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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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March 2023

Student Visionaries of the Year Chicago

Chicago, IL

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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.

Pediatric Survivorship: Navigating the Oncologist–Primary Care Relationship

A Virtual Education ProgramMay 9, 20231:00 PM to 2:30 PM (ET)12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CT) 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (MT)

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. For more information about any of the following programs, please contact Javier Macias, Manager, Patient & Community Outreach/Underserved Communities at 312-568-7716 or Get Support!


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
Campaign Development Manager, Visionaries of the Year

Alisha Baugh

Campaign Development Specialist

Ethan Stagg

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night

Sam Nicholson

Campaign Development Director, Of the Year

Krysta Michorczyk

Campaign Development Manager, Student Visionaries of the Year

Grace Fickling

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night

Kristin Vlach

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night

Chelsey Hobbs

Campaign Development Specialist

Simone Perrin

Campaign Development Manager, Students Visionaries Of The Year

Amanda Gutzwiller