Susan G. Komen Foundation Honors 1010 WINS For Breast Cancer Awareness PartnershipThe Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation’s Greater New York City affiliate honored 1010 WINS Tuesday at for a 25-year partnership in creating breast cancer awareness.
Head Of NYC Susan G. Komen Cancer Charity ResignsDr. Dara Richardson-Heron will step down from her position with Susan G. Komen for the Cure at the end of April. She said in a statement that she was leaving to "pursue new career opportunities.''
Komen Exec Karen Handel Quits After Planned Parenthood Funding FlapKaren Handel, the charity's vice president for public policy, told Komen officials she supported the move to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.
Komen Loses Some Supporters Over Planned Parenthood Controversy"It just feels like it's all tarnished now," said former supporter Dorothy Twinney. "Honestly, I'm not sure what they can do to change that."
After Public Backlash, Komen Reverses Position, Will Support Planned Parenthood"We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women's lives," the group said in a statement.
Planned Parenthood 'Frustrated' After Komen Foundation Pulls Funding Planned Parenthood officials believe the charity caved in to the anti-abortion lobby.