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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fighting blood cancers

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two stars

79.95

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

Board Leadership
Peter Brock
Chair

CEO
Louis J. DeGennaro
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.95 two stars
  Financial 71.81 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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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Financial

two stars

71.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $148,816,538
   Federated Campaigns $1,485,588
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $164,610,688
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $314,912,814
   Program Service Revenue $3,847,456
Total Primary Revenue $318,760,270
   Other Revenue $26,538,330
TOTAL REVENUE $345,298,600
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $241,102,366
   Administrative Expenses $26,723,756
   Fundraising Expenses $47,659,891
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $315,486,013
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $29,812,587
   
Net Assets $152,287,725

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$522,261 0.16% Louis J. DeGennaro President, CEO

Mission

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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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

Peter Brock
Chair

CEO

Louis J. DeGennaro
President and CEO