These projects have been selected by our independent Grant Review Panel as those that will have the greatest impact in serving uninsured or underinsured women, men, and their families in our service area. Please note that Susan G. Komen® Inland Empire is not a direct service provider. The information below is a description of the grant funded by Susan G. Komen Inland Empire. Click on each organization to learn more about other breast health and breast cancer services that are provided.
List of Current 2013-2014 Komen Inland Empire Community Grant Recipients
Breast Cancer Solutions provides temporary financial assistance to individuals undergoing breast cancer treatment. BCS disperses funds for rent, mortgage, utilities, and other life-supporting expenses to women undergoing breast cancer treatment. BCS guides clients to additional federal, state and private resources. BCS helps clients navigate the paperwork required to obtain these services. Above all, BCS provides experience-based moral support to all that contact the organization.
CCHN provides diagnostic services (e.g. diagnostic mammography, surgical consultations, breast biopsies, ultrasounds) to symptomatic, low-income, uninsured, underinsured women under the age of 40, or men, living in Riverside County.
Desert Cancer Foundation is an organization dedicated to assisting residents in the Coachella Valley and surrounding communities who need financial assistance in obtaining screening, diagnosis and treatment for cancer and allied diseases. Desert Cancer Foundation provides breast health diagnostic services to women uninsured/underinsured women under age 40, and men.
Michelle’s Place is a full service breast cancer resource center providing women and their families dealing with breast cancer the resources they need. The Breast Health Assistance Program provides diagnostic breast health services to uninsured women less than 40 years old who have a symptom of breast cancer. The program also provides navigation services to aid participants in the process of making medical appointments, finding support services and other available community resources. The Pink Ribbon Assistance program provides temporary basic needs assistance to women going through breast cancer treatment.
Quinn Community Outreach Corporation (QCOC) provides free education, and links women to clinical breast exams and mobile mammography screening services throughout the Inland Empire.
The Women’s Health Imaging Center (WHIC) contacts women who have physicians’ orders for follow-up on abnormal mammograms to provide diagnostic breast health services for women under age 40 and men.
Program provides onsite diagnostic breast health services to symptomatic, uninsured/underinsured women under the age of 40, and men, as well as patient navigation services for those undergoing diagnostic services or breast cancer treatment.
The YWCA provides free education, and links women to clinical breast exams and mobile mammography screening services throughout the Inland Empire.