Thousands packed the streets of Plano Saturday morning for the annual Komen Race for the Cure. Komen headquarters is based in Dallas. The race is one of the nation’s largest events for the breast cancer research group.
The DFW event will still go on, but Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its three-day charity walks in several other cities next year.
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s signature walk has drawn fewer online signups and donations than last year in the foundation’s hometown.
The embattled Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has lost more than a few donations after a tumultuous year that included a shakeup of management. But a pledged donation from a website was quickly met with a “thanks, but no thanks,” from the group.
The store was open for business when customers heard over the loud speaker that there was a race taking place in the store.
At least five high-ranking executives with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity have resigned in the aftermath of the organization’s decision to eliminate its funding for Planned Parenthood.
After a huge outcry, Komen has backed down from its controversial move earlier this week.
Pink ribbons adorn everything from Airplanes to yogurt. But when the Susan G. Komen Foundation endorsed “Promise Me,” a perfume, someone raised a stink.
A Weatherford mother, undergoing treatment for breast cancer, has a fight on her hands. This one is against school officials who won’t allow her daughter to wear a particular breast cancer awareness t-shirt or bracelet.