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Placentia Police Department’s pink patch raises thousands of dollars for breast cancer group

More than $3,900 was raised for Susan G. Komen Orange County by the recent sale of pink versions of the Placentia Police Department patch. Placentia-Linda Hospital donated the $1,000 needed to convert the department’s patch for its fundraiser. The donation to the Komen organization for breast cancer research will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 6. Heather […]

Susan Komen Foundation attains the sellout singularity with a pinkwashed fracking-drill bit

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Susan G Komen Foundation is the poster-child for shitty charitable activity, from its notoriously high overheads (which divert donors' money to executives, rather than cancer research) to its antipathy to Planned Parenthood (because...Show More Summary

F1 partners with cancer charity for Austin

Formula 1 will 'turn pink' at next month's United States Grand Prix after signing a partnership with Susan G Komen, the world's…

FBN’s Gerri Willis Raises Over $18K in Her ‘Race for the Cure’

That ranks in the top 10 among all corporate donors involved in the Susan G. Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure.


Here’s a list. What do these organizations have in common? The Red Cross. The Salvation Army. Susan G. Komen. The Palm Beach Preservation Foundation. The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation. Cleveland Clinic. The American Cancer Society. American Friends of Magen David Adom. They have all canceled events at Boobla Con’s sleazy pleasure dome in Palm […]

Major Nonprofits Cancel Events At Trump's Mar-A-Lago

UPDATE: Aug. 18 ? Seven groups have now said they won’t host future events at Mar-A-Lago, including the Salvation Army, the American Red Cross and Susan G. Komen, The Washington Post reported Friday.

More Major Charities Yank Mar-A-Lago Galas: American Red Cross, Susan G. Komen, And Salvation Army

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Washington Post reports: The Salvation Army, the American Red Cross and Susan G. Komen on Friday joined a growing exodus of organizations canceling plans to hold fundraising events at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, deepening the financial impact to President Trump’s private business amid furor over his comments on Charlottesville. Show More Summary

Insurance Confusion — Breast Cancer

We have all seen the catchy T-shirts for the Susan B. Komen walks “Protect the Tatas.”  Few adult diseases have received as much fund-raising attention as Breast Cancer, and for good reason. Did you know that according to Florida law, your insurer must pay for reconstructive surgery if the policy provides coverage for the mastectomy? Florida... Show More Summary

Brandi Glanville And Eden Sassoon Auctioning Dates For Charity; Brandi Predicts That Eddie Cibrian Will Leave LeAnn Rimes

What’s an ex-Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star got to offer? Why herself apparently! Brandi Glanville and Eden Sassoon are auctioning off guys to raise money for Susan G. Komen as part of the Babes For Boobs charity event. Well,Show More Summary

GOP candidate Karen Handel gets defensive over her role in cutting off funds to Planned Parenthood

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Karen Handel resigned from the nation's top breast cancer advocacy organization, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, in 2012 after it came to light that she helped convince board members to end funding for breast cancer screenings at Planned...Show More Summary

New Jon Ossoff ad slams Karen Handel's 'unforgivable' attack on Planned Parenthood

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Karen Handel’s role in getting the Susan G. Komen Foundation to stop funding cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood made her nationally famous, though not in a particularly good way—Komen quickly reversed the decision and Handel resigned. Show More Summary

What Makes A Great Fundraising Event?

Last weekend I visited Savannah, Georgia to celebrate a friend’s birthday and received some insights into event fundraising as a bonus. In a large public square beside my hotel, the Susan B. Komen Foundation was setting up for the local version of their Race for the Cure® — the world’s most successful series of 5K […]

Head of Henry Ford Breast Cancer Center Appointed to Komen Scientific Advisory Board

Lisa A. Newman, M.D., MPH, director of the Breast Cancer Center at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, has been appointed by Susan G. Komen - the world's largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research - to its Scientific Advisory Board.

Knott’s Berry Farm gives $108,000 to help Susan G. Komen provide mammograms, raise cancer awareness

It was a big check with a big dollar figure that Jessica Rhee was handed by a couple of Knott’s Berry Farm’s characters for Susan G. Komen Orange County. Rhee, a member of the nonprofit’s board, was at the theme park to receive the check for $108,867 from Knott’s officials, bringing the total donated to […]

The Woman Who Blew Up The Race For The Cure Is Expected To Face Jon Ossoff In Georgia

9 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Remember a few years ago when Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Planned Parenthood got in a big fight and it nearly blew up the Race For The Cure? It turned out that Komen had a die-hard anti-abortion activist as a senior official whoShow More Summary

'Technical Difficulties' Slow Vote Tabulation In Georgia's Sixth District

Democrat Jon Ossoff is, at the very least, in a runoff with Karen Handel of Susan G. Komen Foundation fame. There was an outside chance that he might have had that 50 percent +1 vote, but then some "technical difficulties" hit, and everything ground to a halt. Via Twitter: JUST IN: Rare data error from one of the cards means Fulton Co. Show More Summary

Vanderbilt's Pietenpol Named as a Chief Scientific Advisor for Susan G. Komen

Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and director of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named a Chief Scientific Advisor (CSA) for the nonprofit breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen.

IndyCar: IndyCar: Pippa Mann with Dale Coyne Racing for Indianapolis 500

FROM INDYCAR.COM Dale Coyne has found a combination that works when it comes to fielding his team’s No. 63 Honda for the Indianapolis 500. Driver Pippa Mann, engineer Rob Ridgely and supporting Susan G. Komen’s Get Involved Campaign. Mann will return to Dale Coyne Racing for a fifth consecutive year to pilot the team’s third entry [...]

Project:OM to Gather 1 Million Yogis for Fight Against Breast Cancer

10 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

What better way to celebrate Mother's Day weekend than to support the fight against breast cancer with yoga? Leading yoga brand Manduka is partnering with Susan G. Komen, to amass 1 million yogis for the world's largest yoga event. The post Project:OM to Gather 1 Million Yogis for Fight Against Breast Cancer appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Susan G. Komen Convenes Second Symposium to Leverage Big Data in the Fight against Breast Cancer

by Angela Guess A new press release states, “Globally recognized leaders in technology, bioethics, genomics, oncology and patient advocacy – convened by the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization – are gathering here today to drive breast cancer research and improve treatment through the power of Big Data. Show More Summary

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