Event update: Taste of the Hills – Rapid City, SD

May 18, 2020 We are incredibly grateful for your generous support of Taste of the Hills typically held in Rapid City in September. Because of….

Susan G. Komen Great Plains Announces Week of Giving to Help Breast Cancer Patients

OMAHA, Neb. (April 15, 2020) – Susan G. Komen® Great Plains today announced the launch of Komen Cares Week – an online giving campaign that….

Komen Great Plains response to COVID-19

April 8, 2020 Following local and state health guidelines regarding COVID-19, the Pink Ribbon Affair (April 18, Omaha) and the Power of Research (May 7,….

Are you in the right size bra? Wacoal’s Fit for the Cure events can help

Are you in the right size bra? Now in its 20th year, Wacoal’s Fit for the Cure is a great opportunity to help end breast….

Honoring top fundraisers: 2020 Pink Honor Roll raises more than $139,000

Please join us in congratulating the 2020 Pink Honor Roll for Susan G. Komen Great Plains.  These 58 individuals collectively raised over $139,000 at the….

Susan G. Komen Great Plains Announces Kristin Hunter as New Executive Director

OMAHA, Neb. (Dec. 9, 2019) – The Board of Directors of Susan G. Komen® Great Plains has named Kristin Hunter as the organization’s new executive….

Local Heroes: The Tumornators

This story is part of a series highlighting the heroes behind the work of Komen Great Plains—individuals who turn their fight from awareness to action…..

Komen Great Plains Announces Changes To Community Program Funding Process

Oct. 10, 2019 (OMAHA, Neb.) – In an effort to enhance its mission impact across Nebraska and South Dakota, Komen Great Plains is announcing changes….

Susan G. Komen Unveils $26 Million Investment in Research

DALLAS – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today announced $26 million in funding for new research….

Komen Great Plains Executive Director Announces Retirement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Komen Great Plains Executive Director Announces Retirement Aug. 13, 2019 (OMAHA, Neb.) – The Board of Directors of Susan G. Komen® Great….

Local Heroes: Angels Among Us

This story is part of a series highlighting the heroes behind the work of Komen Great Plains—individuals who turn their fight from awareness to action…..

Local Heroes: Fundraising is Personal for Union Pacific Employee

This story is part of an ongoing series highlighting the heroes behind the work of Komen Great Plains. These individuals have committed to fundraising to….

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….