Local Heroes: Small town bowling tournament hits $40k fundraising milestone

For Emily, Kasey and Mandy, ending breast cancer is personal. They watched as their community rallied around a local woman facing breast cancer and decided….

Local Heroes: Team Emersombiguns Holds Nothing Back

In October 2007, Alice Anderson and fourteen girlfriends put on pink feather boas and walked at the Race for the Cure in Omaha.  For the….

Pink Ribbon Affair benefits breast cancer detection, research

Media Contact: Melissa Baron Susan G. Komen® Great Plains 402-502-2979, ext. 1204 melissa.baron@komengreatplains.org Pink Ribbon Affair benefits breast cancer detection, research Food and wine pairing….

Carol Talks Turtles and Ta-Ta’s

Carol’s Turtle Book Club involves good friends who were key to her recovery when faced with breast cancer in 2008. Carol finished radiation treatments the….

Offering Comfort to Breast Biopsy Patients

Starting next month, patients at hospitals in Nebraska and South Dakota will receive a little extra comfort following a breast biopsy procedure thanks to a….

Recognizing top fundraisers: 2019 Pink Honor Roll

Please join us in congratulating the 2019 Pink Honor Roll for Susan G. Komen Great Plains.  These 52 individuals collectively raised over $180,000 at Race….

Increasing access to mammography in Nebraska

In an effort to make mammograms more convenient and more accessible, Methodist Health System is launching Nebraska’s first 3-D mobile mammography coach. The vision to….

Vote yes on Initiative 427

Susan G. Komen Great Plains is committed to ensuring that women have access to affordable, high-quality health care. We believe uninsured women in Nebraska deserve….

Susan G. Komen Announces $26 Million Investment in New Research

DALLAS – Sept. 25, 2018 – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today announced an additional investment of $26 million to fund….

South Dakota High School proves to be More Than Pink

There’s plenty of pink to go around Philip High School when Fall rolls around, but teachers and students there know it’s more than just a….

Susan G. Komen® Great Plains announces 2018-2019 community programs for Nebraska and South Dakota

Susan G. Komen® Great Plains is pleased to announce the availability of ten community programs that will provide hundreds of medically underserved women and men….

Providing comfort to breast biopsy patients

In January 2018, Komen Great Plains partnered with four hospitals in its region on a pilot program that offers a cold pack and breast health….

Congratulations to the 2018 Pink Honor Roll

Please join us in congratulating the 2018 Pink Honor Roll for Susan G. Komen Great Plains.  These 32 individuals collectively raised over $81,000 at Race….

Being Part of the Pink Honor Roll

By Elaine Shein It was a small, modest reception tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 23) in Papillion, Neb. Not a lot of people. Mostly women.  A few….

Request for Applications now available for 2018-2019 Community Grants

Susan G. Komen Great Plains is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Applications for its 2018-2019 community grants. Community grant funds are available….

Leonard is More Than Pink.

Leonard Sommer has a long, deeply personal history with Komen. His late spouse, Kate Sommer, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1986 at the….

The ‘5 is enough’ team takes action

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”  – Dr. Seuss   Becky and the “5….

Living Life to the Fullest

“My doctor has a quote in her office that reads, ‘It’s your life’, and I believe that,” says April, a 40-year-old from Fremont, Nebraska living….

Endless miles. Pink tennis shoes. A man on a mission.

Pete Miller is on a mission to make sure his three granddaughters never have to experience breast cancer. His eyes light up when he talks….

42-year old survivor reflects on life-changing program funded by Komen Great Plains

In 2016, Angela Estrada was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 41. As she was nursing her one-year old, she felt a lump….