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Without a cure, 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will continue to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Without a cure, an estimated 5 million Americans will be diagnosed with breast cancer – and more than 1 million could die – over the next 25 years.
The generosity of our donors is essential as we continue our efforts to help breast cancer patients today, as well as to invest in the health of future generations.
- Make a donation directly to a Race for the Cure participant or team
- Make an Honor/ Memorial Gift
- Make a General Donation
- Download a Donation Form
Where the money goes?
Seventy-five percent of all funds raised by Komen Columbus remains in the local community to fund breast cancer education, screening, treatment and support programs for the medically underserved. To learn more about how Komen Columbus funds are distributed, read about our current community partners.
Twenty-five percent of funds raised supports the national Komen Foundation Award and Research Grant Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world.
You can join us in moving forward the breast cancer movement by making a monetary contribution to support our work at Susan G. Komen Columbus.
Build a Legacy of Hope
Increase your donation with employer matching funds. Many employers will match your personal donation. Check with your company for more information on matching gift programs. Employer matching gifts may also be available to you if you are the spouse of an employee, a retired employee or the spouse/widow/widower of a retiree. Contact the Komen Columbus office at 614-297-8155 for more information.
Donations to Komen Columbus can be made in a variety of ways, including through your estate. You can make a planned gift by naming Susan G. Komen Columbus as a beneficiary in your will, with a specific amount, as a recipient of a percentage of your estate, or as a remainder beneficiary of your estate. Please be sure to consult your estate and tax advisor on how making a planned gift may provide tax advantage for you or your heirs. Learn more about Planned Giving.
In Memoriam or Honorarium
When you make your gift “In Memory of” or “In Celebration of” a loved one, we can send a personalized tribute card to the person or family you are honoring. Anonymous gifts are also graciously accepted. All gifts to Komen Columbus are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.
For a memoriam or honorarium via mail, please send your donation along with your name and address, the name of the person remembered or honored, and the name and address of the person to whom you would like the tribute card mailed. Download a Donation Form.
For a memoriam or honorarium online, please include the person’s mailing address of whom you would like the acknowledgement sent.