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Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Minnesota Chapter! Here you can find ways to participate in local events that fund research, patient access and information programs.


Events Sponsored by Minnesota

Local Information

Volunteer in Your Area - Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

LLS volunteers make a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission.  With countless ways to engage, from fundraising to providing patient support, our volunteers are helping us change the landscape of cancer. We appreciate your desire to be a part of the LLS family.  LLS has opportunities for a variety of skill sets and to accommodate a wide-range of time co...

Light the Night - Twin Cities & Sioux Falls

Light the Night Walk is a national evening walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. Our route is a leisurely walk beginning with a festival full of music, kids’ games, food and, most importantly, hope. Participants carry illuminated lanterns — white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of a loved one lost. There is no registration fee. Walkers are encouraged to beco...

Pennies for Patients

The LLS Student Series is a program designed to engage all students with LLS and our mission through age appropriate philanthropy. Experiences cross the spectrum of Pre-K through college and aim to help students Learn to make Someday Today. Pennies for Patients takes place in hundreds of schools in honor of local blood cancer survivors. Students bring donations to school or collect online. The top classroom ...

MWOY Minneapolis

MWOY Minneapolis

Man & Woman of the Year is a unique competition where business and community leaders vie for the prestigious titles of Man & Woman of the Year. During the ten-week campaign, candidates raise money in honor of the Boy & Girl of the Year, local children in treatment for a blood cancer. A Kickoff celebration in March starts the campaign, and the top fundraising man and woman are named LLS’s Man &...

Students of the Year Minneapolis

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) MN chapter is looking for motivated and passionate high school students who want to help cure cancer! Students of the Year is a philanthropic leadership development program for exemplary high school students. During the campaign, participants foster many professional skills such as entrepreneurship, marketing, and project management in order to raise funds for LLS. Each...

Big Climb MPLS

Climb Up to Take Cancer Down!  Big Climb MPLS is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 10th annual stair climb to support lifesaving blood cancer research and help patients live longer, better lives. Climb the tallest indoor, chip-timed, vertical challenge in the Upper Midwest! Challenge yourself to raise money and conquer 53 or 105 floors of Capella Tower. Funds raised by you support lifesaving ...

Patient Support Programs - Minnesota

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Minnesota Chapter 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 Christina Nielsen, Patient & Community Outreach Manager at 612-259-4522 or christina.nielsen@lls.org.


Patient Education - Minnesota

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 ...

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

About the Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Minnesota Chapter was founded in 1982 to serve residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves the states of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

1711 Broadway Street NE

Minneapolis, MN 55413

T (612) 2594600