Susan G. Komen® Austin is an Austin-based nonprofit committed to saving lives locally and fighting breast cancer globally. Komen Austin is the only local breast cancer organization attacking the disease on all fronts – education, screening, treatment, follow-up care, survivorship support, advocacy and research. The organization serves the women and men in the city’s five-county area battling breast cancer by removing barriers to care for the uninsured and underinsured.
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Press Kit Materials
Our Press Kit includes organization highlights, fact sheets, and information about the Komen Austin Race for the Cure®.
Of the funds raised annually, Komen Austin invests up to 75 percent into local community health care grants and educational initiatives; the remaining 25 percent is invested into global research to find the cures for breast cancer. Susan G. Komen® is investing in research to answer some of the most difficult questions in breast cancer, including research into: prevention, early detection, triple negative breast cancer, metastasis, vaccines and more.
News, Blogs, & Press Releases
Follow the links to see some of Komen Austin’s latest press releases and interesting pieces of news.
5/27/2016 Announcing the Jr. Executive Board
4/11/2016 – MAD About Pink! 2016
1/25/2016 – Austin Spurs Pink Night vs. Idaho Stampede
1/20/2016 – Win Austin Spurs ‘Pink Night’ Tickets
11/15/2015 – 17th annual Komen Austin Race for the Cure®
11/15/2015 – 2015 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®
11/13/2015 – Nonprofits funding more breast cancer research
10/18/2015 – The Power of Pink
10/16/2015 – PIMPINJOY Pink Totes on Sale Today
9/30/2015 – Galleria Hosts Komen Austin Fundraiser
9/4/2015 – Soccer Watch
7/22/2015 – Organización Susan G. Komen dona $614,000
7/16/2015 – Pink Party Draws 400 Generous Supporters
6/23/2015 – Meet Komen Austin’s 2015 Summer Interns