Our Community Impact
Since 2000, Komen Central Tennessee has awarded over 397 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.
Through our 2019-20 grant cycle, we were able to provide the following:
- 7 MRI’s
- 12 Biopsies
- 88 Ultrasounds
- 92 Financial and Transportation Services
- 100 Health Navigation
- 156 Survivorship Support Services
- 185 Diagnostic Imaging Services
- 344 Mammogram Referrals
- 895 Clinical Breast Exams
- 2,064 Screening Mammograms
- 9,895 Women and Men will receive Education
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.