Susan G Komen for the Cure

Organize a Fundraiser

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Group “friendraisers” can include any type of activity the group chooses to help raise money to donate to Susan G. Komen Columbus. Examples are organize a run or walk, a bake sale, a car wash, a pet fashion show, etc. 

 

Who can help: Anyone!


Support an Event

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Sign up for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in May.  There is a 5k and a Family Fun Walk.  More information and registration can be found on our website.

Who can help: Anyone!

 
                                  

Conduct an Advocacy/ Awareness Campaign

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Make posters, pass out flyers to inform others about our organization’s mission and all the different programs we offer.  

Who can help: Anyone!


Contact Susan G. Komen under the ‘Contact’ tab on the menu to your left to set up volunteer opportunities or service projects!

What is your organization’s mission statement?

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Our purpose is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all, and energizing science to find the cures.


 
What population do you serve? 

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We serve all current and future patients of breast cancer by finding better treatments and searching for a cure.



How many do you serve in a year? 

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We serve thousands each year all over the world and in Ohio.

What region or area do you provide services in?

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Susan G. Komen  Columbus services 30 counties in Central Ohio. Each of the 120 Affiliates service their own are.


 
How and when did the organization get started? 

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In 1982, Susan G Komen’s sister, Nancy G. Brinker, kept her promise to do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever.  Today, more than $2.5 billion and a network of more than 120 Affiliate offices are upholding that promise.                                                           



How many employees do you have? 

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The Columbus Affiliate has 22 staff and board members that work towards saving lives and ending breast cancer.



How many volunteers does your organization have?  (click the “Service Projects” tab to learn more about volunteer opportunities)

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Susan G. Komen has thousands of volunteers that volunteer with: communications, community programs advocacy, development and fundraising, education, race planning, etc.

How do your programs or services help the community?

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We are committed to raising money to go towards breast cancer research while protecting federal and state funding to ensure all women have access to breast cancer screening for early detection. Then our programs ensure that residents in our service area have access to enhanced quality care.

                        


 
Program Descriptions 

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Education: We offer breast self-awareness cards in different languages and for specific populations to make early detection easier. Volunteers, called Komen Ambassadors, share life saving breast health messages in their communities.

Survivor Services: We support women who have recently been diagnosed by: helping to locate financial assistance resources, connecting with others (co-survivor),  and survivorship care planning.  

 

Name: Katie Carter

Title: Volunteer and Events Manager

Organization: Komen Columbus

Email: katiecarter@komencolumbus.org

Work: (614) 297-8155 ext. 207

Address:
929 Eastwind Dr
Suite 211
Westerville, OH 43081