The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Komen Promise: To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures
Through programs like the Komen Race for the Cure Series and other fundraising and awareness events, Komen Affiliates raise tens of millions of dollars each year to help achieve the organization’s promise: To save lives and end breast cancer forever.
Each year, 75% of proceeds are awarded through a grant process to local non-profit organizations. Each grantee conducts a program that offers breast cancer education, screening or treatment to residents of Fresno County.
The remaining 25% is directed to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure National Grant Program to fund groundbreaking breast cancer research on a national and international level.