Statement of Need

Based on findings from the Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate’s  2015 Community Profile, Wilson, Edgecombe, and Halifax Counties were revealed to have the highest needs within our service area.

Click to view the 2015 Komen NCTC Executive Summary

Drawing from the profile, Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate has identified the following funding priority areas:

  1. Engage communities by providing culturally appropriate education/outreach breast health activities to women in our service area, with emphasis on uninsured and under-insured minorities and individuals living in rural communities.
  2. Increase and improve access to screening, diagnostic, and treatment services offered to women particularly those at high risk within our Affiliate service area.
  3.  Reduce and remove barriers to provide timely follow-up care for individuals needing diagnosis after screening and/or individuals undergoing treatment.