In this issue:
This fall has been a busy time of year for us! Read here!
Board Member Highlight
Ambassador Board Member Highlight
Welcome Elizabeth Mitchell, PhD of Oregon Health and Science University Knight Cancer Institute to the Komen Ambassador Board!
How will you be More Than Pink this holiday season?
This holiday season, the need is serious, so we created a goal to help 1,500 women, men and their families get the support they truly need right now. Are you in?
$500 = Lodging and Food During Treatment
$300 = Mammograms
$144 = Education Programs
$50 = Transportation Assistance to Treatment
Community Programs Fall Recap
Read more about our fall events, including the Breast Cancer Forum in Eugene, Worship in Pink in the Portland-metro area, metastatic breast cancer events, and our visits around the state.
Join us in advocating for increased state funding of ScreenWise, formerly the Oregon Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. Learn more and sign our online petition.
Grantee Profile – Pacific Communities Health District Foundation
Pacific Communities Health District Foundation is working to minimize the socioeconomic distress that comes with a breast cancer diagnosis. With Komen Oregon and SW Washington funding, they have been able to expand the medical and household financial assistance they provide to breast cancer patients in the Lincoln County.
Grant Review Process
Are you interested in helping review our next round of grant applications? We will be accepting grant reviewer applications in December, for review in January/February. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Upcoming Events – Join Us!
More Than Pink Brunch
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Lunch for the Cure
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
More than 6,500 people came together to celebrate survivors and forever fighters and raise $590,000 for local breast cancer programs and services. Teams and individuals alike took part in our fight against breast cancer, and we so appreciate you. And, we say a special thank you to the following top ten individuals and teams who pulled out all of the stops!
Top Ten Individual Fundraisers:
Janine Wolf $6,144
Jennifer Coughlin $5,059
Cheryl Cote $3,880
Nancy Stanek $3,755
Carol Hoffos $3,740
Karen Caldwell $3,650
Candace Griffin $3,425
Michelle Caplan $3,250
Dan Karthas $2,350
Tina Foster $2,150
Top Ten Fundraising Teams: (and still counting matching gifts)
TEAM JANINE $37,944
Tough Mothers $11,923
Powerful Pink $6,617
Nonnie’s Warriors $5,569
Team Coughlin $5,059
Team BoA Volunteers $3,880
DATELINE EXPORTS $3,425
Hoffman Cure Builders $3,027
Save the Date
Do you know someone who is interested in learning more about what it is like to work for a nonprofit organization? We are looking for student volunteers to work with our programs and development departments from January – March, 2019.
Community Activities & Events
COMMUNITY PARTNERS ROCK!
A big Thank You to all of our community partners who made National Breast Cancer Awareness Month a huge success! Together we raised $77,300!
Umpqua Huckleberry Cheesecake
Umpqua Huckleberry Cheesecake is back! A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this ice cream will benefit Komen Oregon.
Holiday Photos at Ethan Allen
Snap a family photo at your local Ethan Allen store and make a donation! Spread holiday cheer and tag @KomenOregon in your photo!
New Balance – Lace Up for the Cure
Thank you to our long-standing partner New Balance and their support of the Race for the Cure series through Lace Up for the Cure athletic apparel and footwear collection that proudly features the Running Ribbon. Shop the collection today!
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. is donating $0.25 for each pink Echinacea named “Hope” sold! Visit today!
Ryan’s Pink Lady Cider
In Stores Now
It’s so delicious! A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Ryan’s Pink Lady Cider will benefit Susan G. Komen. Please join us and “Drink Pink for the Cure.”
Fred Meyer Community Rewards
Support us by shopping at Fred Meyer with your rewards card. Link your Rewards Card and scan it every time you shop at Fred Meyer. Look us up by name!