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….

Leslie’s Story

Don’t Forget your Mammogram! My first mammogram was in 2000 and then in 2002, 2004, and 2006. I was busy and time flew by quickly…..

Thank you South Dakota volunteers!

April 23-29 is Volunteer Appreciation Week. Susan G. Komen Great Plains has many hard working volunteers that help advance our mission to save lives from breast….

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….