Pat’s Fund is a 501(c) (3) corporation. All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.
Pat’s Fund was founded in December, 1999, in Seattle, Washington following the death of Pat Barnes from Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP) an autoimmune disease affecting blood platelets.
Pat’s Fund donates 100% of its profits to Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) and the Greater NW Chapter: National MS Society. BRI is dedicated to discovering the causes and cures for immune mediated diseases including a wide range of autoimmune diseases. The MS Society is dedicated to a world free of multiple sclerosis, a neurological autoimmune disease that stops people from moving and functioning in the most successful manner.
|Board of Directors
Robert M. Foley
Marks Holmes Foley & Morales, P.S.
Jane Buckner, MD
Terry Gernsheimer, MD