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Gulf Coast

IMPORTANT NOTICE: As a health organization, LLS takes seriously our responsibility to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Our highest priority is the safety of our employees, volunteers, donors, partners, and the patients we serve.

Due to COVID-19, LLS employees are currently working from home and our offices are closed.

To ensure secure, timely delivery of DONATIONS for the Gulf Coast Region, you should mail donations to the region processing center:

Central (Gulf Coast)
PO Box 772395
Detroit, MI  48277-2395

Other correspondence and deliveries can be mailed to the addresses listed below in each city’s “Office Location and Information” section. These items will be periodically picked up from the office by designated staff.


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Students of the Year New Orleans

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Norma Jones Multiple Myeloma Support Group

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Patient Education ● Gulf Coast

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors free community-based education programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals.  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. 

Board of Trustees Gulf Coast Region (Houston)

The Texas Gulf Coast chapter's Board of Trustees is an active group of professionals who are called to help The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at a higher level. These individuals serve as an ambassador to the Society, promote events in the Texas Gulf Coast area, and help recruit sponsors for the organization. Their mission is in line with the LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Board of Trustees Gulf Coast Region (Mississippi/Louisiana)

The Mississippi/Louisiana Chapter's Board of Trustees is an active group of professionals who are called upon to help The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at a higher level.  These individuals serve as an ambassador to LLS, promote events throughout the state, and help recruit supporters for the organization.  Their mission is in line with the LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Patient Support Programs ● Gulf Coast

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Gulf Coast Region offers a wide range of free educational and support programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. For more information about any of the following programs, please contact Erika Pomares, Senior Manager, Patient & Community Outreach at erika.pomares@lls.org or 832.463.3613. Get Support!

Gulf Coast

About the Gulf Coast Office

Please mail all check or money order donations to the Donation Address below. Be sure to convert cash and coin donations to a money order prior to sending.
The physical office address (to the right) is for deliveries and other correspondence.
For credit card donations please go www.lls.org/donate or a team /participant's fundraising page or call (888) 557-7177 for assistance.

UPS/FedEx Address

5433 Westheimer Rd 300, Basement
Houston, TX 77056
United States

T (713) 840-0483

Donation Address

Central (Gulf Coast)
P.O. Box 772395
Detroit, MI 48277-2395
United States

Executive Director

Billie Sue Parris

Executive Director
Senior Manager, Patient & Community Outreach

Erika Pomares, LMSW

Patient & Community Outreach Staff
Advancement Director

Megan Stehling

Advancement Staff
Campaign Development Director (Lousiana)

Michelle Courseault

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night (Montgomery County)

Tracie Morden

Campaign Development Manager, Big Climb & Light The Night (Texas Gulf)

Greg Cohen

Campaign Development Manager, Student of the Year (New Orleans)

Sarah Peplinski

Campaign Development Director (Texas Gulf)

Nicole Townley

Campaign Development Specialist (Houston)

Samantha Sage

Campaign Development Manager, Students Of The Year (Houston)

Abby Slade

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night (Montgomery County)

Tiffany Robinson

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night (New Orleans)

Brianna Foster

Campaign Development Manager, Light the Night (New Orleans)

Ashley Nash

Campaign Development Manager, Man Woman of the Year (Houston)

Christina Triggs

Campaign Development Manager, Man Woman of the Year (New Orleans)

Sophia Schlager

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night (Texas Gulf)

Justin Martin

Campaign Development Specialist (Lousiana)

Kirby Haisley

Campaign Development Director (Texas Gulf)

Shauna Huffington