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Racing on Mother’s Day—for Mom

Megan Clements shares a story of courage and new life carrying out a beautiful legacy Mom was first diagnosed in January 2015. Mom went in to the ER from a cut on her foot that quickly turned gangrene due to…

You never know where your influence will be felt next

By Elaine I. Grobman, CEO, Komen Philadelphia I recently had a beautiful, yet simple, email exchange with a longtime and loyal Komen Philadelphia activist, Len Weinstein. Len first became involved with us well over a decade ago when his wife,…

With Love and Gratitude We Remember Susan Axler

  On August 17, 2017 our community lost another courageous Forever Fighter to metastatic breast cancer. Susan Axler touched so many lives with her advocacy, her sharing and her voice, and was an endless source of empowerment for Komen Philadelphia’s metastatic breast cancer…

Metastatic Breast Cancer and Success

Mother’s Day, is a special day for me. I spent it at the Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure in Philadelphia, Pa. It was emotionally difficult for me to attend. I know what it means to lose a mother at…

Thank You to Race for the Cure Community for Winning the Fight!

Dear Cherished 2017 Race Participants and Supporters,   Early on in the 2017 Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure season, I was working on customizing opportunities for several sponsors when someone popped into my office and said, “Elaine, why don’t you…

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