One year ago this week, Laurie Adami (pictured, third from left) was released from the hospital and declared cancer-free after a 13 year battle with follicular lymphoma. The pioneering treatment that ultimately cured her was CAR T, a type of immunotherapy that LLS helped to support through more than $40 million dollars in research funding.
In April 2020, Laurie will be climbing to Everest Base Camp to support further advancements in immunotherapy research. She is inspiring people across Los Angeles and around the world to join her on the trek and donate to support her campaign.
Laurie recently met real estate agent Liz Bates (pictured, far left), who is changing the world, one home sale at a time. Her business, Liz Bates Real Estate for Good, offers clients reduced commission rates (only 1% when most rates are 2.5-3%) when buying and selling homes. She then encourages her clients to make generous donations to charities like The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through the commission savings.
Ed and Vicky Bangayan recently sold a home through Liz Bates Real Estate for Good and donated $2,500 of their commission savings to Laurie’s Everest Base Camp fundraiser. Ed (pictured, second from the left) shared that his gift is in memory of a family member who passed away from lymphoma. He was inspired by Laurie’s story of survival and we were inspired by his generosity!
We are grateful to Liz, Ed and Laurie for their support of the LLS mission. You are all superheroes for the cause!
Join Laurie Adami in April 2020 for the Climb2Cure trek to Everest Base Camp! You will have the adventure of a lifetime and will raise lifesaving funds to support the mission of LLS. Learn more at www.teamintraining.org/sport-programs/climb2cure.
Liz Bates Real Estate for Good is licensed to transact business across Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties. To learn more about buying or selling a home with Liz and supporting great charities like LLS, visit www.rebatesre.com.
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the second largest cancer organized in the world dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Learn more at www.lls.org.
The California Southland Chapter, headquartered in Los Angeles, empowers community members to help fight cancer through Light The Night, Man & Woman of the Year, Students of the Year, Team in Training, and Pennies for Patients. We also offer patient and health care professional education opportunities, local support groups and a variety of volunteer opportunities. To learn more, please visit www.lls.org/california-southland or call 310-342-5800.