For the period of April 1, 2014, through March 31, 2015, Komen Charlotte is awarding 17 local programs that provide screening, education and treatment to women with limited resources in its 13-county service area. An independent Grant Review Panel recommended projects based on breast health needs identified in the Affiliate’s 2011 Community Profile.
Cabarrus Health Alliance provides outreach, education and screening services targeting low-income minority individuals in Cabarrus and Rowan counties.
Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast provides mammograms, ultrasounds, biopsies, and lymphedema services to uninsured and underinsured individuals in Cabarrus, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan, and Stanly counties.
Cleveland and GASTON COUNTY
CaroMont Cancer Center at CaroMont Regional medical center provides mammography, diagnostic services, support services, outreach and education for the underserved in Gaston and Lincoln counties.
Chestnut Grove Community Center provides screening and diagnostic mammograms for underserved and/or disadvantaged individuals in Iredell County.
Lincoln County Health Department provides screening and diagnostic services as well as breast health education to uninsured and underinsured individuals in Lincoln County.
Carolinas Rehabilitation – Main provides lymphedema treatment and compression bandages and garments for individuals who are unable to afford them in all 13 counties.
Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council provides breast health and breast cancer awareness to girls, their families, troop leaders and mentors, with a focus on girls living in at-risk environments, rural communities and underserved or emerging populations in Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Stanly and Union counties.
Mecklenburg County Health Department provides breast health education, mammograms and diagnostic procedures to low-income minority individuals in Mecklenburg county.
Novant Health - Huntersville Medical Center provides screening and education to uninsured or underinsured women, as well as diagnostic services in Iredell and Mecklenburg counties.
Novant Health - Presbyterian Medical Center provides screening and diagnostic mammograms as well as breast health education to uninsured and underinsured individuals in all 13 counties.
Novant Health - Matthews Medical center provides screening mammograms, and diagnostics services to uninsured or underinsured individuals in the Mecklenburg and Union counties.
Montgomery and Richmond County
Firsthealth of the carolinas provides screening and education to uninsured or underinsured women, as well as diagnostic services in Montgomery and Richmond counties.
Cornerstone Baptist church provides education, screening mammograms and if needed diagnostics to 35 under/uninsured women in Rowan County.
Novant Health- Rowan Medical Center provides education, mammograms, ultrasound, MRI, and biopsy to low-income, uninsured individuals.
Stanly Regional Medical Center provides education, screening and diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, and biopsies to underinsured/uninsured individuals in Stanly County.
Stanly Regional Medical Center: Edema Management Center provides lymphedema patients with educational resources as well as compression products that are not covered by insurance in all 13 counties
Union County Health Department provides screening mammograms and diagnostic services, as well as education and assistance to underinsured individuals residing in Union County.