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Patrick Dempsey

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Talk about your Seattle grace.

Patrick Dempsey is heading up a group that plans to put in a bid for struggling Tully's Coffee, a Washington-based chain with stores along the West Coast, a rep for the Grey's Anatomy star confirmed Wednesday to E! News.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to save hundreds of jobs, give back to Seattle and become a larger part of the economic growth and fabric of the community," Dempsey said in a statement.

"I've always loved this city, and with the purchase of Tully's Coffee, I plan to spend a lot of time in Seattle and at the stores connecting with the community and growing the Tully's brand. It looks like Seattle may be my home away from home in the very near future," he added.

Could he be more McDreamy?

Tully's filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Oct. 10 and has closed—and is in the process of closing—a number of "underperforming" locations, according to a statement on the company website.

A bankruptcy auction, at which the Dempsey-led group could have some competition, is scheduled for Jan. 3.