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Seattle BioMed Offers the Gift of Hope for Mother's Day
Date:3/26/2010

Rather than chocolate, Seattle BioMed's Gift of Hope campaign encourages giving the gift of research to save lives everywhere.

(PRWEB) March 26, 2010 -- Flowers and chocolates are fleeting. But the gift of hope can endure. This Mother’s Day, there might be no better way to honor the most important women in your life than by giving life and hope to another mother and her child in a place where help is needed most.

Instead of material gifts, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute (Seattle BioMed) is providing the opportunity to give The Gift of Hope, an investment in global health research conducted by researchers who are also mothers. Go to http://www.seattlebiomed.org/hope to learn more about Seattle BioMed’s research from the scientists themselves, and then make a gift on behalf of your mom or another significant mother in your life.

“Researchers at Seattle BioMed believe every mother deserves a healthy child, and that every child deserves a healthy mother,” said Ken Stuart, president and founder at Seattle BioMed. “In fact, some of our best researchers are mothers themselves who are focused on discovering new life-saving solutions and inspired by the greatest gift of all: hope for a healthy future. But devastating infectious diseases— HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis—often stand in the way.”

The Gift of Hope: A Mother’s Love is Global campaign will run from Thursday, March 25, through Monday, May 10, and features three mothers and Seattle BioMed researchers: Kristi Guinn, Helen Horton and Marissa Vignali, who focus on tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria, respectively. Each has a unique story to tell about her passion for global health:


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