2016-2017 Grant Recipients

Since 1994, Komen Central and Western Oklahoma has raised over $10 million in local breast health and breast cancer awareness projects.  This year, we’ve invested over $300,000 in the community. These local programs include

LOGO Mary Mahoney Memorial Health Center: Navigating Our Women (NOW)

Navigating Our Women (NOW) program will provide: Free and low-cost breast cancer screening for the uninsured and medically underserved, ages 40-49 and 65+ and not otherwise eligible for state and/or federally funded programs in Oklahoma County. NOW program will include patient navigation for timely access to screening mammograms, referrals for diagnostics and treatment including eligibility for Project Woman coupons or Mercy’s Project Early Detection, and will focus on culturally appropriate targeted and quantifiable educational outreach to area churches and health fairs. Call for Bertha Spears at 405-769-3301

LCDA Logo Latino Community Development Agency: Clinica de la Mujer Latina

Clínica de la Mujer Latina offers breast cancer education, screening, referrals and patient navigation to Hispanic women in Oklahoma City. The target community served are Hispanic women of all ages ineligible for state and federally funded programs. The program’s mission is to improve the health of underserved Hispanic women in Oklahoma City by facilitating access to; clinical breast exams, mammograms, treatment and follow-up care, breast cancer education, patient navigation and support services. Call Jennifer Yeaman at 405-236-0701

Mercy logo MERCY HOSPITALProject Early Detection

The purpose of Project Early Detection is to provide breast health services to women of any age, race or ethnicity that is medically underserved and/or economically challenged. The services provided will include screening mammograms and diagnostic testing as well as appropriate treatment referral if a cancer is detected. Call Michelle Hauge at 405-936-5455

 

OKPW logo_Tag OKLAHOMA PROJECT WOMAN: Central and Western Oklahoma Project

Oklahoma Project Woman, Inc. (OPW) is a statewide program providing access to free mammograms, diagnostic procedures and surgical services for women with no health insurance and limited financial resources.  Oklahoma Project Woman serves women and men of all ages, with a primary focus on women 40 years and older, who possess income levels that are no more than 185% of the poverty level.  These women do not have Medicare or Medicaid. Call Maya Betz at 1-877-550-7465

 

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