breast cancer awareness

Alaska Run for Women 2023 Grant

November 15, 2023

As recently reported in the Homer News and featured on local public radio station KBBI: Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic was recently awarded a $40,000 grant from Alaska Run for Women to support KBFPC’s breast health community education and outreach on the Kenai Peninsula. Alaska Run for Women is an organization that is committed to supporting…

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October 2023 Newsletter

October 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S October 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Every day, I am so appreciative of my KBFPC colleagues, each of whom make sure the reproductive health care and sexual health education we share is medically-accurate, relevant, clear, respectful, engaging, thorough, accessible, and useful. This is both trauma-informed and fundamental to health literacy. For 20 years healthcare…

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September 2023 Newsletter

September 27, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S September 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, We did not imagine that a major capital project would be part of 2023, but surprise! The repairs from the flood in July are well under way. The piles of rock and dirt, big equipment, and the shudders felt throughout the building as the work progressed became a…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – 2023 Events

September 15, 2023

We’re all familiar with the stats, but did you know that Breast Cancer was the leading type of cancer in Alaskan women from 2015-2019? At KBFPC, we see the impact of cancer on our community, and we also see the benefits of annual screenings and early detection. Do yourself a favor this month and learn…

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April 2023 Newsletter

April 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S April 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Did you know that KBFPC is celebrating a major anniversary this year? For 40 years, our agency has been supporting reproductive health care and education on the Kenai Peninsula; breaking down the barriers that prevent you or your neighbors from not just surviving but thriving.  For you, that…

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Pink Flag Campaign 2022

September 12, 2022

Click here to make your donation: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here in Alaska, breast cancer impacts all of us – our families, our friends, our coworkers, and ourselves. One in eight female–bodied people are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. We know early detection saves lives. For KBFPC clients, that includes annual…

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KBFPC Homer Pride outreach

July Newsletter

July 13, 2022

FROM KBFPC’S July 2022 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER From Our CEO Dear Friends, July is a great time to be out and about, isn’t it? We’ve enjoyed seeing you at events like Soldotna and Homer’s Pride/Juneteenth celebrations, Concert on the Lawn, the Bans Off Our Bodies rally, and the Homer Farmer’s Market where you’ve shared what you want in a…

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June Newsletter

June 16, 2022

FROM KBFPC’S June 2022 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER From Our CEO June is a very full month here at KBFPC and around town. In addition to the onsite services, several staff members are working at events from Anchorage to Homer, including the Alaska Run for Women, Soldotna Pride in the Park, Juneteenth x Homer Pride’s Let Love…

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Mobile Mammograms at KBFPC

June 13, 2022

Coming to Homer July 16! The Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska’s mobile mammogram truck will be at KBFPC on Saturday 7/16. Easy preventative imaging on your schedule! 1) Get a referral from KBFPC or your medical provider 2) Call BCDC for an appointment 907-479-3909 3) Arrive at KBFPC on July 16 at your scheduled…

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KBFPC on KBBI

KBFPC on KBBI

May 19, 2022

In April, KBFPC CEO Claudia Haines and Clinician Sonja Martin Young joined Abby Struffert, Ladies First Outreach Director, and host Kathleen Gustafson on KBBI’s weekly Coffee Table chat. Click below to listen to their discussion of local reproductive health services including free breast and cervical cancer screenings, KBFPC funding, our Peer Education program, and what’s…

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