Community Grants

Current Grant Recipients

These projects have been selected by our independent Grant Review Panel as those that will have the greatest impact in serving uninsured, underinsured and/or underserved women in our service area. Please note that Susan G. Komen is not a direct service provider.

Debbie Turner’s Cancer Care & Resource Center, Inc.
“Debbie Turner’s Cancer Care and Resource Center Free Mammograms”
Central Florida – Education and Screening
This program seeks to educate the community on the importance of screening and early detection of breast cancer. It provides free mammograms to uninsured or underinsured women over the age of 35. They also provide salon services with free wigs, hats, covers, scarves and prosthetic fittings. In addition, they assist with free transportation to and from treatment and appointments, pick up meds called in by client and grocery shopping on a weekly basis, among other services.
Contact: Debbie Turner, (407) 620-0978

Florida Hospital Foundation
“Komen Breast Care Program at Florida Hospital”
Orange, Osceola – Screening
This program promotes early detection of breast cancer for uninsured and low-income women, primarily ages 40-49. It provides access to screenings and diagnostic mammograms to underserved communities, as well as breast MRI’s and biopsies for women who have abnormal results from their screenings. There is also an education component for the women this program will serve.
Contact: Michelle Engram, (407) 303-1859

Halifax Health Medical Center
“Breast Health Awareness and Early Detection of Breast Cancer – A Call to Action!”
Volusia/Flagler – Screening
The program focus is breast care education, early detection/screening and assistance through the continuum of care. It primarily serves uninsured, low-income women, between the ages of 40-49, from a highly diverse population in Volusia and Flagler Counties, by providing screening and diagnostic mammograms at no cost.
Contact: Jennifer Peludat, (386) 425-2378

Health Care Center for the Homeless, Inc.
“Femmes de Coeur Mammography Program for Health
Care Center for the Homeless”
“Femmes de Coeur Mammography Program for Health
Care Center for the Homeless”

This program seeks to break down barriers faced by low income and/or uninsured female patients in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties by providing breast health services which assure earlier detection of issues, needed care up to and including surgery and assistance in navigating the health system. The targeted population of this program is those residents with incomes below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Contact: Michelle Hampton, (407) 428-5751 ext. 348

Langley Health Services
“Access to Breast Health”
Lake, Marion, Sumter – Screening and Diagnosis
This program provides state of the art screening and diagnostic mammography services to a rural, uninsured, underinsured and underserved, economically disadvantaged population of diverse ethnicities. If indicated, follow up care will be provided by a network of specialists.
Contact: Paul Quinn, (352) 569-2945

Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation
“MAP: Mammogram Access Project”
Focusing on Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Sumter Counties – Education, Screening and Diagnosis
The purpose of this program is to break down barriers and provide comprehensive breast health services to Central Florida by offering free screening and diagnostic mammograms and follow-up services to uninsured and underinsured women who reside in Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Sumter Counties. Particular emphasis is placed upon minority women who have historically been underserved.
Contact: Crystal Alvarez, (407) 898-1991.

Ribbon Riders, Inc.
“The Ribbon Riders Breast Cancer Assistance Project”
Central Florida (all counties) – Financial Assistance
This program helps breast cancer patients with immediate needs and the numerous financial costs associated with fighting breast cancer. It offers direct financial assistance with rent, utilities, gasoline, medical, travel expenses, co-pays, groceries and other immediate expenses, so that patients can focus on recovery.
Contact: Maria Ford, (407) 796-PINK (7465).

South Lake Hospital, Inc.
“South Lake Hospital Breast Cancer Health Program”
Lake County
This program’s purpose is to increase awareness of the importance of early detection of breast cancer, provide free screening and diagnostic mammograms and comprehensive education and support services to women in Lake County, primarily South Lake County. The targeted population is those 40-49 years of age who are underserved and uninsured, with incomes at or below 200% of Federal Government Poverty Guidelines.
Contact: Sunita Kowlasar, (352) 536-8778.