September eNews

North Texas Giving Day 2019!

Komen Dallas County is excited to be participating in the 11th Annual North Texas Giving Day, September 19th. Schedule your donation beginning Monday, September 9th or make your donation September 19th. Your gift will help save lives of women and men in Dallas County. Donate here.

Komen Dallas Race for the Cure

Register for the Race. When you register and fundraise for the Dallas Race for the Cure, you are providing life-saving breast health services to women and men in Dallas County that wouldn’t receive it otherwise. Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019! Learn more here.

Volunteer for the Race! 

Volunteer registration for the Dallas Race for the Cure is now open! Join us as a volunteer for the Susan G. Komen Dallas Race for the Cure®! Be More Than Pink® and apply online

Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 – October 15  

Breast cancer is the leading cause in cancer deaths of Hispanic/Latina women. Komen Dallas County provides educational materials translated into Spanish and funds breast health screenings through its community partners. Keep your breast health at the top of mind and learn more about options for women with higher risks here.

Welcome Jamele Medina!

We welcome Jamele Medina of Texas Capital Bank as the newest member of our Board of Directors. Jamele joins us with a strong commitment to women-based initiatives in the community and particularly to finding the cures for a disease that is so prevalent across the globe. Learn more about our Board of Directors here

2019 Star Survivors Contest

For the 5th year, the Dallas Cowboys is hosting the Star Survivors Contest! Star Survivors Day will be October 16, 2019. Contestants must be Cowboys fans, breast cancer survivors or patients and 18 years or older. Click here for the full contest rules. Apply now through September 20, 2019.

In The Company of Friends

In the Company of Friends, hosted by breast cancer survivor, actress and producer, Vanessa Bell Calloway, is an intimate talk show empowering women to take charge of their health. Produced in collaboration with Susan G. Komen®, In The Company Of Friends helps to educate and inspire viewers to understand their breast cancer risk and engage with information and tools that can ultimately promote early detection. Learn more here.

9Round Kickboxing Kick-A-Thon

Between October 1 and October 31, 9Round Kickboxing will donate 10% of every new membership and $5 for every t-shirt sold, to Komen Dallas County. They’ll also be collecting donations for some cool pink travel coffee tumblers. Three of 9Round’s Dallas locations will be participating and kickboxing for the cure – 9Round Mockingbird9Round Preston Hollow9Round TCU

Blow Outs for the Cure

Ready, Set, Blo! Blo Blow Dry Bar on Preston and Forest will donate $1 for each blow out between October 1 and December 1, 2019. In addition to blow out donations, Blo will collect donations for Komen Dallas County pink ribbon pin-ups. They will “pink out” their wall with the pin ups to honor those impacted by breast cancer. Thank you Blo Blow Dry Bar for your support!

Promise Breakfast 

Save the date! The 4th annual Promise Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Belo Mansion. We hope to see you there!