“Komen CEO’s Resignation Only Makes Critics Angrier.” By Holly Hall, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Susan G. Komen for the Cure may have hoped to halt a sharp drop in donations just ahead of its busy fall fundraising season, but instead it has made many disgruntled donors even angrier. The breast-cancer charity made big leadership changes last week, including the announcement that its founder would leave her staff position. But local Komen leaders, as well as many donors, said they are even more upset now about the way the organization has responded to the controversy over its management. Contributions to 56 one-day races held by local affiliates so far this year have declined by 20 to 30 percent or more in many cases.

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