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LLS Response to COVID-19

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) continues to monitor coronavirus (COVID-19) developments. As a health organization, one of our highest priorities is the well-being of our employees, volunteers, donors, partners and the patients we serve- especially as many blood cancer patients are immunocompromised.  Given the escalating cases of coronavirus COVID-19 and concern among our staff and communities acro...

DC Metro Blood Cancer Conference 2020

This Blood Cancer Conference (BCC) is one of many programs developed by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to meet the needs of patients, survivors, families and oncology professionals, the people who deal with blood cancer every day and the people who care for them. BCC attendees receive the most current information and access to local resources to help navigate and make informed decisions about their treatme...

Volunteer in Your Area - Virginia

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...

Patient Support Programs - Virginia

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Virginia 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 Alex Alvarez, Senior Manager, Patient & Community Outreach at 919-367-4073 or alex.alvarez@lls.org.      ...

Patient Education - Virginia

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 reso...

Professional Education - Virginia

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. ...

Corporate Involvement Virginia

Our Local Board Members Board of Trustees Advisory Council   Our Local Sponsors:  Many companies and organizations are generous sponsors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) Virgina Chapter. We appreciate their dedication to our goal of helping blood cancer patients living better, longer lives. If your company or organization would like to support the work of LLS,...

Light The Night - Virginia Events

Light The Night Walk is a community celebration about bringing light to the darkness of cancer. Each of our three Light The Night events in Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Hampton Roads are a night of music, entertainment, and camaraderie among friends, family and co-workers gathering to celebrate their fundraising success and demonstrate their support in the fight against blood cancers. 

It's about...

Students of the Year - Virginia

The Students of the Year campaign is a philanthropic leadership development program through which highly motivated, high-school leaders embark on a journey of professional growth, ensuring that they stand out when preparing for college and beyond. During the program, students foster professional skills such as entrepreneurship, marketing, and project management in order to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma ...

Man & Woman of the Year - Virginia

Man & Woman of the Year is philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated individuals in communities across the United States. Candidates form powerful fundraising teams and compete in honor of two local children who are blood cancer survivors. The man and woman who have raised the most funds during the ten-week campaign are awarded the prestigious title o...

Pennies for Patients - Virginia

Pennies for Patients is a science-based, service learning program for K-12 students. We connect schools with local blood cancer patients, provide tangible life skills to participants, and allow students to see the impact they're making in the lives of others. Elementary and Middle Schools that participate in Pennies for Patients also receive a comprehensive, experiential K-8 STEM curriculum to incorporate into their ...


About the Virginia Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Virginia Chapter serves residents in the Commonwealth who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

5540 Falmouth Street Suite 101

Richmond, VA 23230

T (804) 673-5690


Hampton Roads

About the Hampton Roads Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Virginia Chapter serves residents in the Commonwealth who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

500 E Plume Street Suite 502

Norfolk, VA 23510

T (757) 4594670