Susan Komen CEO's salary draws fire as donations drop, races are canceled

“Susan Komen CEO’s salary draws fire as donations drop, races are canceled” By Lisa Myers and Talesha Reynolds, NBC News.

When the Susan G. Komen Foundation announced last week that it was canceling half of its 3-Day races next year, the charity blamed the economy. But it also acknowledged that its decision to stop providing . . . → Read More: Susan Komen CEO’s salary draws fire as donations drop, races are canceled

Did Backlash Prompt Komen’s Cancellations?

“Did Backlash Prompt Komen’s Cancellations?” By Winston Ross, The Daily Beast.

Lisa Bonchek Adams hopped off the Komen “bandwagon” years ago, long before the charity that puts on “Race For The Cure” events all over the world threatened to yank its funding for Planned Parenthood. Adams was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, and in . . . → Read More: Did Backlash Prompt Komen’s Cancellations?

The sad decline of Komen for the Cure

“The sad decline of Komen for the Cure.” By Mary Elizabeth Williams, Salon.

The streets will be a little less pink next year. One of the world’s most prominent breast cancer organizations, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, announced this week it’s canceling its annual “3-Day” fundraising event — a “60-mile walk for women and . . . → Read More: The sad decline of Komen for the Cure

Why is Nancy Brinker still CEO of the Susan G. Komen foundation?

“Why is Nancy Brinker still CEO of the Susan G. Komen foundation?” By Jena McGregor, The Washington Post.

The Susan G. Komen foundation announced Monday that in 2014 the breast cancer charity would be cancelling seven of its three-day walks, or half of its annual multi-day events. The organization said the cancellations were a result . . . → Read More: Why is Nancy Brinker still CEO of the Susan G. Komen foundation?

“Practices by cancer charity challenged”

“Practices by cancer charity challenged.” By Robert Anglen, AZcentral.com

The Breast Cancer Society describes itself as one of the few charities in the U.S. that provides direct help and assistance to those suffering from the disease. The 5-year-old organization reported taking in $52 million last year and spending $39 million on program services, which indicates . . . → Read More: “Practices by cancer charity challenged”

Komen CEO's Resignation Only Makes Critics Angrier

“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 . . . → Read More: Komen CEO’s Resignation Only Makes Critics Angrier