By: Lindsey Jones At Komen Columbus, we’ve had the honor of getting to know hundreds of strong, inspiring breast cancer survivors, and each survivor has their own story to tell. We admire the strength and courage it takes to overcome cancer and we want to hear about your specific journey. We want to put a … More Calling all survivors: We want to feature you!
By: Heidi Schubargo, Komen Columbus Intern The Komen Columbus Race for the Cure® had more than 25,000 participants this year and of that, around 2,000 that were officially timed. The overall top finisher this year, Jack Schlabig, ran the race in 15 minutes and 43 seconds. The top female race finisher, Laura Kaulen, completed the … More Running for a Sole Purpose: Top Race Finishers
When Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the state budget into law last week, with it came a greater reassurance that gaps will be bridged for greater healthcare access across Ohio, also making positive progress in Ohio’s breast cancer mortality rate. It’s estimated that 1,690 Ohioans will die in 2017 because of breast cancer, making this … More BCCP Funding Continues to Save Lives in Ohio
What’s your super power? For our top 100 fundraisers, it’s fighting breast cancer! These Race participants went above and beyond and collectively raised $192,800, nearly $30,000 more than our 2016 Honor Roll! These super heroes are saving women’s lives in Central and Southeastern Ohio and we couldn’t be prouder to have them as partners in … More Komen Columbus Super Heroes: Top 100 Fundraisers Named
i1.) What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? My mom has worked at Komen Northwest Ohio for about three years now and I have been involved in the Komen Toledo Race for the Cure since high school. I think seeing how Komen brings the community together is such an awesome thing. I love … More Meet the Staff: Intern Heidi Schubargo
1.) What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? To be honest, I was in the right place at the right time when I got my internship with Komen. A former intern was leaving and a replacement was needed. Seeing as I always had an interest in non-profit work, I was very interested in … More Meet the Staff: Intern Lindsey Jones
What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? When I was in college at Otterbein University, my cousin Brittany was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was just 26. We did not have any family history of breast cancer and it shook us that someone so young could be affected by cancer. As … More Meet the Staff: Lauren Beitel