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A New Generation of Givers

(Rye Brook, NY, May 30, 2017) – A new generation of teenage philanthropists, “Generation Z,” is redefining what giving looks like in today’s charity and community service environment. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is helping to foster these committed young philanthropists, many of whom have been touched directly by cancer, through its innovative new fundraising campaign - “Students of the Year....

LLS Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts to NIH

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) strongly opposes the proposed 2018 budget released by the Trump administration, as it would sharply cut programs and agencies critical to the health and safety of all Americans, including blood cancer patients. The proposal includes devastating cuts to scientific and medical research. The proposal includes a nearly $6 billion reducti...

UFCW Receives Elite Volunteer Award from LLS

(Rye Brook, NY, May 23, 2017) – The world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), recently awarded its longstanding partner, The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) with the National Corporate Leadership Award at LLS’s Volunteer Leadership Conference awards dinner held in Washington, D.C., on May 2, 2017.   The U...

LLS Teams Up with SAGERSTRONG Foundation To Fight Blood Cancers

View full multimedia release here (Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the SAGERSTRONG Foundation announced yesterday they are teaming up to raise funds to fight blood cancers, the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., LLS president and CEO, and Stacy Sager, president of the SAGERSTRONG Foundation, jointly made the announc...

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