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South Florida

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

Southeast (South Florida)
P.O.Box 22443
New York, NY  10087-2443

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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December 2023

COPING WITH THE HOLIDAYS

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Hallandale Beach, FL

Miami Cancer Institute Blood Cancer Support Group

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Myeloma Family Support Group

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All Blood Cancers Family Support Group - Boca Raton

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CLL/SLL Support Group

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Cleveland Clinic Florida Support Group

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Stem Cell Transplant Family Support Group

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Patient Support Programs ● South Florida

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

Professional Education ● South Florida

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a number of free community-based professional education programs for healthcare professionals, particularly for oncology nurses and social workers. Patients, their families and caregivers are also invited to attend. These programs are led by local doctors and other healthcare professionals and offer continuing education credits for nurses and social workers.   

Patient Education ● South Florida

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.

Love, Strength, Support — Sibling Care in Pediatric Blood Cancer Journeys

SAVE THE DATE – DETAILS & REGISTRATION INFORMATION TO FOLLOW Thursday, February 22, 2024

Florida Blood Cancer Conference 2024

A free IN-PERSON educational event for:
● Patients/Survivors ● Caregivers ● Healthcare Professionals

South Florida

About the South Florida 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

200 South Park Road Suite 400
Hollywood, FL 33021
United States

T (954) 7445300

Donation Address

Southeast (South Florida)
P.O. Box 22443
New York, NY 10087-2443
United States

Executive Director

Elizabeth Hughes

Executive Director
Director, Patient & Community Outreach

Seth Berkowitz, LCSW, CCLS

Patient & Community Outreach Staff
Manager, Patient & Community Outreach

Deborah Pulido, MPH

Patient & Community Outreach Staff
Advancement Director

Roger Roa

Advancement Staff
Campaign Development Specialist (West Palm Beach)

Flavia Giardinella

Campaign Development Manager, Light The Night (Miami)

Joany Meurice

Campaign Development Director, Light The Night (South Florida)

Courtney Salter

Campaign Development Manager, Student Visionaries of the Year (Palm Beach)

Monica Kopensky

Campaign Development Director, Black Tie & Golf (South Florida)

Ashley Kastrenakes

Campaign Development Manager, Of the Year (Miami)

Lauren Varona

Campaign Development Manager, Light the Night (Fort Lauderdale)

Amanda Jones

Campaign Development Manager, Student Visionaries of the Year (Ft Lauderdale & Miami)

Kiera Evans

Campaign Development Director, Light The Night (Miami) and Of the Year (Miami & Ft. Lauderdale)

Blair Telepman

Campaign Development Manager (West Palm Beach)

Melissa Marks

Campaign Development Manager, Visionaries of the Year (Fort Lauderdale)

Donna Byrne

Campaign Development Specialist (West Palm Beach)

Hannah Shweky

Campaign Development Director, Of the Year (Palm Beach – Treasure Coast)

Ari Delin