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Belk raises $1 million for Komen

LAWRENCEVILLE — Belk Inc. recently announced that it has raised $1 million to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

The campaign is part of Belk’s commitment to raise $3 million over a three-year period to support Komen for the Cure’s breast cancer research grants and life-saving community outreach programs.

The amount of $599,950 will be invested in the Belk EDGE, a Susan G. Komen for the Cure Grant for Early Detection and General Education funded with the support of Belk. The remaining funds will help support Komen’s research grants, along with education, screening, and treatment programs supported by local Komen Affiliates located in Southern markets served by Belk.