Northwest Hope & Healing Foundation
Northwest Hope & Healing is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded by Christine Smith in 2000. Christine created the foundation while undergoing breast cancer treatment at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Her goal was to help other women who were newly diagnosed with breast cancer.The mission of Northwest Hope & Healing is to provide financial assistance to women in need who are battling breast and gynecological cancer at the Swedish Cancer Institute. The Patient Assistance Fund provides assistance for every day living expenses such as child care, groceries, reliable transportation, and emergency rent. In addition, signature “Healing Baskets” are assembled and delivered, at no charge, to women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer at all Swedish Cancer Institute Campuses.