Southwestern Middle School is participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients program, a service-learning program that gives students the unique experience of working together to help raise awareness and funds in honor of thousands of children and adults fighting against blood cancers.
The middle school has a goal of raising $2,017 and is asking that everyone (students, faculty, parents, alumni, etc.) at Southwestern Middle School join in this effort of raising awareness and collecting funds to benefit the mission of LLS: to find cures for blood cancers and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families. The Southwestern Middle School's effort will run through at least April 3, 2017.
We need your help
Every three minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer and every 9 minutes someone loses their battle. Thanks to the support of people like you, doctors are getting closer to finding a cure every da y. In the 1960’s the 5-year survival rate for children under the age of 20 with ALL (the most common form of leukemia) went from a mere 3% to nearly 90% today. Your support is critical to help us find a cure and we hope you will join us in the fight against blood cancers.
Thank you for supporting LLS and Southwestern Middle School’s participation in the Pennies program. Together we can reach our goal of $2,017. For more information about Pennies for Patients please visit LLS Student Series.