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Volunteer Orientation 2010. Komen Tyler Affiliate. Our Vision. A world without breast cancer. Our Promise. To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure ® Story. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Komen Tyler AffiliateVolunteer Orientation 2010Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)1(WHO we are:)

Have you ever heard anyone refer to the organization as the Susan B. Komen Foundation? (click)Our name is Susan G. Komen for the Cure. One way to remember the G is to think of the word good. This organization was founded as a way of making something good come from a devastating disease.

Our VisionA world without breast cancer.Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)2Our PromiseTo save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)3Read Promise Statement (click)Standard: This is the promise of the entire Komen organization. It is, plain and simply, what we do. Everything that Komen does at the International, National and local Affiliate level ties back to this promise. It is an easy promise to remember.Affiliates are charged with identifying and funding education, screening and treatment needs identified through the community profile of their service areas.The National organization assumes full responsibility for the oversight of the research program.

ExpandedKomen believes that to end breast cancer forever, we must not only invest in research for future generations, but also help meet the immediate breast health needs of women and their families facing the disease today.

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure StoryThe Power of a Promise

Founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker to honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen.

Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)4(WHY we do what we do)The reason that Komen for the Cure exists is because of a promise that was made between two sisters: Nancy Goodman Brinker (on the right) and her older sister, Suzy Goodman Komen (on the left).

The story is told most poignantly by the Founder herself, Nancy Brinker in this short video, We Will.

Why the Promise is Important2009 Estimated Breast Cancer Statistics

Women:192,370 will be diagnosed40,170 will die from breast cancerMen:1,910 will be diagnosed440 will die from breast cancerTotal:194,280 will be diagnosed40,610 will die from breast cancerKomen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)5The statistics speak for themselves this is WHY we do not rest

Any of us who personally learn of a new diagnosis, recurrence, or someone who has lost their battle with breast cancer are too painfully reminded that we have not yet accomplished our mission.

will compete in a triathlon2 will pass the bar exam3 will backpack across Europe 4

will sign up for soccer next fall76 will make the honor roll5 will marry their college sweetheartOne inEightWomenwill get breast cancer in her lifetimeKomen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)6Read slide emphasize 1 in 8 will get breast cancer

Core Values IS HOPE:Inclusion: to embrace the uniqueness of every individualKomen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)7 1930/1950s 1970s 1980s 1982 1983 1989Treatment improvements are noticeable staging systems are developed.Susan G. Komen, Shirley Temple Black, Betty Ford & Happy Rockefeller are diagnosed with breast cancer.Susan G. Komen dies from breast cancer.Komen awards first research grants.Intl Womens Polo Tournament and Lawn Party raises $30,000.Nancy G. Brinker founds Susan G. Komen for the Cure.The first Komen Race for the Cure is held in Dallas, Texas, with 800 participants.National Toll-Free Breast Care Helpline, 1.800 IM AWARE, is established. First Chapter is established in San Francisco. 54% of American women 40+ receive a mammogram. TimelineKomen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)8In order to appreciate the Komen story, its important to look at the Komen timeline in conjunction with milestones in the world of breast cancer.At the time of Suzys diagnosis in 1977, breast cancer was a disease rarely discussed in public. There was scarce information and medical treatments were limited and often drastic. Perhaps the most significant milestone to date was the clinical method for classifying four states of the development of the disease, which afforded clinically-based treatment options. The politics of breast cancer accelerated in the 1970s, when Shirley Temple Black, Betty Ford and Happy Rockefeller told the world they had breast cancer. It was during that time frame that Suzy was diagnosed and shortly after her death, that Komen was founded. All were change-agents to an environment in which breast cancer could be looked at as a dangerous disease that needed to be addressed by public institutions, rather than a private and shameful secret. In 1982 Komen got off to an ambitious beginning with its first fund-raising event: an International Womens Polo Tournament and Lawn party which allowed Komen to award its first two research grants each in the amount of $15,000.Komen wanted a more universal event that could bring a greater awareness to breast cancer and empower women to take greater control over their breast health. The Komen Race for the Cure was born in 1983 with 800 women triumphantly crossing the finish line in Dallas, TX.Note that in 1989, 54% of American women 40 and over are getting mammograms. The message of early detection is beginning to have an impact.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Affiliate Network 121 Domestic Affiliates 3 International Affiliates

GermanyItalyPuerto RicoKomen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)9You are a part of a very large and dynamic organization. This Affiliate is one of 121 Affiliates in the United States.

Each Affiliate is individually incorporated, governed by its own board of directors and licensed by the National organization to operate in an agreed upon service area. Because all Affiliates embrace the same promise, there is a strong sense of camaraderie, sharing and support within the Komen network.

3 International Affiliates

$14.8 million in funding for international breast cancer research and more than $5.5 million for international community education and outreach programs

The Ignite the Promise: Global Breast Cancer Advocate Summit took place in Budapest, Hungary on September 29-30, 2007. The Summitbrought together breast cancer advocates from more than 25 countries including 25 delegates from the Komen Affiliate Network in order to elevate the dialogue on breast cancers global impact.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Global Initiative for Breast Cancer Awareness launched inOctober 2007 across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. The initiative aims to create a dynamic global network of dedicated activist with the skills, knowledge and vision to play a strategic role in shaping their country's response to the breast cancer crisis. Stewardship: to be accountable for our performance, individually and collectivelyCore Values IS HOPE:Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)10The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Affiliate Network

Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)11Affiliate Network

Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)12Standard:When you draw out the service areas for all 121 Affiliates, the communities that are touched by a Komen Affiliate look like this. While there has been significant growth in the Komen network since the expansion of the first local organization in 1990, there are still many communities that are not currently included in the service area of a Komen Affiliate.

Expanded:Affiliate Service Areas vary greatly in size from Affiliates that serve one county to several such as Tyler and Wyoming that service an entire state.

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."Margaret MeadKomen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)13A great quote about what Volunteers can do

Affiliate Service AreaInsert service area mapKomen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)14Include a map of your service area. ResponsiveKomen for the Cure Community Health Grants Funder Not a Provider Cutting Edge Non-duplicative Komen Tyler Affiliate (Click View and go to Master then Slide Master to change the text.)15Susan G. Komen for the Cure and our Affiliates do not provide direct services. We are a funding organization. In fact, Komen runs the most innovative and responsive grant program in breast cancer today.

We remain the nation's largest private provider of funds for breast cancer research and community outreach programs.

Oftentimes, Komen is the only source of funding for cutting-edge breast cancer research, some of which has led to landmark discoveries in the quest to find a cure for and eventually prevent breast cancer.

Through early funding of basic research, Komen has laid the groundwork for some of todays most promising breast cancer treatments. Some of you are aware of the drug, Tamoxi