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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fighting blood cancers

76.62

3 International Drive Suite 200
Rye Brook, NY 10573
tel: (888) 557-7177   Web Site
EIN: 13-5644916

Board Leadership
James H. Davis
Chair

CEO
Louis J. DeGennaro
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.62
  Financial 67.93
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

67.93

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
73.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 76.62
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ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 89.39
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (DC) 92.22

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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 www.LLS.org. Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $119,854,485
   Federated Campaigns $1,859,098
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $162,196,401
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $283,909,984
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $283,909,984
   Other Revenue $-2,281,054
TOTAL REVENUE $281,628,930
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $202,982,372
   Administrative Expenses $29,234,781
   Fundraising Expenses $45,225,904
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $277,443,057
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,185,873
   
Net Assets $97,521,946

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Patient & Community Services $86,747,069 42.2%
Research Programs $69,238,255 33.6%
Public Health Education $33,246,948 16.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 76.62
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.55
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 84.09
2013-06 10/01/2014 87.32
2012-06 05/01/2013 85.00
2011-06 09/01/2012 84.72
2011-06 07/01/2012 86.59
2010-06 10/01/2011 84.34
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.72
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.16
2008-06 06/01/2009 83.93
2007-06 03/01/2009 84.78
2006-06 04/01/2008 84.69
2005-06 06/01/2006 83.49
2004-06 07/01/2005 77.94
2003-06 07/01/2004 82.58
2002-06 08/01/2003 82.53
2001-06 04/15/2003 85.08

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-5644916
Name in IRS Master File LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$457,834 0.16% Louis J. DeGennaro President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$839,890 0.30% 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 www.LLS.org. 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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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 76.62
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer (VA) 89.39
Us TOO International (IL) 89.32
Leukemia Research Foundation (IL) 87.71
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 93.98

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Charity Contact Info

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
Chair

CEO

Louis J. DeGennaro
President and CEO

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