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When you invest in Swedish, you make innovative health care possible. Read how your generosity brings stories of hope, healing and wellness to our community today, and in the future. 

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Greatest Need
Amy
Your generous support gives hope to patients like Amy

Facing the birth of her first child, Amy was overwhelmed with fear. 

“I didn’t understand how I could maintain the life I...

Swedish Cancer Institute
Teri
“I would choose Swedish all over again.”
...
Swedish Cancer Institute
Philis
Your support brings compassionate cancer care to our patients

When Philis, a retired schoolteacher, discovered she had breast cancer earlier this year, she was completely caught off guard. “I...

Swedish Cancer Institute
Ron
You make stories like Ron’s possible

Three years ago, Ron received the devastating news that he had stage III colon cancer and needed surgery, chemotherapy and...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Dennis
“Life is never going to be the same again”

Eight months. That’s all the time they had with Dennis Lisk from the time he was diagnosed with brain cancer to when he passed away...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Connie and Dick
Giving from an abundance of appreciation

Connie and Dick DelMissier have been married for 59 years. As they sit in their garden looking out on the Cascade Mountains, they...

Swedish Cancer Institute
Al
Healing through helping others

Al Ross knows all too well that cancer doesn’t discriminate. He felt this firsthand when his son, Donald, was diagnosed with bone...

Digestive Health
Leo
A second chance at life

When Leo Cruz found out that he needed a new kidney, his devoted daughter Maria Smythe immediately agreed to help. For Maria,...