These projects have been selected by our independent Grant Review Panel as those that will have the greatest impact in serving uninsured or underinsured women and men in our service area. Please note that Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is not a direct service provider.
1. Deaconess Family Medicine Residency– “Neighbor to Neighbor” - $47,911.11 - In this project, the Deaconess Family Medicine Residency will collaborate with five Evansville neighborhood associations – CHAIN, Star, Jacobsville, Glenwood and Tepe Park – to provide education and breast cancer screening for low-income women. Contact: 812-450-7242
2. Dubois-Pike-Warrick Economic Opportunity Committee, Inc. – “Tri-Cap Breast Cancer Program” - $95,908.05 - Tri-Cap, a private, not-for-profit agency serving low-income families in southwestern Indiana, will provide an organized patient navigator service to assist women who are newly or recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The program includes case management services, educational information, and payment treatment services for clients who are either underinsured or uninsured in the Affiliate area. Contact: 812-428-2632
3. The Foundation for Health– “Mammograms for Life” - $57,832.85 - This program will provide educational information and screening mammograms to medically underserved women who reside in Daviess, Hancock and McLean Counties in Kentucky. Contact: 270-688-2350
4. Good Samaritan Hospital –“Illiana Breast Health and Education-A Community Partnership”- $60,607.60 - This project will focus on providing screening mammograms, diagnostic follow-up, and breast health education to medically underserved women for Knox and surrounding counties. A special focus includes a Grass Roots Outreach and on-site breast health education for women in this rural low-income area. Contact: 812-885-3627
5. Indiana Women In Need – “Survivor Support Program” - $15,000.00 - This program will assist women with professional non-medical services while they are in treatment for breast cancer. Services include but are not limited to: babysitting, house cleaning, groceries and transportation. Counties served by this grant are Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick in Indiana. Contact: 317-475-0565
6. Methodist Hospital – “Mammograms for Western Kentucky” - $28,608.28 -This program will provide screening and diagnostic services to women who reside in Henderson, Union and Webster Counties in Kentucky. Contact: 270-831-7931
7. Perry County Memorial Hospital, Tell City, IN – “Our Turn: A Breast Health Program for Women” - $31,520.00 - This program serves under and uninsured women living and/or working in the rural areas of Perry County and Spencer County in Indiana, and Hancock County in Kentucky. Screening mammograms and educational programs will be provided, as well as diagnostic services. Contact: 812-547-0248
8. Richland Memorial Hospital – “Breast Health Awareness Programs” - $5,470.00- This program will provide breast health education and encouragement to women to have annual clinical breast exams and mammograms. It will also provide screening for underinsured women and uninsured women who do not qualify for other programs. Additionally a mentor program will be used to match newly diagnosed women with those who have completed treatment for assistance. Counties served are Richland and Edwards, Illinois. Contact: 618-395-7340 ext. 4608
9. St. Mary’s Foundation – “Sharing the Vision: Early Detection of Breast Cancer” - $99,998.95 - The “Sharing the Vision” grant will provide mammogram screenings, diagnosis, education and support services to women in six southwestern Indiana counties. The program will utilize mobile mammography services as well as the St. Mary’s Breast Center. Contact: 812-485-4079
10. TOUCH, Inc. – “TOUCH Breast Cancer Patients” - $15,000.00 - The goal of this program is to provide non-medical financial support for breast cancer patients in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties in Indiana. Services covered include but are not limited to: housing, groceries, insurance and transportation. Contact: 812-477-2550
11. University of Louisville, Kentucky Cancer Program – “Cultivando la Salud” - $14,239.05 - In an effort to reach Kentucky’s fastest growing minority population, this program proposes to improve the breast health of Hispanic women in eight Kentucky counties. Based in Owensboro, the project goal is to provide Spanish-language, culturally appropriate breast cancer education and patient navigation for Hispanic women. Contact: 270-683-2560
12. Wabash General Hospital – “Breast Cancer Program” - $5,114.30-This project will reach women who are uninsured or whose insurance deductible is unreachable by providing them with free screening mammograms, diagnostic mammograms and ultrasounds free of charge. Contact: 618-263-6437.
Community Pink Ribbon Grants
The Community Pink Ribbon Grant will provide for screening mammograms and breast health education in the smaller or far-reaching communities of our 28-county service area.
Center for Women's Health, Trover Health System, Madisonville, KY – $6,530.40 Contact: 270-824-3418
Crittenden Health System, Marion, KY - $1,119.10 Contact: 270-965-1069
Daviess Community Hospital, Washington, IN – $4,017.75 Contact: 812-254-8851
Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Fairfield, IL - $6,610.40 Contact: 618-847-8271
Ferrell Hospital Community Foundation, Eldorado, IL - $1,133.80 Contact: 618-273-3361
Guadalupe Center, Huntingburg, IN – $4,017.75 Contact: 812-683-5212
Lawrence County Memorial Hopsital, Lawrenceville, IL - $1,690.10 Contact: 618-943-7221
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, Jasper, IN – $6,6378.40 Contact: 812-996-0546
Want to see every grant we have ever awarded? Here is a 14 year history of our grantees.