The Charity

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was established in 1982 by Nancy Brinker to honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen,
who died from breast cancer at the age of 36. The Foundation is a national organization with a network of volunteers working through local chapters
and Race for the Cure events across the country, fighting to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease by advancing research, education,
screening and treatment.

The foundation is the nation's largest private funder of research dedicated solely to breast cancer. In addition to funding research, the National Grant Program
and local affiliates throughout the country fund innovative breast cancer education, screening and treatment projects for the medically undeserved.
Hundreds of thousands of men and women receive the life-saving message of early detection through Komen outreach efforts.

For more information on breast cancer and this wonderful charity visit their website at

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