June 24, 2008
Komen Chapter Announces Grants — Funds Raised By Race for the Cure Going to 14 Groups
By Mary Powers
The Memphis-MidSouth chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced grants totaling $865,000 will go to 14 local organizations. The funds were raised at the group's annual Race for the Cure as well as other events.The money will go to:
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, $242,000.
Julie B. Baier Foundation, $100,000.
Church Health Center, $85,852.
Wings Cancer Foundation, $80,000.
West Tennessee Area Health Education Center, $76,675.
Christ Community Health Services, $75,300.
DeSoto Health & Wellness Center, $50,000.
Tipton County Commission on Aging Project LEAP, $37,524.
Urban Health Education and Support Services, $33,000.
Children and Family Services, $31,000.
Memphis Cancer Foundation, $30,000.
Komen's Small Grant Pool, $10,000.
Tennessee Men's Health Network, $8,649.
Necessities Inc., $5,000.
- Mary Powers: 529-2383
Originally published by Mary Powers [email protected] .
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