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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fighting blood cancers

three stars

87.35

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 87.35 three stars
  Financial 82.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Information Specialists Provide Support to Blood Cancer Patients, Families and Caregivers
13,583
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

82.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.2%
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 $244,160,983
   Federated Campaigns $1,238,625
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $174,170,889
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $419,570,497
   Program Service Revenue $9,230,125
Total Primary Revenue $428,800,622
   Other Revenue $10,054,139
TOTAL REVENUE $438,854,761
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $274,505,959
   Administrative Expenses $28,888,484
   Fundraising Expenses $53,055,909
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $356,450,352
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $82,404,409
   
Net Assets $236,232,374

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$634,681 0.17% 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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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (NY) 87.35 three stars
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Cancer Wellness Center (IL) 88.60 three stars

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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