Voices

Pat’s Pub Does it “4 El”!

 To the Komen Philadelphia Family,On October 17, 2014, we had our annual breast cancer awareness fundraiser, for which this is our 3rd year. At Pat’s Pub, we call it our “4″ El night!! El is our family member and we will…

Race for the Cure Makes an Impact

We thank the many people who took time to let us know about their 2014 Komen Philadelphia Race for Cure experiences. In this special Voices entry, we share a few with our community to inspire involvement in the years ahead!I was…

4th Grader Gets Involved for Mom-Mom

On May 5,  I went to help  Komen Philadelphia raise money to help people with breast cancer. We volunteered to do it at a Philadelphia Phillies game. It was really fun.While other volunteers registered people for the Race for the…

13 Year Old Honors His Grandmother by Fundraising

For my bar-mitzvah project I chose to support Susan G. Komen Philadelphia. I decided to do this because exactly one year before I was born, my Grandmother died of breast cancer. I was named after her and wanted to include her on this special day.

Haverford High Field Hockey Proud to Make a Difference

 To our friends at Komen Philadelphia,On October 10, 2013, the Haverford High School Field Hockey team held their annual Senior Night, which is an evening dedicated to paying tribute to all of their senior teammates.  The girls played the game…

Caring Man Finds a Way to Overcome Challenges to Make a Difference

Enclosed is a $5.00 money order to “Susan G. Komen Philadelphia.” I sent $5.00 last month as well to the Steven H. Lupin Law firm to send to your organization because I did not have the proper information. You can look forward to me sending $5.00 every month.

Pre-teen celebrates his “Bubbie” being 5 years cancer free

My name is Cory and I will be becoming a Bar Mitzvah soon. Part of becoming a Bar Mitzvah is to perform a Mitzvah, which is a good deed or charitable act. For my Mitzvah Project, I chose to raise money for Susan G. Komen in honor of my Bubbie (Grandmother), who just reached her 5 year milestone of being cancer free.

Summer Intern Appreciates Lessons for a Lifetime

I am studying social work (MSW) at the University of Pennsylvania, and I reached out to Susan G. Komen Philadelphia for a summer internship because I wanted to learn more about nonprofit operations and development, obstacles and barriers to treatment for breast cancer, and the way in which a local chapter of a national nonprofit supports the surrounding Philadelphia community.
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