Winter News

Stay up-to-date on the latest Komen happenings.

Be a BIG Winner During March
Thanks to our partners at the Big Lots Foundation, we are proud to offer a fundraising incentive every week during March. Learn more.

Kimani Haley
One local breast cancer survivor, also the daughter of a survivor, has been through a lot with her breast cancer treatment. Read Kimani’s story and learn what kept her going through surgeries, chemo, radiation, infections and more.

Health Equity Initiative
Because where you live and the color of your skin should not determine whether you live. Read about what we’re doing to combat the breast cancer disparity among African American and Caucasian women.

Introducing the 2018 Komen Columbus Honorary Race Chair
We are so excited and inspired by Liz Miesen and her family…and think you will be too!

Survivor Helps Navigate Insurance World
Read about how Tiffany Murphy is providing peace of mind for others confused about insurance deductibles, out-of-pocket expenses and what may or may not be covered by insurance when faced with a breast cancer diagnosis.

Spare Nothing for the Cure
Whether or not you think your bowling moves should see light of day, we want to know what you’ve got! Spend the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 11 with your fellow breast cancer advocates, survivors and friends at Spare Nothing for the Cure. Registration is open online now.

Climb for the Cure
Two young Central Ohio women are aiming high…19,341 ft. high to be exact with their New Year’s Resolutions. Find out what they’re planning on accomplishing in 2018.

Columbus Race for the Cure
Start 2018 off right by registering for the 26th Annual Komen Columbus Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 19. For a limited time only, registration for survivors is FREE. Adult, youth and virtual participation rates will increase by $5 on Feb. 1.

Meet the staff: Intern, Tara Zinser 
Not only will she be climbing in July for Komen, but she’ll also be our new events intern this spring. Learn more about Tara today!