Our Community Impact
Since 2000, Komen Central Tennessee has awarded over 400 local, community grants totaling over $10.1 million in our local 41-county service area of Greater Nashville, Upper Cumberland, Chattanooga and North Georgia. These local partnerships allow un-insured and under-insured women, and men, in our community to receive a screening or diagnostic testing they might not otherwise have been able to afford. To see the full breakdown, click here.
Through our 2019-20 grant cycle, we were able to provide the following:
- 464 breast awareness and cancer education
- 3,089 clinical breast exams
- 88 survivorship support services
- 1,494 breast ultrasounds
- 6,420 screening mammograms
- 105 navigation services
- 598 diagnostic imaging services
- 272 biopsies
- 8 breast MRIs
*All numbers based on final grant reporting for FY 2020-21.
Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, is laser-focused on saving lives and creating a world without breast cancer. To make that vision a reality we employ a unique, 360-degree approach to discovering breakthroughs for the most aggressive and deadly breast cancers, while ensuring everyone gets the care they need – no matter who they are or where they live. By investing in Komen, you are helping to accelerate research while also ensuring your neighbors facing breast cancer today get the help, support and treatments they need to live longer, better lives.