DALLAS (AP) — The president and the founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure are stepping down, the nation's largest breast cancer foundation said in announcing a major leadership shake-up. The high-profile departures come amid continuing fallout from Komen's decision earlier this year to briefly end funding for Planned Parenthood.
Susan G. Komen
DALLAS, November 2, 2009 — Mona Lee Locke, a veteran of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®’s Affiliate network and a proven leader in local nonprofit programs, has been named to a new position aimed at building on the impact of Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, in the nation’s capital.
CHICAGO, August 11, 2009 — Event 360 today announced that it is now authorized in the Convio Solution Provider (CSP) program designed for companies wanting to deploy Convio software and provide related fundraising, event marketing and interactive services for nonprofit organizations. Event 360 has been a long-time Convio partner that has consistently ranked in the top three partners in terms of volume, customer satisfaction, and revenue.
AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2009 — Convio today released a guide for nonprofit professionals and event organizers that can help them turn event participants into more successful fundraisers. The guide, created based on a study and interviews with some of the most successful participant fundraisers in the country, is available to nonprofit professionals at www.convio.com/eventchampionsguide.
July 2, 2009 — One of the most important challenges in the cancer community today is whether people can, in fact, prevent their own cancers. Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is announcing millions of dollars in long-term grant funding to find out.
DENVER, July 1, 2009 — Alicia Keys' appearance on the 2009 BET Awards Show Sunday night (June 28) raised more than $130,000 from more than 26,000+ mobile donors who texted their donations. Keep a Child Alive is the non-profit organization co-founded by Keys to provide health care and housing to children with HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.