A minimum of 25 percent of the net income from each domestic Affiliate Race supports the national Komen for the Cure Grant Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific conferences around the world.
Up to 75 percent of the net income from each domestic Affiliate Race stays in the local community to fund breast health education, breast cancer screening and treatment projects.
Programs funded from affiliate fund-raising events range from educating women about healthy behaviors and early detection to providing treatment services to women and men who are low income/uninsured. The affiliate empowers women to take charge of their own health through participation in breast health seminars and outreach support targeting underserved and hard to reach populations.
2012 Addendum to the Community Profile – An updated look at Breast Cancer statistics in Louisiana and the Acadiana Region including updated funding priorities for the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen
Original Community Profile - Please note funding priorities have been updated since the publication of this document. The Community Profile is a needs assessment document that provides an overview of Komen’s grant-making priorities and the breast health needs in our service area.