Our Mission: At Susan G. Komen Iowa, our mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.
Our Vision: A world without breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen Iowa is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front. Up to 75 percent of the Affiliate’s net income goes toward funding grants to local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically underserved women. The remaining net income (a minimum of 25 percent) supports the national Komen Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world.
Our Komen Iowa Affiliate service area covers 81 of 99 counties. Thanks to the thousands of people who participant in the Susan G. Komen Iowa Race for the Cure® - Des Moines and other Affiliate events each year, dedicated corporate partners and generous donors, Komen Iowa is playing a vital role in fighting breast cancer in our community.
Our 2014 Annual Fulfillment Report has more insight into our most recent organizational accomplishments!