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Susan G. Komen Michigan’s Jennifer Jurgens Receives Excellence in Staff Leadership Award at 2015 Annual Komen Leadership Conference

Media Contact: Ashley Pearson 616.752.8262 x2018 Apearson@komenmichigan.org The success of the organization’s recent merger brings national attention to Michigan and Jurgens’ innovative approach to non-profit efficiency GRAND RAPIDS, MI – July 1, 2015.  Susan G…..

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Three Local Cancer Charities and West Michigan Woman Magazine Join Forces to Address Breast Cancer in West Michigan

Contact: Lisa Young lisa@serendipity-media.com (616) 458-8371 3rd Annual West Michigan Woman “Wine & Wig” Gala proceeds to benefit each charity Saturday, October 10, 2015 – Bridgewater Place, Grand Rapids, Michigan GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 14, 2015—For the first….

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Ginger Zee Wins $10,000 for Susan G. Komen, West Michigan Office, in Second-Place Celebrity ‘JEOPARDY!’ Finish

Media Contacts: Alison Shapiro Senior Publicist at JEOPARDY! 310.244.6514 Alison_shapiro@spe.sony.com Susie Eun Publicist at JEOPARDY! 310.244.6517 Susie_eun@spe.sony.com CULVER CITY, CALIF. (May 14, 2015) – “Good Morning America” chief meteorologist Ginger Zee won $10,000 for Susan….

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Komen Spotlight

New BC Susceptibility Gene
New BC Susceptibility Gene

A study published in Nature Genetics marks the discovery of a new susceptibility gene called RECQL, which paves the way for future discoveries that will allow women to assess their risk and take action. 

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Answering Questions About Soy and BC
Answering Questions About Soy and BC

Many women are still looking for answers to key questions about soy’s potential risks and benefits. Ongoing research has helped to answer some of these questions.

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Our Mission

It’s simple.  Komen Michigan is fighting breast cancer.  How?

  • Funding programs that support those in the fight to save lives
  • Educating individuals about breast cancer risk factors, the importance of early detection and the resources that are available to them
What We Do

Komen Michigan is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our service area.

We empower the residents in our service area with information about the importance of early detection and breast health. We donate 75 percent of net funds raised to vital local breast health services, and dedicate the remaining 25 percent to national research to find the cures.

The Difference We Make

Komen Michigan is part of the big picture to eradicate breast cancer.  But we’re also focused on the local needs of our neighbors.  We are dedicated to educating the residents in our service area about breast cancer and the resources available along with funding life-saving screening and treatment programs in for our neighbors currently battling this disease.

The Difference You Make

Join Komen Michigan in the fight to beat breast cancer.  You can donate your time or resources  or host a fundraiser in our service area.  You can know your normal and encourage those around you to know theirs.  You can be a listening ear and strong shoulder to family and friends who are in the battle.  And you can be an inspiration and tell your story as a survivor.  There is a place for you in this fight.  Your dollar might be the one that ultimately finds one of the cures.  Your presentation might encourage a listener to get a mammogram and find her cancer at an earlier stage.  Contact us today.  We’re here to partner with you.

Contact Us

We’re always only a click or a call away.  However you reach us, we are always happy to help you.

Signature Events

  • WM Race for the Cure
  • MM Race for the Cure
  • Race for the Cure SW
  • MM Ride for the Cure

The Susan G. Komen® Promise:

To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.

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