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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3 International Drive
Suite 200
Rye Brook, NY 10573
tel: (888) 557-7177
fax: (914) 949-6691
EIN: 13-5644916

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Board Leadership

James H. Davis


Louis J. DeGennaro
President and CEO

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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fighting blood cancers

(out of 100)
Overall 84.09 3 stars
  Financial 77.86 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 10/01/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Primary Revenue Growth 3.8%
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $136,594,740
   Federated Campaigns $2,194,082
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $163,590,328
   Related Organizations $58,002
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $302,437,152
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $302,437,152
   Other Revenue $7,658,835
TOTAL REVENUE $310,095,987
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $231,628,893
   Administrative Expenses $26,282,722
   Fundraising Expenses $59,286,667
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,102,295
Net Assets $97,137,108


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$446,200 0.14% Louis J. DeGennaro President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$628,359 0.19% John E. Walter Former President, CEO


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

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