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Current Grant Recipients

Current Grant Recipients

These projects have been selected by our independent Grant Review Panel as those that will have the greatest impact in serving uninsured or underinsured women in our service area. Please note that Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is not a direct service provider.

 

Komen Acadiana strives to fund diverse and impactful breast health programs throughout our service area which includes the following 14 Parishes: Acadia, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Lafayette, LaSalle, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Martin, Vermilion and Vernon.

Mission Funding

Susan G. Komen is committed to saving lives and ending breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. 

 

To support the Komen mission Komen Acadiana provides the following services to our communities:       

  1. Build Partnerships between health care providers and bridge the gaps in quality of care for all breast cancer patients.
  2. Educate the community of breast health and breast cancer risk factors through community engagements and educational materials.
  3. Advocate for state and federal breast health programs to ensure quality of care for all.
  4. Support our local families battling breast cancer through preventive measures, survivorship services, psychosocial support, treatment and transportation.
  5. Energize science through research grant programs improving treatment and to find the cures.

List of Current Community Grant Recipients

 

Breast Center of Acadiana Foundation

Outreach Screening Mammography Services for the Acadiana Area

Provides education related to early detection and compliance with screening mammography to women in Acadiana and provides screening mammograms for uninsured women in the Acadiana area.

Christus St. Frances Cabrini Foundation

Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema Screening and Treatment at Cabrini Hospital

Provides lymphedema screening and treatment for breast cancer survivors. The grant also provides transportation assistance and education for lymphedema awareness.

CMAP Express

Cancer Screening Initiative-Mobile Mammography Unit

Mammograms will be provided through a mobile mammography unit which will travel to Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides and Vernon Parishes.

Lafayette Community Health Care Center

Mammograms for Life

Provides breast imaging procedures for low income, working, uninsured residents. Serving Lafayette Parish.

Miles Perret Cancer Services

Access to Treatment

Provides gas cards to facilitate breast cancer patients getting to treatment appointments.

Southwest LA Primary Health Care Center, Inc.

Southwest La Primary Healthcare Center, Inc. Breast Care Program

Provides breast health screenings and mammograms for uninsured women between the ages 30-65 and provides transportation to those in financial need with no transportation. Also provides support group and counseling for patients with abnormal breast exam or abnormal diagnostic tests. Serving St. Landry parish.

 

Iberia Comprehensive Community Health Center

ICCHC Mammograghy Access Program

Provides mammography services for uninsured women over the age of 40 who haven’t had a mammogram in the past year and breast health education with a focus on the African American community through partnerships with local churches. Serving Iberia, St. Martin, Lafayette and Vermilion parishes.