ISSUE: January 2020
Save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
Our Bold Goal is to reduce the current number of breast cancer
deaths by 50% in the U.S. by 2026.
Give the Gift of Time
year in Los Angeles County
are diagnosed with breast cancer and
individuals die from the disease.
fellow LA County neighbors living with breast cancer by making a tax-deductible
gift to Komen LA County to continue providing access to quality care services
and critical breast health screenings.
detection helps save lives. Will you help save a life?
Events & Programs
2020 MORE THAN PINK Walk
Join us for our 2nd Annual MORE THAN PINK Walk on
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Dodger Stadium!
2020 MORE THAN PINK Mobile App
Once you have registered for the Walk, download the MORE THAN
PINK mobile app! This is the easiest way to recruit team members, request
donations, track your progress toward your fundraising goal, and more. The app
syncs with other social media apps so you can instantly reach more people with
7th Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference
Dine Out for the Cure
thanks to the 11 local restaurants and food trucks for helping us raise $5,805
through our Dine Out for the Cure program this past October during Breast
Cancer Awareness Month!
combining their love for food and passion for supporting our community, our
participating restaurants and food trucks help us do more for research and for
those living with breast cancer – including metastatic breast cancer - and
bringing us closer to a cure!
Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act (S.
Under current law, patients are subject to waiting 5
months for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and 24 months for
Medicare benefits. This is #unacceptable. Use your voice and ask your
representative to cosponsor the MBC Access to
Care Act so patients don't have to wait.
The Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) Fact Sheet is a great resource to learn about TNBC – who gets it, prognosis and treatment options and questions to ask your doctor.
Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act (H.R. 2428)
This new Komen-led legislation works to eliminate cost sharing for
medically-necessary diagnostic imaging. Take action to save lives, and ask your
representative to cosponsor the ABCD Act!
Support Susan G. Komen LA County Affiliate when you shop on
Amazon by visiting smile.amazon.com and simply adding “Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County” as your charitable
organization of choice. Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to Komen
LA County at no cost to you!
Show Some Love Combined Federal Campaign
The Combined Federal Campaign
(CFC) is the only authorized solicitation of all
federal employees in their workplaces, retired members of the military and
retired civilians on behalf of approved charitable organizations. It is an
employee-focused, cost-efficient, federally regulated program aimed at raising
the greatest amount possible for participating charities.
Show Some Love
to breast cancer by giving to Susan G. Komen LA County Affiliate through the CFC. Our designation number is 22167.
You asked, and we answered! The Official Susan G. Komen Tumbler is BACK
and available for purchase now on ShopKomen.com! Hurry while supplies lasts!
Go to komenlacounty.org