Caprices), this year we added seven amazing live auction items that played a significant part in the night’s incredible fundraising success.

And Huge Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Premier Sponsors

Runway Partners

Behind the Scenes Sponsors