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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 Illinois Region, you should mail donations to the region processing center:

Central (Illinois)
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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Patient Support Programs ● Illinois

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Illinois Region offers a wide range of free educational and support programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals.  Get Support!

Patient Education ● Illinois

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.


About the Illinois 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 or a team /participant's fundraising page or call (888) 557-7177 for assistance.

Donation Address

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

Executive Director

Breana Shawver

Executive Director
Senior Manager, Patient & Community Outreach – Underserved Communities

Javier Macias

Patient & Community Outreach Staff
Manager, Patient & Community Outreach

Amanda Gutzwiller

Patient & Community Outreach Staff
Regional Advancement Director

Jeff Reinke

Campaign Development Specialist

Colton Lee

Campaign Development Director, Light the Night

Erin Doherty

Campaign Development Specialist

Ethan Stagg

Camp Dev Mgr Illinois

Caroline Ryan

Campaign Development Director, Celebration Initatives

Krysta Michorczyk

Camp Dev Mgr Illinois

Sophie Rosenthal

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night

Kristin Vlach

Camp Dev Mgr Illinois

Victoria Peterson

Campaign Development Specialist

Simone Perrin

Campaign Development Manager, Visionaries of the Year

Alisha Baugh