Self body awareness, screenings, mammograms and diagnostics are instrumental for early diagnosis. The Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® strives daily to address the pressing needs of our community through education and support and with financial grants we issue annually to local health care providers. The grants from the Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi Affiliate provide the funds for these life important screenings, mammograms and diagnostics. Our goal is to make it possible for the unserved and underserved, the uninsured and underinsured to always have access to breast health care.
With the financial support of local companies and individuals, we are able to provide $363,827 in services for the 2020-2021 year in our communities. Since inception in 1993, the Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi Affiliate has provided over $11.5 million in direct grants to breast health service providers in our community.
For every dollar that Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi Affiliate raises, 75% stays here in our community for local breast health care programs. The remaining 25% goes to breast cancer research. The Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi Affiliate of Susan G. Komen has contributed over $3.5 million to breast cancer research.
The Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi Affiliate serves 14 counties in Tennessee and the entire state of Mississippi. The Tennessee counties that the Affiliate serves are Chester, Crockett, Dyer, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Shelby and Tipton.
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1993-2019 Community Grantees
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