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NEWS RELEASE – WNY One of 26 Locations Nationally Chosen to Premier New MORE THAN PINK Walk Event in 2019

Susan G. Komen’s Reimagined Event Improves Connection to Lifesaving Work Locally & Nationally January 24, 2019 – Susan G. Komen Upstate New York, with headquarters….

Welcoming 2019!

HAPPY NEW YEAR to you and your family!! At Susan G. Komen Upstate New York we are so excited to be rolling into the New Year….

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CNY Community News: It is August and you know what that means… the Great New York State Fair is right around the corner!

Hello Komen Volunteer! It is August and you know what that means….the Great New York State Fair is right around the corner! Wednesday, August 22nd….

NOMINATE someone today for the Northeastern NY HOPE, FAITH and LOVE AWARDS

What are the HOPE, FAITH and LOVE AWARDS? HOPE or “Make a Difference” Award– Generally Given to a breast health or breast cancer professional. However,….

NEW Central New York EVENT: Paws for the Cure

Join us at the Fairgrounds the night before the Race- Friday, May 18th- for the first ever Paws for the Cure! Dogs of all breeds….

2017 WNY Breast Cancer Survivor Luncheon and Hope, Faith & Love Awards.

Thank you for making the 16th Annual Susan G. Komen® Western New York Survivor Luncheon  such a wonderful celebration of our community’s breast cancer Survivors,….

2016 WNY Race for the Cure Results

Get WNY Race for the Cure Results HERE  or download the ITSYOURRACE app on your smartphone:

2016 Hope, Faith & Love Awardees announced

We are honored to introduce the 2016 recipients: Dr. Saif Soniwala, MD Kathleen Kowal Colleen Nossavage Hope Award For a breast health professional who works….

Lisa Faturos awarded Nora McGuire Award at WNY Race for the Cure

BUFFALO, NY (May 9, 2016) – Susan G. Komen® Western New York is pleased to announce the 2016 winner of the Nora McGuire Volunteer Award: ….

Inspirational Survivor Marilou Smith is 2016 Race for the Cure Honoree

BUFFALO, NY (April 27, 2016) — Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure® is pleased to announce that breast cancer Survivor Marilou Smith….

In the Pink: Komen WNY’s new blog!

  Take a look inside Komen Western New York through “In the Pink,” our new blog. We’ll share personal and institutional lessons learned, challenges surmounted, inspirations acquired, and….

Walk of Hope Ribbon Signs

The “Walk of Hope” is a beautiful pathway formed by commemorative staked ribbons, lining the path to the Race course. Each sign bears the name….

Komen WNY thanks General Mills and its Friends in the Fight Program and reminds you to start saving lids.

Starting October 1, 2015, the Friends in the Fight program will turn participating lids of Yoplait® yogurt products pink! Yoplait will make a total donation of….

Grants in 25 States and Eight Countries Sustain Komen Leadership in Breast Cancer Research

New York State Researchers Receive $810,000  DALLAS – Sept. 22, 2015 – Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research, announced….

14th Annual Survivor Luncheon and Awards

The 14th Annual Susan G. Komen® Western New York Survivor Luncheon celebrated the lives of our community’s breast cancer Survivors and their families and friends!….

2015 WNY Race for the Cure RESULTS

Thanks to all who participated. Click HERE for the 2015 Komen WNY Race for the Cure timed running results.

April 28th Luncheon to feature new Volunteer Award named for Nora McGuire

As Susan G. Komen® Western New York gets ready to celebrate its 15th Anniversary Race for the Cure on June 13, it is thrilled to….

Video: Spare-a-Pair participants help to strike out breast cancer

Hundreds of Susan G. Komen WNY supporters enjoyed a fun February afternoon at Transit Lanes recently, participating in our Spare-a-Pair fund raiser. Check out the….