What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? I have been familiar with Komen Columbus for quite a while now. My mother used to work for Komen so I was always running around the office, attending events, and wearing pink t-shirts. My family and I went to the Race for the Cure every … More Meet the Staff: Summer Intern Grace Waldren
Thank you, Central and Southeast Ohio! We were so grateful for another incredible Race for the Cure. Here’s a snapshot of what our day looked like thanks to YOUR support: 21,627 participants registered for the Komen Columbus Race for the Cure (the largest Komen Columbus Race for the Cure in the United States). See pictures … More Columbus Race Recap
Thanks to our supportive partners at 10TV-WBNS and 97.1 The Fan, we’re excited to offer the Day of Giving on Thursday, April 26th, a day when your impact can be doubled. Mark your calendars and join us on this day where your investment in our mission to save women’s lives can truly be felt. Donate … More Double your Impact on the Day of Giving
Last week a few of our staff members were fortunate enough to attend the Komen Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. We spent a day meeting with our congresspeople and senators and had three primary asks: To preserve women’s access to breast cancer screening and diagnostic services by funding the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early … More Komen Columbus Goes to D.C.
We are honored to introduce Heidi Baldwin, team captain of Heidi’s Heroes. Read her perspective about how breast cancer has impacted her life and about all of the heroes that inspire her to continually stay involved. “My name is Heidi Baldwin and I am team captain of Heidi’s Hero’s. I began this journey in 2000, … More Team Spotlight: Heidi’s Heroes
We’re excited to share more info about emPOWERed, a program dreamed up by 7-year breast cancer survivor and personal trainer Stasi Trout. Inspired by how fitness helped her maintain a sense of normalcy during her treatment and wanting to bring together survivors in the spirit of good health, Stasi will lead several sessions this spring … More emPOWERed Update
We all know that breast cancer affects the entire family – not just the person diagnosed. When Liz Miesen heard her diagnosis of Stage IV, Metastatic breast cancer in 2016, her husband Nick was right next to her. They faced the entire battle side-by-side and we’re excited to be able to spotlight what a co-survivor … More Advice from a Co-Survivor