I was disappointed in the Sept. 28 Opinion section article by Anne Loeser, her portrayal of the funds utilized by Susan G. Komen Foundation and the fact she didn't take time to research and develop a broader picture of the critical programs funded by the donations to Komen of Utah.
While billions of dollars are spent on research by many organizations, what is often forgotten is funding for people who need direct services.
PERKIE Travels is a transportation program for residents of Carbon and Emery Counties overseen by Active Re-Entry. Radiation treatments are not available locally, so residents must travel to Provo daily for treatment. More than 500 individuals have received the benefit of this daily transportation program.