2017 – 2018 Grant Recipients
Since 1999 Komen Ozark, the affiliate has awarded nearly $10 million to local organizations to provide breast health services and over $3 million has been invested in research. In total, Komen Ozark had made a total investment of nearly $13 million.
These Programs Include
Community Clinic – Awarded $94,600
- Serving Benton and Washington Counties
- Located: 614 E. Emma Avenue, Ste 300, Springdale, AR
- The “We Are Aware” program provides a culturally competent continuum of care for low-income, uninsured patients in Northwest Arkansas through breast care education, screening, diagnostic and treatment support.
- Outreach program called SISTA Supper, will educate minority patients through a small group setting where participants are able to ask the facilitator questions, schedule appointments and sign up for insurance.
- Phone Number: (479) 751-7417
Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House – Awarded $37,000
- Serving Crawford and Sebastian Counties
- Located: 3324 South “M” St., Fort Smith, AR
- “To Save A Life-Survivorship” program provides breast cancer patients with support, advocacy, information, financial assistance and medical supplies, such as lymphedema and mastectomy supplies.
- Phone Number: (479) 424-1812
Hope Cancer Resources – Awarded $62,750
- Serving Benton, Carrol, Madison and Washington Counties
- Located: 5835 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale, AR
- Provides cancer support and education in Northwest Arkansas by focusing on access to support services with a focus on improving quality of life. The program covers genetic testing, housing, prescription and travel assistance.
- Phone Number: (479) 361-5847
Madison County Health Coalition – Awarded $55,233
- Serving Madison County
- Located: P.O. Box 336, Huntsville, AR
- Provides a nurse navigator to advocate for breast cancer patients and educate the community on breast health. The program also provides gas cards, lymphedema supplies and coordinates support group meetings.
- Phone Number: (479) 738-2612
Mercy Foundation Fort Smith – Awarded $62,564
- Serving Sebastian and Crawford Counties
- Located: 7301 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith, AR
- Provides education, navigation services, community outreach program and partnering with diverse groups in the community to coordinate the access to a mobile mammography unit.
- Phone Number: (479) 314-1133
North Arkansas Partnership for Health Education – Awarded $115,000
- Phone Number: (870) 391-3529
- Provides comprehensive education, outreach and awareness campaigns to increase participation in breast health education classes, breast self-awareness training and access to treatment. This program also provides screenings, diagnostic services, patient advocacy and transportation assistance.
- Located: 1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, AR
- Serving Boone, Carroll and Newton Counties
Skaggs Foundation-Cox Health Branson – Awarded $75,000
- Serving Stone and Taney Counties in Missouri
- Located: 101 Skaggs Rd. Ste. 404, Branson, MO
- Provides access to breast care and cancer treatment for at-risk women by offering financial assistance for women in need of screening mammograms, diagnostic testing and transportation assistance. A nurse navigator is also provided to help those diagnosed with breast cancer navigate their journey.
- Phone Number: (417) 348-8998
Washington Regional Cancer Support Home – Awarded $161,000
- Serving Washington and Benton Counties
- Located: 1101 N. Woolsey Ave., Fayetteville, AR
- Provides a breast health navigator and a bilingual navigator who offer specialized guidance and support to patients on their breast cancer journey. The program guides patients through diagnosis, treatment and into survivorship while linking patients to financial and support resources as needed.
- Program also provides screenings, diagnostic services and treatment support.
- Phone Number: (479) 521-8024
Mercy Breast Bentonville – Awarded $161,000
- Serving Washington and Benton Counties
- Provides a nurse navigator that works with all breast cancer patients through their breast cancer journey.
- Program also provides gas cards and diagnostic services
- Phone Number: (479) 338-3340