About Us

Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front. Through events like the Komen Baton Rouge Race for the Cure®, Komen Baton Rouge invests 75 percent of the funds raised to support vital local breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically underserved women. The remaining 25 percent supports the national Komen Grants Program , which funds groundbreaking  breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world.

The Komen Baton Rouge Affiliate’s service area covers 10 parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St Helena and Tangipahoa. Thanks to the thousands of people who participant in the Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge Race for the Cure® and other Affiliate events each year, dedicated corporate partners and generous donors, Komen Baton Rouge is playing a vital role in fighting breast cancer in our community.