Statement of Need
The Bexar County Community Profile identifies the funding priorities for Susan G. Komen San Antonio’s service area. This helps the Affiliate determine funding priorities for identified breast cancer service gaps and areas of highest need. For more information about the Community Profile, click here.
2015 Affiliate Priorities and Action Plan
- Partner with local grocery stores to host community events and educate residents about breast cancer and healthcare resources.
- Encourage organizations to apply for Komen grant funding to help patients with co-pay assistance. Information available on komensanantonio.org.
- Work with healthcare advocates to start a culturally appropriate support group for breast cancer patients and survivors seeking help where they live.
- Work with agencies to provide childcare options to patients who need breast cancer services.
- Use social media to connect Komen and breast cancer resources with the community.