Seattle, WA – In the last two years, the Greenwood Street Soccer Tournament raised over $11,000 for the Innovators Network at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. On August 8, 150 street soccer players and an expected 4,000 spectators will donate more funds to cutting edge cancer research while enjoying the craft beer garden and over 50 family-friendly activities as part of PhinneyWood Summer Streets, including an all-day concert featuring bluegrass headliner Polecat.
Naked City Brewery fermented a special batch of Betsy’s Mountain Brown Ale, a tribute beer for the inspiration behind the fundraiser, Betsy Miller. Mom of Naked City co-owner Bryan Miller, Betsy was an amazing lady who loved soccer and beer and fought terminal bone marrow cancer for ten years with the help of Fred Hutch. Naked City will donate one dollar from every pint sold on August 8th, open to close.
All games are refereed by the amazing UW Women’s Soccer players; check out the Dawgs’ upcoming 2015 season schedule here. Players compete in three divisions—Fun, Competitive, and Over-30 Competitive—for trophies and $300 in gift cards. The all day concert features kick-ass youth rock musicians trained by the School of Rock. The raffle includes fabulous prizes like a piano, a Day of Beauty spa package, and hundreds of dollars in gift cards.
Together with major sponsors—including City Arts, Verity Credit Union, Umpqua Bank, Crescent Builds, Elysian Brewing, Phinney Market Pub & Eatery, American Music, Sporthaus Schmetzer, PNA, and of course the folks who helped start it all over at The Yard Cafe—Naked City is thrilled to donate all event proceeds to the Innovators Network at Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center.
Innovators Network (IN) is the next generation of leaders who share a commitment to Fred Hutch's mission to eliminate cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. Geared toward those under 45, IN members make annual gifts of $1,000 or more to support cutting-edge research at Fred Hutch. To learn more about Innovators Network at Fred Hutch, visit fredhutch.org/in.
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