SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Center for Infectious Disease Research, the official nonprofit partner of Bumbershoot, launched a “Become the Cure” raffle for a chance to win exclusive Bumbershoot experiences.
“Become the Cure” raffle tickets can be purchased for $25 and each ticket purchased enters contestants for a chance to win the grand prize, a 100-person VIP party at Bumbershoot on the day of the contestant’s choosing. Ten second-place prizes of 3-day VIP Bumbershoot passes will also be given away.
Additionally, the first 150 people to purchase the “4 Raffle Tickets + 1-Day Bumbershoot Pass” option will receive a free one-day pass to any single day of Bumbershoot.
“We are excited our partnership with Bumbershoot has allowed us to host this raffle that will help fund transformative scientific advancements that lead to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases,” said Edward Jenkins, director of marketing and communications at the Center for Infectious Disease Research.
This is the first year Bumbershoot has partnered with a nonprofit organization and this collaboration will help spread awareness of global health and infectious disease research throughout the greater Seattle community. The raffle will run until 5 p.m. on August 21. To buy raffle tickets and support the Center’s critical research, please visit www.cidresearch.org/raffle.
Bumbershoot 2015 will take place at Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend (Sept. 5-7) and will feature The Weeknd, Faith No More, Ellie Goulding and Hozier. To see the complete three-day music and programming lineup visit www.bumbershoot.com.
About the Center for Infectious Disease Research
The Center for Infectious Disease Research is the largest independent, nonprofit organization in the U.S. focused solely on infectious disease research. Our mission is to make transformative scientific advancements that lead to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. We advance the science to develop vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics for infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria that claim the lives of millions of people every year. With your support in advancing our research we seek to build a healthier, more hopeful world. For more information, visit www.CIDResearch.org.