Susan G. Komen North Texas
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Monthly eNewsletter

July 2017

In This Issue

Mission Moment
Komen North Texas Updates
National Partnerships
Volunteer Opportunities

Mission Moment

Fast Fact

Did You Know Social Security offers two kinds of disability benefits for people with breast cancer.  Learn more here.

Tune In to Facebook

Want to learn more about different breast health and breast cancer topics?  Be sure to tune in to our Facebook Live series.  On the third Wednesday of every month at noon, we go live on Facebook to bring you more information about specific topics.  This Wednesday, July 19th, we're tackling clinical trials.  Tune in by visiting our Facebook page.  Catch up on the topics you've missed on our YouTube page.

Komen North Texas Updates

Wichita Falls 2017

Wichita Falls Race for the Cure® Registration Open

The Race will be on Saturday, October 14th at the MPEC in downtown Wichita Falls.  Once you get registered, keep an eye on your email - we'll be sending you special information about fundraising incentives and awards!  Register here.

Share Your Story

We Want to Hear Your Story

Breast cancer affects us all.  Whether you're a survivor, co-survivor, Race supporter, or just eager to end breast cancer - we want to hear from you!  Sharing your story can be healing for you while offering hope to others.  Submit your story here, and it may appear in an upcoming email or even on our website.

National Partnerships

Komen On the Go

Komen On the Go

Looking for a fun way to stay active this summer?  Join Komen On the Go and make a difference while keeping you and your family and friends health.  Help us cross the country while raising money to end breast cancer forever.  Learn more.

20-Mile Walker Badge

Be Bold. Be Fearless. For Just One Day.

Because every action - big or small - makes a difference in our fight, even if you can't walk all 60 miles of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, you can have an impact.  Walk for one day, 20 miles and join the people who are ending breast cancer.  Learn more.

17APR - BofA

Bank of America Pink Ribbon Banking

For each new Pink Ribbon credit card benefiting Susan G. Komen opened, Komen receives a minimum of $3 and 0.08% of all net retail purchases made with the card.  For example, 8 cents for every $100.  Komen also receives $3 for each renewal of a card that was in good standing during the 12 month period and does not have a zero balance at the time of the renewal.  For more information, click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

17APR - Race Volunteers

Wichita Falls Race for the Cure Committee

We need help planning the Race!  If you want to join the Race planning committee, please email us at

2016WF - Elizabeth's Garden

Calling All Crafters

If you love scrapbooking, decoupage, hot glue, and paint, you'd love the Elizabeth's Garden Committee!  We're looking for individuals to help us decorate tulips and butterflies that are purchased and then placed in Elizabeth's Garden on Race day.  For examples of last year's tulips and butterflies, click here.  If you're interested in joining, please email

Susan G. Komen North Texas®
P.O. Box 261730 | Plano, TX 75026
Telephone 972-378-4808
Fax 972-378-4809