Komen Southwest Ohio is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in our 21 county service area. Through its 2017-2018 community grants, Komen Southwest Ohio is investing $150,000 in diagnostic screenings, navigation, counseling and financial aid programs. Additionally, $150,000 was awarded to Sponsored Research of Joan Garrett, PhD at the University of Cincinnati. Since it was founded in 1997, Komen Southwest Ohio has invested more than $10.5 million in local breast health agencies and organizations.
The funds Komen Southwest Ohio grants to community programs in our 21-county service area have made a positive difference in the lives of those living with this deadly disease.
The counties we serve include the following: Adams, OH; Brown, OH; Boone, KY; Butler, OH; Campbell, KY; Clermont, OH; Clinton, OH; Darke, OH; Dearborn, IN; Gallatin, KY; Grant, KY; Greene, OH; Hamilton, OH; Highland, OH; Kenton, KY; Miami, OH; Montgomery, OH; Ohio, IN; Preble, OH; Switzerland, IN, and Warren, OH.
The remaining 25 percent of net funds were invested in the Susan G. Komen Grants Program managed at the national level. To learn more about Susan G. Komen’s research investment, click here.
In 2017-2018, Komen Southwest Ohio was fortunate to be able to invest more than $150,000 solely toward research.