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

Non-Profit Partner in Business Award

We won! The Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization whose mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever was honored by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce as the winner of the Non-Profit Partner in Business Award. This award recognizes a non-profit organization that has developed a close partnership with the business community as a means to achieve its mission. Komen Maryland’s nomination was supported by the Hunt Valley Business Forum. 

“Congratulations to the 2010 Small Business of the Year Award winners,” said Kathy Snyder, CCE, President & CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. “Through their vision and hard work, they are helping Maryland's economy grow. Today we honor their financial success, as well as their commitment to their employees, customers and communities.”

Race for the Cure

 Save the date for 

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010!

Click here to register for our 2010 Race for the Cure.

Sponsors

Race for the Cure® sponsors needed! We are in the last month of our sponsorship campaign and we are hoping to confirm sponsors to support the 18th Annual 2010 Komen Maryland Race for the Cure® to be held in Hunt Valley on Sunday, October 3, 2010. Contact jlima@komenmd.org for more information about becoming a sponsor. The deadline is quickly approaching. 

Click here to view our Race video

Grants 

The 2010-11 Small Grant Program is now open for applications. Read the full RFP and find out more about the program.

We have awarded $2.2 million in grants to 27 local organizations and non-profits for our 2011 Grant Cycle. Find out more about the screening, education and treatment programs funded! 

THANK YOU Ride Across Maryland

 

Ride Across Maryland
The 10th Annual Dick Gelfman's Ride Across Maryland was held over the first weekend of June. The 3-day/2-night event was an incredible success!

Komen Maryland is thrilled that RAM has once again exceeded all expectations. RAM topped what was raised last year by $100,000 with a total pledged donation of $300,000. What a great achievement! Dick Gelfman added an additional $1.00 to bring the total pledge donation to an astounding $300,001. This brings RAM’s cumulative contribution to Komen Maryland over the past 10 years to over $2 million!

THANK YOU to Dick Gelfman, all RAM organizers, participants, sponsors, supporters and donors! We are honored that RAM has once again chosen the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure as the beneficiary of their tireless efforts and continue to hold the rank of our largest 3rd party event in Maryland and possibly the entire country!

Click here to view event photos.

Education

Komen Maryland is pleased
to announce the publication
of the 2009 edition of our Resource Guide for Breast
Health and Healing!

This updated edition has
new sections on breast
cancer and new entries in
the resource directory for each Maryland CountyDownload
it today
!

 

Volunteers

Please visit our Volunteer Center to apply for all available year round volunteer opportunities. 

A brand to trust

The results are in! Harris Interactive honors Komen for the Cure in 2010 non-profit rankings.