The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Georgia Chapter (LLS) received several national awards at the Annual LLS Enterprise Conference in July. Representatives from the Georgia Chapter traveled to Orlando, Florida for the Conference to accept the honors.
As a result of their efforts during the last fiscal year, the Georgia Chapter received four prestigious awards:
· Top Overall Revenue Chapter, coming in at #3 nationwide at $11.4 million.
· Top 10 $ Year Over Year Growth, coming in at #2 nationwide, raising $2.9 million over last fiscal year.
· Top 10% Year Over Year Growth, coming in at #6 nationwide with 34% growth.
· The Triple Crown Award issued to chapters across the country which celebrate three years of consecutive revenue growth.
The Georgia Chapter is honored to accept these awards on behalf of the hard-working staff, supportive Board of Trustees, and incredible volunteers and donors across the state and country. These awards showcase the efforts of the LLS Georgia Chapter in their constant mission to fund cutting edge research, provide multiple services to patients and their families, and advocate for local blood cancer patients. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has offices in Atlanta, Savannah, and Augusta, Georgia.
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
The Georgia Chapter serves patients with a variety of programs including the Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program, the Georgia Blood Cancer Conference, and the LLS Co-Pay Assistance Program which provided over $1.7 million to patients statewide in fiscal year 2019. Currently, LLS is investing $1,200,000 in support of two local research projects at Emory University through multiyear grants. It is estimated that there will be approximately 4,810 new diagnoses for blood cancer in Georgia in 2019. Please visit www.lls.org/ga for more information.