WHAT ARE THE Hope, Faith and Love AWARDS?

The promise of Susan G. Komen® is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find cures.

The HOPE Award given to a breast health or breast cancer professional that works toward improving the lives of breast cancer survivors or conducts research to find the cures, was awarded to Dr. Saif Soniwala.

The FAITH Award be given to a breast cancer survivor who advocates in the community for support, screening or treatment and works to empower all women, was awarded to Kathleen Kowal.

The LOVE Award will be given to a volunteer who works tirelessly to advance our “promise” and inspires others to do the same, was awarded to Colleen Nossavage.

The 2017 Awards will be presented at the Survivor Luncheon on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The nominator and winning nominees will be notified prior to the luncheon. We will accept nominations beginning May 15th, 2017 and ending on August 30, 2017 All nomination forms must be postmarked on or before August 30, 2017 to be considered.

Each nominee and their nominator will receive complimentary tickets to attend the luncheon on October 7, 2017. Please be sure to check to insure that your nominee will be available to attend the event, before completing your nomination form.

Please note, we receive many commendable nominations, but can only present the award to one person in each category. If your nominee doesn’t receive an award, we strongly encourage you to re-submit the following year.

Submit your nomination form to:

By Mail:
Hope, Faith & Love Awards Committee
Susan G. Komen® Upstate NY
742 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209

OR fax to 1-866-888-1522

OR email to:  michelemagaris@komenupstateny.wpengine.com

Questions – call (716) 887-2646

Thank you for keeping this wonderful celebration of Hope, Faith & Love strong and vibrant.