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  • Frequently Asked Questions

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    About Komen

    How do I find out if I am in a participating Affiliate area?
    Go to the Affiliates section of this website and enter your zip code. If you are located in an Affiliate service area, an address and phone number will appear.

    Is Susan G. Komen a nonprofit?
    Susan G. Komen is a Texas nonprofit corporation. Komen is a public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Federal Employer Tax ID number is 75-1835298.


    Can I mail in my donation?
    Yes, we gratefully accept donations via regular mail. Please mail your donation to:

    Susan G. Komen
    5005 L.B.J. Freeway, Suite 250
    Dallas, TX 75244

    If I make a donation, how will my money be used?
    84 cents of every dollar spent by Susan G. Komen supports mission programs and services.

    Is my contribution deductible?
    Yes. All contributions to Susan G. Komen where no goods or services were received are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

    What do donors receive for their gifts?
    In addition to knowing that you have joined in the fight to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening and treatment, you will receive our national newsletter, which includes updates about the latest research on breast cancer prevention and treatment; periodic mailings about breast health and breast cancer; and access to our National Toll-Free Breast Care Helpline for your questions about breast health and breast cancer, including certified mammography facilities in your community.


    What about mailing lists?
    If you wish to be added to/removed from a mailing list or have a question about a mailing, please include your full mailing address in your email or correspondence. Without a mailing address, we will not be able to honor your request. Thank you.

    Susan G. Komen
    P.O. Box 650309
    Dallas, TX 75265-0309
    Call: toll-free at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)