Komen East TN is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in 24 county service area. Through its 2016-2017 community grants, Komen East TN is investing $347,988 in screening and patient assistance here in the Knoxville community provided by 8 local organizations that serve uninsured or underinsured residents in our service area; and through the Tri-Cities community investing $83,000 into the 8 counties in the area. Since it was founded in 1997, Komen East TN has invested more than $9.7 million in local breast health agencies and organizations.
The funds Komen East TN grants to community programs in our service area have made a positive difference in the lives of those living with this deadly disease.
The remaining 25 percent of net funds were invested in the Susan G. Komen Grants Program managed at the national level. To learn more about Susan G. Komen’s research investment, click here.