Cynthia’s Story

The following speech was given by Cynthia Hume, Komen Great Plains Board Member, at the ICAN 2017 Work/Life Challenge Women’s Leadership Conference on April 19, 2017. My….

Over $125,000 raised to fight breast cancer in our communities

Komen Great Plains was proud to welcome Komen Scholar, Dr. Kathy Miller to share her progress in breast cancer research as she went on a….

Susan G. Komen® Great Plains awards $561,347 in breast health grants

Susan G. Komen® Great Plains awards $561,347 in breast health grants OMAHA, Neb. & SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (April 5, 2017) — Susan G. Komen® Great….

Reserve your seat at the 2017 Pink Ribbon Affair on April 22 in Omaha

2017 Pink Ribbon Affair Saturday, April 22, 2017 Hilton Omaha – Blackstone Ballroom, 1001 Cass Street, Omaha, Neb. 68102 5:30-6:30 p.m.: VIP/Patron Party (ticket required)….

Driving breast cancer out of town in 2017

It’s been more than a year of work, but the breast cancer awareness license plate is here! A special thank you to Linda Gill, breast….

Introducing Susan G. Komen® Great Plains: Serving Nebraska & the Dakotas

Susan G. Komen® Nebraska, based in Omaha, Neb., and Susan G. Komen® South Dakota, based in Sioux Falls, S.D., announced today they have joined forces

Deadline extended to 12/5 for 2017 Community Grant Applications

Susan G. Komen Nebraska’s 2017 Community Grant Application deadline has been extended from Friday, December 2nd to Monday, December 5th

Recognizing top fundraisers for the 2016 Race for the Cure®

Susan G. Komen Nebraska would like to recognize top fundraisers, including individuals, personal teams and company teams, for the 2016 Race for the Cure held….

Thank you for your support of the 
2016 Susan G. Komen Nebraska 
Race for the Cure on Oct. 9, 2016!


Thank you for your support of the 
2016 Susan G. Komen Nebraska 
Race for the Cure on Oct. 9, 2016!
 You have until 11/15/16 to make….

Applications are now available for 2017-2018 Community Grants

Susan G. Komen® Nebraska is pleased to announce the release of the Applications for its 2017-2018 community grants. Community grant funds are available to support….

Komen Scholar Dr. Lisa A. Newman to speak Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 in Omaha

African American women in the U.S. die of breast cancer at a 40 percent higher rate than white women even though incidence rates are equivalent…..

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is designated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s an opportunity to inform, educate and highlight the year-round efforts to fight breast cancer in our….

Be an everyday hero and register for the 2016 Race for the Cure®

Be an everyday hero and register for the 2016 Race for the Cure® Stand among 10,000 everyday heroes at this year’s Race. While you might….

Dine Out for the Cure on Sunday, October 9, 2016

Join us for Dine Out for the Cure on Sunday, October 9, 2016 Take action in the local fight against breast cancer just by dining….

Susan G. Komen Sets Bold Goal To Reduce U.S. Breast Cancer Deaths By 50 Percent In 10 Years

Plan Targets Health Equity for All, Enhanced Research Focus for Most Lethal Breast Cancers DALLAS – Sept.13, 2016 – The Susan G. Komen breast cancer….

Komen Nebraska Announces the 2016-2017 Small Grant Recipients

Susan G. Komen® Nebraska is pleased to announce eight nonprofit organizations in Nebraska that are the recipients of small grants. Small grants of up to….

More than $40,000 raised at June 8 Power of Promise luncheon

Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen®, was a featured guest at the Power of Promise luncheon held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at….

Updates to the Komen Nebraska 2016-2017 Small Grants Program

Susan G. Komen® Nebraska is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Applications for its 2016-2017 small grants.  Komen® Nebraska awards small grants….

Help fund 24 mammograms in 24 hours. Join us on May 25 for Omaha Gives!

Twenty-four women in Nebraska are diagnosed with breast cancer every week. On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, join us for Omaha Gives! – a 24-hour online….

Komen Nebraska Announces 2016-2017 Community Grant Recipients

Susan G. Komen® Nebraska is pleased to announce seven nonprofit organizations in Nebraska that are the recipients of community-based health grants. Overall grant funds of….