Community Impact

Susan G. Komen East Central Texas is the local resource for women who need breast cancer screening, diagnostic and support services. Through annual events including the Race for the Cure and individual contributions, Komen East Central Texas raises funds that enable women to detect and survive breast cancer.  Komen East Central Texas has invested more than $6.8 million in local breast health programs and organizations.

Seventy-five percent of all funds raised by the Affiliate stay in our service area to fund breast health programs for women who would not otherwise have access to screening and treatment.

Twenty-five percent of funds raised supports the Susan G. Komen® Research Grants Program.  Komen East Central Texas invested more than $1.7 million to research.  Click here to learn more about Susan G. Komen’s research programs funded.