2013-2014 COMMUNITY GRANTS
Our dynamic Community Grants program provides vital funding for screening, education, and survivorship programs throughout north central Alabama. Without support from Susan G. Komen, many of these programs would cease to exist. Grants awarded for 2013-2043 total $542,015 and include:
ABCCEDP Alabama Department of Public Health - $450,000
Provides free screening and diagnostic services to women who qualify for the Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP).
Patient Financial & Social Support – American Cancer Society Hope Lodge - $40,000
Provides support for breast cancer patients and their families throughout north central Alabama through housing and transportation assistance as well as other support services during treatment.
UAB K-CHAs Deep South Network for Cancer Control - $34,015
Retains and enhances the work of community health advisors – trained lay-people in the community, who work to disseminate breast health information and resources throughout Hale, Perry, Green, Sumter and Jefferson counties.
New Light Support Group for Patients with Triple Negative Breast Cancer - $20,000
Provides a supportive setting for UAB patients and their families to learn about the characteristics of triple negative breast cancer, treatment options, and clinical trial opportunities.