Open Dialogue. Open Minds. Open Hearts.

June 2, 2020 I wanted to take a moment to share my thoughts and reflections on the happenings in our country right now. Both to acknowledge what I know many are feeling, and to open a dialogue here for any and all who may be interested in sharing their own personal stories and feelings. The […]

Promise Fund Announces $400,000 in Grants to Aid Women in Accessing Healthcare for Breast & Cervical Cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Promise Fund of Florida announces grants totaling $400,000 to six local healthcare organizations in order to provide access to healthcare for women in Palm Beach County who do not have health insurance or have limited financial resources. The grants include funding for patient navigators who provide culturally-sensitive, life-saving services in English, Creole […]

Statement from Nancy G. Brinker on Susan G. Komen® Structure & Operations

  April 24, 2020 Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen® and The Promise Fund of Florida®, released the following statement in coordination with Susan G. Komen’s announcement of their forthcoming transformation in structure and operations. “Susan G. Komen was born on my sister’s last wish, at a time when those with a breast […]

Interview: Helping Those Afflicted with COVID-19

THROOMERS MAGAZINE INTERVIEW April 2020 Founding the Susan G. Komen organization and mobilizing a worldwide movement for breast cancer awareness has become an enduring legacy for former U.S. Ambassador Nancy Brinker. Now, as co-founder of the Promise Fund of Florida, she is setting an example for others to give so that those affected by the […]

Oped: The unsung hero who boosted cancer awareness when it was unmentionable

Fox News Opinion Oped October 24, 2019 October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but just a few decades earlier, the word “cancer” was unmentionable in polite society. Those affected by the disease were largely shunned and avoided. Cancer was highly stigmatized until the last quarter of the 20th century, when courageous women such as […]

Oped: The Pink Hue of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Educates and Inspires

Newsmax October 2, 2019 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year more people across the country are supporting women in the fight against breast cancer than ever before. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers. Currently, the average risk of a woman developing breast cancer sometime […]

Oped: Can Biden’s canceled cancer initiative be salvaged?

July 18, 2019 The Hill There’s a certain irony to the fact that one day short of the 50th anniversary of the historic launching of Apollo 11’s mission to the moon, it was reported that the Biden Cancer Initiative (BCI) — based on the Obama White House’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative — announced that it had suspended its […]

Oped: Entering the Arena of Public Discourse With Passion and Civility

June 13, 2019 Nancy G. Brinker op-ed – In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt gave what would become what was perhaps the most quoted speech of his career. The former president and devoted naturalist was eager to travel the world following the end of his presidency, so he spent a year hunting in Africa before embarking […]