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Komen Colorado will invest $1 million in 19 projects administered by 16 local non-profit hospitals, health care clinics, and community-based organizations to provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic services, treatment for women and men diagnosed with breast cancer, and breast health literacy and patient navigation services to medically underserved Coloradans. Collectively, Komen Colorado's 2016-17 grants are projected to:

  • Provide breast health/breast cancer education to more than 6,800 people
  • ensure more than 3,310 people receive clinical breast exams, mammograms, and diagnostic tests;and
  • pay for the treatment for more than 50 breast cancer patients.

Komen Colorado funds will provide access to essential breast health care at more than 50 locations across our 22-county service area.  

Click on the regions above for region specific programs & impact.


  • Counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson

    Impact

    This year in the Denver Metropolitan Region we expect to provide:

    • 920 screening navigation services
    • 5,090 screening services, including clinical breast exams and mammograms
    • 31 people fighting breast cancer with treatment services
    Screening Programs

    The following organizations provide low or no-cost clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic services to medically underserved individuals.

    • Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
      Sarah Dutcher: (303) 867-9587
      www.cchn.org

    CCHN provides screening & diagnostic services in this region in partnership with the following community health centers:

    Clinica Family Health Services
    Naomi Vigil, navigil@clinica.org
    Pecos Clinic
    1701 West 72nd Avenue, 3rd Floor
    Denver, CO 80221

    MCPN Arvada Health Center
    11005 Ralston Road, Suite 100-G
    Arvada, CO 80004

    MCPN Chambers Health Center
    1290 Chambers
    Aurora, CO 80011

    MCPN Colfax Health Center
    9485 W. Colfax Avenue
    Lakewood, CO 80215

    MCPN Englewood Health Center
    3515 South Delaware Street
    Englewood, CO 80110

    MCPN Estes Street Health Center
    8755 West 14th Avenue
    Lakewood, CO 80215

    MCPN Independence Health Center
    4851 Independence Street
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

    MCPN Jeffco Family Health Services Center
    7495 West 29th Avenue
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

    MCPN North Aurora Family Health Center
    3292 Peoria Street
    Aurora, CO 80010

    MCPN Potomac Street Health Center
    700 Potomac Street, Suite A
    Aurora, CO 80011

    MCPN South Aurora Health Center
    15132 E. Hampden Avenue, Suite G
    Aurora, CO 80014

    MCPN Helena Health Center
    15501 East 13th Avenue
    Aurora CO 80011

    MCPN Union Square Plaza
    12055 West 2nd Place, 2nd Floor
    Lakewood, CO 80228

    MCPN Elmira Refugee Health Center
    1666 Elmira Street,
    Aurora, CO 80010

    MCPN Pine Tree Health Center
    17866 Cotton Wood Drive
    Parker CO 80134

    • Sheridan Health Services
      Phillip Thompson, philip.thompson@ucdenver.edu, (303) 797-4260
      Sheridan Community Clinic
      3525 W. Oxford Ave., G-3
      Denver, CO 80236
      Main: (303) 797-4260
    • Salud Family Health Centers
      Laura Montoya: (720) 322-9421

    Salud – Brighton
    1860 Egbert Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    Tel: (303) 659-4000

    Salud – Commerce City
    6255 Quebec Parkway
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    Tel: (303) 286-8900

    • Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM)
      Ashley Armstrong: (303) 813-7661
      www.pprm.org
      PPRM Aurora Health Center
      1284 S. Abilene Street
      Aurora, CO 80012
      Tel: (303) 671-7526
    Treatment Programs

    The following organizations provide treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.

    • Saint Joseph Hospital at Caritas Clinic
      Christina Sandoval: (303) 318-1570
      www.exempla.org
    Community Health Worker Programs

    The following organizations provide culturally responsive breast health education to diverse populations that focus on addressing barriers to screening. The end-goal of these projects is to connect medically underserved individuals with breast screenings and timely follow-up diagnostic care.

    • Colorado Foundation for Public Health & Environment and CREA Results
      Diana Pineda-Ford (720) 341-8046
      www.crearesults.org
    Patient Support

    The following organizations provide meals, financial assistance for housing and utilities, and other non-medical support to breast cancer patients actively in treatment.

    • Denver Health Foundation
      Elizabeth Biblioni-Velazquez: (303) 602-6782
      www.denverhealth.org
      Denver Health’s Community Cancer Resource Center (CCRC) will improve treatment outcomes by assisting patients during their treatment process.
    • Project Angel Heart
      Brandy Brogan: (303) 407-9410
      www.projectangelheart.org
      Project Angel Heart provides home-delivered meals for uninsured, underinsured and low-income breast cancer clients in metropolitan Denver.
    • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
      Erica Schafer: (720) 300-2095
      www.raymondwentz.org
      Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation provides unrestricted grants directly to Coloradans in cancer treatment to help manage their basic needs: housing, utilities, food, prescription costs, and transportation.
    • Sense of Security
      Vicki Walker: (303) 669-3113
      www.senseofsecurity.org
      Sense of Security’s Sustained Financial Assistance Program provides monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship while undergoing treatment.
  • Counties: Clear Creek, Gilpin and rural western Jefferson and Boulder

    Impact

    This year in the Foothills Region we expect to provide:

    • 50 screening services, including clinical breast exams and mammograms
    • 12 home health and hospice services to individuals fighting breast cancer
    Screening Programs

    The following organizations provide low or no-cost clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic services to medically underserved individuals.

    • Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
      Sarah Dutcher: (303) 867-9587
      www.cchn.org

    CCHN provides screening & diagnostic services in this region in partnership with the following community health centers:

    Clinica Family Health Services
    Naomi Vigil, navigil@clinica.org
    Clinica People’s Clinic
    2525 13th Street
    Boulder, CO 80304

    Clinica Lafayette Clinic
    2000 West South Boulder Road
    Lafayette, CO 80026

    MCPN Colfax Health Center
    9485 W. Colfax Avenue
    Lakewood, CO 80215

    MCPN Estes Street Health Center
    8755 West 14th Avenue
    Lakewood, CO 80215

    MCPN Union Square Plaza
    12055 West 2nd Place, 2nd Floor
    Lakewood, CO 80228

    Treatment Programs

    The following organizations provide treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.

    • Saint Joseph Hospital at Caritas Clinic
      Christina Sandoval: (303) 318-1570
      www.exempla.org
    Patient Support

    The following organizations provide meals, financial assistance for housing and utilities, and other non-medical support to breast cancer patients actively in treatment.

    • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
      Erica Schafer: (720) 300-2095
      www.raymondwentz.org
      Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation provides unrestricted grants directly to Coloradans in cancer treatment to help manage their basic needs: housing, utilities, food, prescription costs, and transportation.
    • Sense of Security
      Vicki Walker: (303) 669-3113
      www.senseofsecurity.org
      Sense of Security’s Sustained Financial Assistance Program provides monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship while undergoing treatment.
  • Counties: Boulder and Broomfield

    Impact

    This year in the Boulder Region we expect to provide:

    • 200 screening services, including clinical breast exams and mammograms
    • 1-2 persons fighting breast cancer with treatment services

     

    Screening Programs

    The following organizations provide low or no-cost clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic services to medically underserved individuals.

    • Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
      Sarah Dutcher: (303) 867-9587
      www.cchn.org

    CCHN provides screening & diagnostic services in this region in partnership with the following community health centers:

    Clinica Family Health Services
    Naomi Vigil, navigil@clinica.org
    Clinica People’s Clinic
    2525 13th Street
    Boulder, CO 80304

    Clinica Lafayette Clinic
    2000 West South Boulder Road
    Lafayette, CO 80026

    • Salud Family Health Centers
      Laura Montoya: (720) 322-9421
      220 E. Rogers Road
      Longmont, CO 80501
      Tel: (303) 776-3250
      www.saludclinic.org
    Treatment Programs

    The following organizations provide treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.

    • Saint Joseph Hospital at Caritas Clinic
      Christina Sandoval: (303) 318-1570
      www.exempla.org
    Patient Support

    The following organizations provide meals, financial assistance for housing and utilities, and other non-medical support to breast cancer patients actively in treatment.

    • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
      Erica Schafer: (720) 300-2095
      www.raymondwentz.org
      Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation provides unrestricted grants directly to Coloradans in cancer treatment to help manage their basic needs: housing, utilities, food, prescription costs, and transportation.
    • Sense of Security
      Vicki Walker: (303) 669-3113
      www.senseofsecurity.org
      Sense of Security’s Sustained Financial Assistance Program provides monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship while undergoing treatment.
  • Counties: Larimer and Weld

    Impact

    This year in the Northern Region we expect to provide:

    • 600 screening navigation services
    • 2,000 screening services, including clinical breast exams and mammograms
    • 52 people fighting breast cancer with treatment services
    Screening Programs

    The following organizations provide low or no-cost clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic services to medically underserved individuals.

    • Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
      Sarah Dutcher: (303) 867-9587
      www.cchn.org

    CCHN provides screening & diagnostic services in this region in partnership with the following community health centers:

    Salud Family Health Centers
    Laura Montoya: (720) 322-9421

    Salud – Brighton
    1860 Egbert Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    Tel: (303) 659-4000

    Salud – Estes Park
    1950 Redtail Hawk Rd.
    Estes Park, CO 80517
    Tel: (970) 586-9230

    Salud – Fort Collins
    1635 Blue Spruce Dr., Ste. 160
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
    Tel: (970) 494-4040

    Salud – Fort Lupton
    1115 Second Street
    Fort Lupton, CO 80621
    Tel: (303) 857-2771

    Salud – Frederick
    5995 Iris Parkway
    Frederick, CO 80530
    Tel: (303) 833-2050

    Salud – Longmont
    220 E. Rogers Rd.
    Longmont, CO 80501
    Tel: (303) 776-3250

    Treatment Programs

    The following organizations provide treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.

    • Poudre Valley Health System Foundation
      Patti Frelund: (970) 297-6168
      www.pvhs.org
    • Saint Joseph Hospital at Caritas Clinic
      Christina Sandoval: (303) 318-1570
      www.exempla.org
    Patient Support

    The following organizations provide meals, financial assistance for housing and utilities, and other non-medical support to breast cancer patients actively in treatment.

    • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
      Erica Schafer: (720) 300-2095
      www.raymondwentz.org
      Regions Covered: All
      Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation provides unrestricted grants directly to Coloradans in cancer treatment to help manage their basic needs: housing, utilities, food, prescription costs, and transportation.
    • Sense of Security
      Vicki Walker: (303) 669-3113
      www.senseofsecurity.org
      Sense of Security’s Sustained Financial Assistance Program provides monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship while undergoing treatment.
  • Counties: Park and Summit

    Impact

    This year in the Mountain Region we expect to provide:

    • 200 screening services, including clinical breast exams and mammograms
    Screening Programs

    The following organizations provide low or no-cost clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic services to medically underserved individuals.

    • Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
      Sarah Dutcher: (303) 867-9587
      www.cchn.org

    CCHN provides screening & diagnostic services in this region in partnership with the following community health centers:

    Summit Community Care Clinic:
    Molly Lee, mlee@summitclinic.org, (970) 668-4040
    www.summitclinic.org
    360 Peak One Drive, Suite 100
    Frisco, CO 80443

    Treatment Programs

    The following organizations provide treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.

    • Saint Joseph Hospital at Caritas Clinic
      Christina Sandoval: (303) 318-1570
      www.exempla.org
    Community Health Workers Programs

    The following organizations provide culturally responsive breast health education to diverse populations that focus on addressing barriers to screening. The end-goal of these projects is to connect medically underserved individuals with breast screenings and timely follow-up diagnostic care.

    • Rocky Mountain Rural Health
      Michelle Vice: (719) 836-2169
      www.rmrh.org
    Patient Support

    The following organizations provide meals, financial assistance for housing and utilities, and other non-medical support to breast cancer patients actively in treatment.

    • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
      Erica Schafer: (720) 300-2095
      www.raymondwentz.org
      Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation provides unrestricted grants directly to Coloradans in cancer treatment to help manage their basic needs: housing, utilities, food, prescription costs, and transportation.
    • Sense of Security
      Vicki Walker: (303) 669-3113
      www.senseofsecurity.org
      Sense of Security’s Sustained Financial Assistance Program provides monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship while undergoing treatment.
  • Counties: Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma

    Impact

    This year in the Northeastern Region we expect to provide:

    • 160 screening services, including clinical breast exams and mammograms
    • 15 people fighting breast cancer with treatment services
    Screening Programs

    The following organizations provide low or no-cost clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic services to medically underserved individuals.

    • Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
      Sarah Dutcher: (303) 867-9587
      www.cchn.org

    CCHN provides screening & diagnostic services in this region in partnership with the following community health centers:

    Salud Family Health Centers
    Laura Montoya: (720) 322-9421
    www.saludclinic.org

    Salud – Brighton
    1860 Egbert Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    Tel: (303) 659-4000

    Salud – Fort Lupton:
    1115 Second Street
    Fort Lupton, CO 80621
    Tel: (303) 857-2771

    Salud – Frederick:
    5995 Iris Parkway
    Frederick, CO 80530
    Tel: (303) 833-2050

    Salud – Fort Morgan:
    729 E. Railroad Rd.
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    Tel: (970) 542-9243

    Salud – Sterling:
    1410 South 7th Avenue
    Sterling, CO 80751
    Tel: (970) 526-2589

    Sunrise – Monfort Family Clinic
    2930 11th Avenue
    Evans, CO 80620

    Sunrise – Loveland Community Health Center
    450 North Cleveland Avenue
    Loveland, CO 80537

    • Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
      Ashley Armstrong: (303) 813-7661
      www.pprm.org
      PPRM Greeley Health Center
      3847-B W. 10th Street
      Greeley, CO 80634
      (970) 352-4762
    Community Health Workers Programs

    The following organizations provide culturally responsive breast health education to diverse populations that focus on addressing barriers to screening. The end-goal of these projects is to connect medically underserved individuals with breast screenings and timely follow-up diagnostic care.

    • Colorado Foundation for Public Health & Environment and CREA Results
      Diana Pineda-Ford: (720) 341-8046
      www.crearesults.org
    Treatment Programs

    The following organizations provide treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.

    • Poudre Valley Health System Foundation
      Patti Frelund: (970) 297-6168
      www.pvhs.org
    • Saint Joseph Hospital at Caritas Clinic
      Christina Sandoval: (303) 318-1570
      www.exempla.org
    Patient Support

    The following organizations provide meals, financial assistance for housing and utilities, and other non-medical support to breast cancer patients actively in treatment.

    • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
      Erica Schafer: (720) 300-2095
      www.raymondwentz.org
      Regions Covered: All
      Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation provides unrestricted grants directly to Coloradans in cancer treatment to help manage their basic needs: housing, utilities, food, prescription costs, and transportation.
    • Sense of Security
      Vicki Walker: (303) 669-3113
      www.senseofsecurity.org
      Sense of Security’s Sustained Financial Assistance Program provides monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship while undergoing treatment.

     

  • Counties: Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin

    Impact

    This year in the Roaring Fork Region we expect to provide:

    • 50 screening services, including clinical breast exams and mammograms
    • 12 home health and hospice services to individuals fighting breast cancer
    Screening Programs

    The following organizations provide low or no-cost clinical breast exams, screening mammograms and diagnostic services to medically underserved individuals.

    • Grand River Health
      Lindsay Jacox: (970) 625-6469
      501 Airport Rd.
      Rifle, CO 81650
      www.grhd.org
    • Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
      Sarah Dutcher: (303) 867-9587
      www.cchn.org

    CCHN provides screening & diagnostic services in this region in partnership with the following community health center:

    Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC)
    Jackie Marshall: (970) 945-2840
    www.mountainfamily.org

    MFHC – Basalt
    234 Cody Lane
    Basalt, CO 80621
    Tel: (970) 945-2840

    MFHC – Edwards
    320 Beard Creek Road
    Edwards, CO 81632
    Tel: (970) 945-2840

    MFHC – Glenwood Springs:
    1905 Blake Avenue
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
    Tel: (970) 945-2840

    MFHC – Rifle
    195 W. 14th Street
    Rifle, CO 81650
    Tel: (970) 945-2840

    • Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
      Rebecca Murray-Nichols (970) 384-2151
      www.pprm.org
      PPRM Glenwood Springs Health Center
      50923 Hwy 6 & 24
      Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
      Tel: (970) 945-8631
    Treatment Programs

    The following organizations provide treatment to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.

    • Grand River Health
      Lindsay Jacox: (970) 625-6469
      501 Airport Rd.
      Rifle, CO 81650
      www.grhd.org
    • Saint Joseph Hospital at Caritas Clinic
      Christina Sandoval: (303) 318-1570
      www.exempla.org
    Patient Support

    The following organizations provide meals, financial assistance for housing and utilities, and other non-medical support to breast cancer patients actively in treatment.

    • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
      Erica Schafer: (720) 300-2095
      www.raymondwentz.org
      Regions Covered: All
      Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation provides unrestricted grants directly to Coloradans in cancer treatment to help manage their basic needs: housing, utilities, food, prescription costs, and transportation.
    • Sense of Security
      Vicki Walker: (303) 669-3113
      www.senseofsecurity.org
      Sense of Security’s Sustained Financial Assistance Program provides monthly financial assistance to breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship while undergoing treatment.