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National Capital Area

Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s National Capital Area chapter! Here you can find ways to participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs...

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Events Sponsored by National Capital Area

Local Information

Advocacy Day on the Hill

Major Events - National Capital Area

Leukemia Ball Presented by PhRMA - March 12, 2016.  Learn more about one of Washington D.C.'s largest and most-anticipated black tie events. Featuring top-notch entertainment, the Mercedes-Benz raffle and an amazing silent auction you won't want to miss this inspirational evening.      ...

Patient Support Programs National Capital Area

For more information about any of the following programs, call us at (703)399-2940.   Peer to Peer Support If you've recently been diagnosed with a blood cancer, you may find it helpful to speak with someone who's been through treatment and learned how to manage the same disease. The Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program is a peer-to-peer program that links newly diagnosed patients and their ...

2015 Leukemia Ball

Leukemia Ball presented by PhRMA

For the past 29 years, the Leukemia Ball has reigned as one of Greater Washington, D.C.’s largest, non-political black tie events. The Leukemia Ball has raised over $52 million for the National Capital Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society since it began in 1988. Having grown from 375 guests to more than 2,000, the Leukemia Ball presents star-studded entertainment that in past years has included ...

Volunteers at Capitol Building

Swim-a-thon - National Capital Area

Summer is quickly approaching which means The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is gearing up for its annual Swim-a-thon! Part of LLS’s School & Youth Programs, Swim-a-thon provides an opportunity for swimmers to raise funds for blood cancer research outside of the classroom May through August. Last year, 18 teams raised more than $78,000! Register your pool today! ...

2015 Student of the Year Teams

Student of the Year - National Capital Area

Local area high school students enrolled in private or public schools who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach, and leadership! In 2015, the National Capital Area Chap-ter had 12 candidate teams comprised of 19 students complete the Student of the Year Campaign.

Volunteers at Capitol Building

IHOP National Pancake Day - National Capital Area

Thank you to all IHOP stores that participated in National Pancake Day on March 3, 2015! This year, 118 stores in VA, D.C., MD, DE, and Eastern PA raised nearly $450,000 in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission. Details for National Pancake Day 2016 coming soon!

Leukemia Golf Classic View

Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic

The 2015 Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic took place on May 11th at Lansdowne Resort and raised $400,000 for LLS's mission, the most in tournament history. Led by co-Chairmen, Morris Brown, President and CEO of OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., and Troy Cromwell, President of Centennial Technologies, and Honorary Chairman, Larry Michael, Voice of the Redskins, a volunteer committee worked tirelessly to s...

Patient & Professional Education - National Capital Area

Local doctors and other healthcare professionals lead these programs, described below. You will get information about treatment options and learn how to strengthen your decision-making and coping skills, manage treatment side effects and find resources, including financial assistance. Patient Programs Educational Programming - Disease and Survivorship Information PLEASE CHECK BACK Programming is constantl...

Advocacy Day on the Hill

National Capital Area Awards & Recognitions

2015 Oncology Nurse of the Year - Joy Moore  The National Capital Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to name Joy Moore, RN as the 2015 Hematology/Oncology Nurse of the Year. Joy is a Staff Nurse in the Medical Oncology Unit at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Capital Area Chapter also recognizes first runner-...

Volunteer in Your Area - National Capital

Help us help people with blood cancer and their families. Our dedicated community volunteers are the heart and soul of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). There are many different ways you can participate in the South Central Texas Chapter and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.   You can help us with: School & Youth Programs Light The Night Wa...

Local Career Opportunities National Capital Area

To support patients with blood cancer and their families, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is located throughout the country and Canada.  We offer exciting opportunities that benefit from the resources and full support of our organization. See where you can make a difference. Campaign Assistant Campaign Manager P/T Outreach Assistant, Temporary   An Equal Opportunity Employer LLS is ...

National Capital Area

About the National Capital Area chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Capital Area Chapter serves residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

3601 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 450

Alexandria, VA 22304

T(703) 399-2900

  • Patient Access, Education, and Advocacy Manager

    Hunter Gunn

    E hunter.gunn@lls.org

    T 703.399.2959

     

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