2016-2017 Grant Recipient

2016-2017 Grantee Listing

This year we have awarded over $569,342.

We are proud to announce our Current Grantee Listing.
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Patient Care Programs:

Bethesda Women’s Health Center
Location – Boynton Beach, serves Palm Beach County residents south of West Palm Beach
Project Director: Sabrina Poertner(561) 374-5311


Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute
Location – Boca Raton, serves all Palm Beach County residents with a focus on Delray Beach & Boca Raton
Community Contact: Troy Bingham (561) 955-4294


Florida Community Health Center
Breast Cancer Screening
Location – Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie. Serves patients in St. Lucie County
Community Contact: Molly Ferguson (561) 844-9443 ext 310

Lakeside Medical Center

Location – Belle Glade, serves western Palm Beach County
Project Director: Bruce Sample (561) 996-6571

Martin Memorial Health Systems
Location – Stuart, serves Martin County and southern half of St. Lucie County South of Midway Road
Project Director: Diane Komara (772) 419-3331

Pink Tie Friends, Inc.
Patient Care Financial Assistance
Location – Stuart, Serves patients in Martin & St. Lucie Counties
Community Contacts: Cheryl Norman Caldwell, (772) 871-9289

Navigation/Education Programs:

Bethesda Women’s Health Center
“Breast Health Navigator”
The Breast Health Navigator program consists of a registered nurse who is certified in Breast Health. The Navigator assists all patients needing education and information regarding breast health; counsels patients referred for biopsy and diagnosed with breast cancer; and provides support for their family members.
Patient Navigator: Delmarie Butler (561) 374-5312
Caridad Clinic, Inc.
“Breast Care Awareness Education Program”
This program located at the Caridad Health Clinic provides breast care education, mammograms and referrals for women living in rural areas of Palm Beach County. This unique one-stop program provides culturally appropriate breast health awareness presentations and materials, followed by a baseline or annual follow-up mammogram. This approach reduces barriers of transportation, language and time. The Patient Liaison expertly guides women through every step of the program.
Breast Health Program Coordinator: Lucille Guzman (561) 737-6336 Ext. 105
Community Health Center
“Breast Health Navigator”
The main purpose of the program is to conduct community outreach and breast health awareness education in order that people in need of screening and diagnostic services can be referred for necessary services.  The Center, located in West Palm Beach, offers clinical breast exams, as well as navigation services to screenings, diagnostic mammograms, and biopsies as appropriate. The Breast Health Navigator’s primary function is to guide CHC breast health patients through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and ensuring follow-up.
Project Director: Alida Bostwick (561) 840-8681

In the Image of Christ
“The Breast Health Liaison”

The Breast Health Liaison program conducts outreach education and breast health referrals to residents of Fort Pierce. Preventative education and the importance of breast exams and mammograms are emphasized. This program increases both the awareness and access to early diagnosis and treatment, with the goal of reducing health care costs and mortality.
Project Director: Hazel Hoylman (772) 461-7788

Marie Louise Cancer Foundation
“Screening Saves Lives”

The Marie Louise Cancer Foundation provides cancer education primarily to Haitians and Haitian Americans in need of breast cancer screenings and treatments in order to reduce morbidity and mortality resulting from late presentation in Haitian with cancers. The organization provides weekly breast cancer seminars, translation services and transportation services for breast cancer screening and treatment.
Founder: Marie Seide, (561) 752-2122

Martin Memorial Health Systems
“Breast Health Navigator Team”

The Breast Health Navigator program’s purpose is to act as a guide through the health care system. The team’s goal is to navigate patients, including those with and without health insurance, giving them access to care and services in a timely fashion in our community. The Breast Health Navigator Team consists of an oncology certified registered nurse and a licensed clinical oncology social worker, who are experienced in cancer care. They offer screening for eligibility of any needed services, including referrals, along with information and counseling focused on the special needs of those with breast cancer. Additionally, the Navigator Team can help coordinate transportation for patients who have difficulty obtaining rides.
Breast Health Navigator: Mary Smith (772) 223-5945 x13774

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