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2014-08-19 16:26:34

PHOENIX, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Race is On!" for the 22(nd) Susan G. Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014 as it moves to its new location at Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Phoenix. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137582 As the signature fundraising and awareness event for Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ), the Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure provides supporters of all ages an opportunity to combat breast...

2014-08-12 12:26:10

1,000 San Diegans Expected for Jazzercise Dance for Life Fundraiser to Support Susan G. Komen CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazzercise instructors will bring San Diegans together to fight breast cancer and dance for a cure aboard the USS Midway on Saturday, September 13(th), from 8:30 to 10 a.m. An estimated 1,000 Jazzercise instructors, customers, family and friends, including many who have been affected by breast cancer, will participate in a huge group fitness...

2014-07-31 12:26:49

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideas Collide is excited to announce Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) as a new client. Komen CAN AZ is an Arizona affiliate to Susan G. Komen®, serving the nine counties of central and northern Arizona with breast cancer education, screening and treatment assistance programs. "Partnering with Komen CAN AZ is such an incredible opportunity," said Ideas Collide Account Director Bridget Daly. "This...

2014-07-08 12:28:32

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martha Stewart joins a "Who's Who" of the culinary world raising funds and awareness for Cook for the Cure, a partnership between Susan G. Komen® and KitchenAid that has raised more than $9.5 million for the fight against breast cancer. Stewart will host an invitation-only "party with a purpose" to help kick off the program's 1,000 Cooks for the Cure initiative, which encourages home cooks to gather family, friends and colleagues to...

2014-05-15 23:10:31

Local affiliate of national health organization continues 16-year tradition of funding programs to help fill gaps in breast health services for underserved populations. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for undeserved individuals. Federal and state-funded...

2014-05-09 23:02:02

Utilizing the international platform of the Indianapolis 500 to raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer, experienced digital marketing firm selected to close the loop for online donations. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Imavex, a website design and digital marketing firm located in the Indianapolis suburb of Noblesville Indiana, has partnered with Pippa Mann to create RaceWithPippa.com, a truly unique website and marketing campaign to help raise funds and...

2014-05-07 08:33:31

Tybon brings over two decades of nonprofit experience to the Komen Chicago CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago announced today that it has named Susan Tybon as chief executive officer. Tybon brings more than two decades of experience working in nonprofit management to Komen Chicago. She joins Komen Chicago from the Japanese American Service Committee (JASC). "Susan is a proven leader with an extensive track record of leading non-profit organizations to...

2014-04-16 08:32:48

Komen Chicago has now donated nearly $15 million to Chicagoland organizations to fund research, navigation, screening, diagnostics and treatment support CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago today announced its 2014 class of grantees. The total award of nearly $1.3 million will be allocated across the 17 recipient organizations. Since its founding, Komen Chicago has awarded nearly $15 million to breast cancer programs of local organizations in an...

2014-03-24 08:27:56

Foremost research organization uses Web of Science to evaluate and enhance funding decisions PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with Susan G. Komen®, the world's largest breast cancer organization. As part of this relationship, Susan G. Komen will have special access to Thomson Reuters...

2014-03-19 23:27:28

Thousands were in attendance Saturday, March 14 as Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel announced their continued partnership with Susan G. Komen Acadiana through their second year as presenting sponsor of Race for a Cure®. Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure® is about making a difference in the local community while Komen for the Cure is a global leader of the breast cancer movement, having invested nearly $2,487,000 locally and nearly $2 billion since its inception in 1982. Charenton, LA...


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