Susan G. Komen. In 1978, Nancy Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan Komen of Peoria, Illinois, to find a way to speed up breast cancer research. In 1982, Brinker founded the The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The foundation became Susan G. Komen for the Cure in 2007, and is dedicated "to curing breast cancer at every stage -- from the causes to the cures, to the pain and anxiety of every moment in between."
Elizabeth Glaser. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation was founded in... READ ON