May eNews

Promise Breakfast

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 Susan G. Komen® Dallas County Promise Breakfast! The contributions from our speakers, volunteers, attendees, donors and sponsors made this a very successful event!

We Can’t Thank Our Promise Breakfast
Sponsors Enough!  

American Airlines, BenefitMall,
Cancer Treatment Centers of America,  Deloitte,
The Maddox Shop, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP,
Oliver Wyman, PRS Insurance Solutions Agency, Inc.
Retta Miller, Texas Health Resources Foundation,
Texas Oncology Methodist Cancer Centers,
Wilkins Finston Friedman Law Group LLP, Winstead, PC

See Photos From Promise Breakfast Here!

 

Mission Moment – We Have an Announcement!

Speaking of the Promise Breakfast, we announced our 2018-2019 Community Partners at the event on April 20th! Our five outstanding Community Partners deliver vital breast health services to uninsured and underinsured Dallas County residents further our shared mission to save lives in Dallas County by meeting the most critical needs of the community.

The 2018-2019 Community Partners and their services include:

  • American Cancer Society(Treatment Support-Transportation)
  • The Bridge Breast Network(Education, Diagnostics, Treatment and Patient Navigation)
  • Methodist Health System Foundation(Screening and Diagnostics)
  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center- Asian Breast Health Outreach Project (ABHOP)(Screening, Diagnostics, Treatment Support – Transportation and Patient Navigation)
  • Texas Health Resources Foundation(Education, Screening and Diagnostics).

 

#DearMom

Moms and mother figures are the ones who first loved us, held us and, in many cases, inspired us. Whether your mom is still with you or lives on in your memories, honor her by sharing a heartwarming message starting with #DearMom and visit our Facebook page to add the “Dear Mom” filter to a photo with Mom.

You can also give to Susan G. Komen® Dallas County TODAY in order for mothers in Dallas County to access the vital breast health resources they need, and celebrate more Mother’s Days.

 

Are You Ready for Race?

It’s almost that time of year again! The 36th annual Susan G. Komen Dallas Race for the Cure® will be held on October 27, 2018 at NorthPark Center.

Mark your calendars! Race registration opens Wednesday, June 27th! 

Interested in taking on a bigger role in Race this year? Join the Race Committee and be a part of the behind the scenes and see what it takes to actually “run” the Race!

For more information contact Charley Johnson at cjohnson@komen-dallas.org or 469-619-3904.  

 

Shop, Support and Save

From now through May 20th, Simon is offering customers the opportunity to receive a discount pass valid at participating stores when you make a $10 donation to Susan G. Komen®. Donate now to shop, support and save at Firewheel Town Center in Garland and the Grand Prairie Premium Outlets.

 

Bank of America 

Thank you to Bank of America for supporting Susan G. Komen® through the Pink Ribbon Banking program.

When you open a new and eligible Pink Ribbon checking account, Bank of America will make a contribution to Komen. These contributions will help save lives, ensure quality of care for all and support the essential science and research that furthers the fight against breast cancer.

Learn more here!

 

Research Corner

Although triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) can be treated, there is a lack of effective, targeted treatments for this aggressive subtype.

In a Komen-funded study published in Nature Medicine, Dr. Thomas (Trey) Westbrook and colleagues discover new treatment targets for TNBC and a therapeutic strategy, which they are now testing in the clinic! Learn more about these important results here