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Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance Program

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance program is available to blood cancer patients, with significant financial need. Those who qualify will receive $500 to cover the cost of treatment-related travel and lodging expenses for the patient and caregiver including: ground transportation; tolls; gas; parking; car rental; car maintenance, repairs and parts; air transportation; baggage fees; lodging; and ambulance services.

Please note the following expenses are not covered: food and beverages, alcohol, tobacco, clothing, medical/pharmacy expenses, and international travel. Any expense not covered by the program may be subject to audit and may result in loss of award. 

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General Program Eligibility Criteria

Please note, state funds may have additional eligibility criteria.

  • Have a household income that is at or below 600 percent of the U.S. federal poverty guidelines as adjusted by the Cost of Living Index (COLI).  You will be asked for your zip code to determine your COLI.
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or U.S. territories.
  • Have a blood cancer diagnosis confirmed by a doctor
    • Patient must be in active treatment, scheduled to begin treatment, or is being monitored by their doctor.
  • Patients may be insured or uninsured

Patients cannot receive travel assistance from more than one fund in a 6-month period. 
 

Funds

If a fund is listed as Open, please visit the Apply Now section to apply.

If a fund is listed as Fully Subscribed, it is at maximum capacity, serving those enrolled, and is no longer accepting applications.
 

National Funds

The following funds are available throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories:

  • (Fully Subscribed) General Fund - assists all blood cancer patients who are United States citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or U.S. territories.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Pediatric Fund - provides assistance to patients from birth through 19 years of age who have a blood cancer diagnosis, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or U.S. territories. 
  • (Fully Subscribed) Myeloma Fund


State Funds

To find your state, click on the first letter of the state’s name:

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Arizona

  • (Open) Arizona Pediatric Travel Fund
    The Arizona Pediatric travel fund is supported by Camelback Subaru. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in the state of Arizona. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) Arizona State Travel Fund
    The Arizona State travel fund is supported by Gila River Indian Community and Pascua Yaqui Tribe. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Arizona. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

California

  • (Fully Subscribed) Central and Southern California Travel Fund 
    The Central and Southern California travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Central and Southern California. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) North Bay CA Travel Fund
    The North Bay CA travel fund is supported by Blood Bank of the Redwoods Legacy Fund of Community Foundation Sonoma County. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Northern CA Region. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Orange County Inland Empire CA Travel Fund
    The Orange County Inland Empire CA Travel Fund is supported by the Grainger Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in certain zip codes in CA. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Colorado

  • (Fully Subscribed) Colorado State Travel Fund
    The Colorado State Travel Fund is supported by Ronnie L. Moore . This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Colorado. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Fully Subscribed) Colorado & New Mexico State Travel Fund
    The Colorado & New Mexico State Travel Fund is supported by an anonymous donor. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the states of Colorado and New Mexico. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

District of Columbia

  • (Fully Subscribed) DC, MD & Northern VA Travel Fund 
    The DC, MD & Northern VA Travel Fund is supported by the Safeway Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in DC, MD, and Northern VA. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Delaware

  • (Open) Delaware State Travel Fund 
    The Delaware State Travel Fund is supported by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Delaware. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Open) The Delaware State Pediatric Travel Fund
    The Delaware State Pediatric travel fund is supported by L-Dubs Love, Inc. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in the state of Delaware. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Florida

  • (Open) Greater Jacksonville Florida Travel Fund
    The Greater Jacksonville Florida Travel Fund is supported by The GATE Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in the Jacksonville Florida area. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Open) The Greater Tampa Area Florida Travel Fund
    The Greater Tampa Area FL travel fund is supported by The members of 200 Muslim Women Who Care in memory of Liyna Anwar, Republic Bank and Moffitt Cancer Center. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas Counties in Florida. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) South Florida Pediatric & Young Adult Travel Fund 
    The South Florida Pediatric & Young Adult Travel Fund is supported by The Batchelor Foundation. This fund assists Pediatric (0 – 19) age and Young Adult (20-39) blood cancer patients who reside in Southern Florida. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Open) S Orlando & Kissimmee Florida Travel Fund
    The S Orlando & Kissimmee Florida Travel Fund is supported by Florida Blue.  This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in Florida. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Georgia

  • (Fully Subscribed) Central Georgia Travel Fund
    The Central Georgia travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Central Georgia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Georgia State Travel Fund
    The Georgia State Travel Fund is supported by George "Randy" Henderson & Friends. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Georgia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Greater Savannah Georgia Travel Fund
    The Greater Savannah Georgia travel fund is supported by Ruth A. Bartlett. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Greater Savannah Georgia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Metro Atlanta Georgia Travel Fund
    The Metro Atlanta GA travel fund is supported by The John and Mary Franklin Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in Georgia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Fully Subscribed) Northeast Georgia Travel Fund
    The Northeast Georgia travel fund is supported by Jackson EMC Foundation, Inc. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in Georgia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Fully Subscribed) West Atlanta Georgia Travel Fund 
    The West Atlanta Georgia travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of West Atlanta Georgia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Idaho

  • (Open) Idaho State Travel Fund 
    The Idaho State Travel Fund is supported by The Harry W. Morrison Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Idaho. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
     

Iowa

  • (Fully SubscribedNebraska State & W Iowa Travel Fund
    Program support made possible by The Enrichment Foundation. Blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Nebraska and designated counties in Western Iowa. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Indiana

  • (Fully Subscribed) Indiana State Travel Fund 
    The Indiana State Travel Fund is supported by The Michael L. Smith and Susan L. Smith Family Fund, a fund of Hamilton County Community Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Indiana. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) The Greater Cincinnati Tristate Area Travel Fund 
    The Greater Cincinnati Tristate Area travel fund is supported by the Paycor Community Impact Fund and the ChemEd Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Kansas

  • (Fully Subscribed) Greater Kansas City & Western Missouri Travel Fund
    The Greater Kansas City & Western Missouri travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Greater Kansas City and Western Missouri. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) The Kansas City Metro Area Travel Fund
    The Kansas City Metro Area travel fund is supported by the American Century Investments Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Kansas and Missouri. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) The Kansas State, Kansas City & NW Missouri Pediatric Travel Fund
    The Kansas State, Kansas City & NW Missouri Pediatric Travel Fund  is supported by The Mader Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in designated counties in Kansas State, Kansas City & NW Missouri. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Sedgwick County Kansas Travel Fund 
    The Sedgwick County Kansas travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Sedgwick County, KS. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Kentucky 

  • (Open) The Greater Cincinnati Tristate Area Travel Fund 
    The Greater Cincinnati Tristate Area travel fund is supported by the Paycor Community Impact Fund and the ChemEd Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Louisiana

  • (Open) Louisiana Pediatric Travel Fund
    The Louisiana Pediatric travel fund is supported by the Angel Wings Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in the state of Louisiana. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Maryland

  • (Fully Subscribed) DC, MD & Northern VA Travel Fund 
    The DC, MD & Northern VA Travel Fund is supported by the Safeway Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in DC, MD, and Northern VA. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Massachusetts

  • (Open) The MA & NH Merrimack Valley Travel Fund
    The MA & NH Merrimack Valley Travel Fund Travel Fund is supported by The Rogers Family Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Essex County, MA and Rockingham County, NH. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Minnesota

  • (Fully Subscribed) Minnesota, North & South Dakota Travel Fund 
    The Minnesota, North & South Dakota travel fund is supported by The Douglas J. Olson Memorial Fund for Patients. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the states of Minnesota, North & South Dakota. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Missouri

  • (Fully Subscribed) Greater Kansas City & Western Missouri Travel Fund
    The Greater Kansas City & Western Missouri travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Greater Kansas City and Western Missouri. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) The Kansas City Metro Area Travel Fund
    The Kansas City Metro Area travel fund is supported by the American Century Investments Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Kansas and Missouri. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) The Kansas State, Kansas City & NW Missouri Pediatric Travel Fund
    The Kansas State, Kansas City & NW Missouri Pediatric Travel Fund  is supported by The Mader Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in designated counties in Kansas State, Kansas City & NW Missouri. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Montana

  • (Fully Subscribed) Montana State Travel Fund
    The Montana State Travel Fund is supported by Niles and Ginger Hushka and Esco Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Montana. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Nebraska

  • (Open) The Douglas & Sarpy County Nebraska Travel Fund 
    The Douglas & Sarpy County Nebraska Travel Fund is supported by the Enrichment Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the counties of Douglas & Sarpy in Nebraska. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Nebraska State & W Iowa Travel Fund
    Program support made possible by The Enrichment Foundation. Blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Nebraska and designated counties in Western Iowa. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

New Hampshire

  • (Open) The MA & NH Merrimack Valley Travel Fund
    The MA & NH Merrimack Valley Travel Fund Travel Fund is supported by The Rogers Family Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Essex County, MA and Rockingham County, NH. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

New Mexico

  • (Fully Subscribed) Colorado & New Mexico State Travel Fund
    The Colorado & New Mexico State Travel Fund is supported by an anonymous donor. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the states of Colorado and New Mexico. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

New Jersey

  • (Fully Subscribed) New Jersey State Travel Fund 
    The New Jersey State Travel Fund is supported by Mike Shevlin. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of New Jersey. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.  
  • (Open) NJ & Lehigh Valley PA Pediatric Travel Fund 
    The NJ & Lehigh Valley PA Pediatric travel fund is supported by The Provident Bank Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in certain zip codes in the states of NJ & PA. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

New York

  • (Open) The Upstate NY/VT Pediatric Travel Fund
    The New York/ Vermont Pediatric travel fund is supported by Jules & Bonnie's LLS Family Support Fund. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in the states of NY/VT. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) The Upstate NY/VT Travel Fund
    The New York/ Vermont travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Upstate NY/VT. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Western & Central New York Fund 
    The Western & Central New York travel fund is supported by Health Foundation for Western & Central NY. This fund assists pediatric (age 0-19) and adult (age 40+) blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of New York. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) The Western New York Pediatric Travel Fund 
    The Western New York Pediatric travel fund is supported by the Against the Storm Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of New York. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

North Carolina

  • (Fully Subscribed) The North Carolina State Travel Fund
    The North Carolina State Travel Fund is supported by an anonymous donor. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of North Carolina. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

North Dakota

  • (Fully Subscribed) Minnesota, North & South Dakota Travel Fund 
    The Minnesota, North & South Dakota travel fund is supported by The Douglas J. Olson Memorial Fund for Patients. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the states of Minnesota, North & South Dakota. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Ohio

  • (Open) The Greater Cincinnati Tristate Area Travel Fund 
    The Greater Cincinnati Tristate Area travel fund is supported by the Paycor Community Impact Fund and the ChemEd Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) Northern Ohio Travel Fund 
    The Northern Ohio travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Northern Ohio. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Fully SubscribedSW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia Travel Fund
    SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia Travel Fund is supported by Jack G. Buncher Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Oklahoma

  • (Open) The Oklahoma State Travel Fund
    The Oklahoma State Travel fund is supported by the Oklahoma State Health Department. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Oklahoma. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Oregon

  • (Open) Oregon State Travel Fund 
    The Oregon State Travel Fund is supported by an anonymous donor. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Oregon. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Open) Washington & Oregon State Travel Fund
    The Washington & Oregon State Travel Fund Travel Fund Travel Fund is supported by the Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the states of Oregon and Washington. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Pennsylvania

  • (Open) The Cambria & Somerset County PA Travel Fund 
    The Cambria & Somerset County PA Travel Fund is supported by 1889 Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the counties of Cambria & Somerset in PA. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) Juniata & Perry County Pennsylvania Travel Fund 
  • The Juniata & Perry County PA travel fund will assist Leukemia patients living in either Juniata or Perry County in Pennsylvania. For a list of covered Leukemia diagnoses click here. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) NJ & Lehigh Valley PA Pediatric Travel Fund 
    The NJ & Lehigh Valley PA Pediatric travel fund is supported by The Provident Bank Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in certain zip codes in the states of NJ & PA. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Open) Pennsylvania State Travel Fund
    The Pennsylvania travel fund is supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health through funding secured by Senator Pat Browne. This fund assists blood cancer patients in the state of Pennsylvania. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia Travel Fund
    SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia Travel Fund is supported by Jack G. Buncher Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) SW Pennsylvania & NE West Virginia Travel Fund
    The SW Pennsylvania & NE West Virginia Travel Fund is supported by 15 Year Old Anna's Fund for Families . This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in SW Pennsylvania & NE West Virginia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

South Carolina 

  • (Fully Subscribed) South Carolina Travel Fund 
    The South Carolina State travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of South Carolina. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

South Dakota 

  • (Fully Subscribed) Minnesota, North & South Dakota Travel Fund 
    The Minnesota, North & South Dakota travel fund is supported by The Douglas J. Olson Memorial Fund for Patients. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the states of Minnesota, North & South Dakota. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Tennessee  

  • (Open) Eastern Tennessee Travel Fund
    The Eastern Tennessee travel fund is supported by The Thompson Charitable Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties in Tennessee. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Fully Subscribed) Middle Tennessee Travel Fund
    The Middle Tennessee Travel Fund is supported by Mr. Tony McLarty, Delek Fund for Hope of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in the state of Tennessee. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Open) Rutherford County Tennessee Travel Fund
    The Rutherford County Tennessee Travel Fund is supported by Christy Houston Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the counties of Rutherford, Cannon and Dekalb, in the state of Tennessee. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Texas 

  • (Open) The Dallas County Texas Travel Fund 
    The Dallas County Texas Travel fund is supported by Toyota. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Dallas County. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Open) The South Texas Pediatric Travel Fund
    The South Texas Pediatric travel fund is supported by The Harvey E. Najim Charitable Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in designated counties in South Texas. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) The Tarrant County Texas Travel Fund
    The Tarrant County Texas travel fund is supported by Sid W. Richardson Foundation and Black Dog Charity. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Tarrant County, Texas. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Utah

  • (Fully Subscribed) Utah State Travel Fund
    The Utah State Travel Fund is supported by the George S. and Delores Dore' Eccles Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the state of Utah. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Vermont 

  • (Open) The Upstate NY/VT Pediatric Travel Fund
    The New York/ Vermont Pediatric travel fund is supported by Jules & Bonnie's LLS Family Support Fund. This fund assists blood cancer patients, between 0-19 years of age, who reside in the states of NY/VT. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.
  • (Fully Subscribed) The Upstate NY/VT Travel Fund
    The New York/ Vermont travel fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in Upstate NY/VT. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Virginia

  • (Fully Subscribed) DC, MD & Northern VA Travel Fund 
    The DC, MD & Northern VA Travel Fund is supported by the Safeway Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in DC, MD, and Northern VA. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 
  • (Open) SW Pennsylvania & NE West Virginia Travel Fund
    The SW Pennsylvania & NE West Virginia Travel Fund is supported by 15 Year Old Anna's Fund for Families . This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated zip codes in SW Pennsylvania & NE West Virginia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

Washington

  • (Open) Washington & Oregon State Travel Fund
    The Washington & Oregon State Travel Fund Travel Fund Travel Fund is supported by the Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in the states of Oregon and Washington. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes. 

West Virginia

  • (Fully Subscribed) SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia Travel Fund
    SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia Travel Fund is supported by Jack G. Buncher Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in SW Pennsylvania, E. Ohio & West Virginia. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.

Wisconsin 

  • (Fully Subscribed) Greater Milwaukee Travel Fund
    The Greater Milwaukee travel fund is supported by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. This fund assists blood cancer patients who reside in designated counties of Wisconsin. Click here for a list of eligible zip codes.


**As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of our sponsors. Program continuation is dependent on the availability of funds and the program could be modified or discontinued at any time if funding is limited or no longer available. Please visit our website in the future to become aware of new funding.**

 

Apply Now

STEP 1: Gather the following information:

  • The patient’s demographic information (including their Social Security number and date of birth) and their contact information
    • If the patient is a minor, you will need a guardian Social Security number as well.
  • The name of the diagnosis.
  • Household financial income.
  • The name of treating physician and his/her phone/fax numbers.
  • This information will not be shared and is for verification purposes only.

STEP 2: Contact the program 

  • By Phone: (877) 557-2672
    Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
  • Online Portals: Click Here                    
    24/7, Available in English only
    Please note: There is a separate portal for the Co-Pay Assistance Program.

Awards are based on a first-come first-served basis, for as long as funding is available. Submitting the application doesn't guarantee acceptance in the program. Your application will be reviewed, and you will be notified of your status.

**UPDATE DUE TO COVID-19**

For new applicants, in the event that you are unable to get your doctor to sign off on the Diagnosis Verification Form ​​​​​​for your application, we will accept a portion of your electronic medical record (EMR) or other documentation that shows the diagnosis/ICD-10 code.

Please note, this is a  temporary workaround given the national health emergency.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to share the story behind our Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance Program:


We Want to Hear How This Program Has Helped You!

We would love to hear how the financial assistance provided by LLS has helped you. Patient stories help us illustrate the impact and importance of this program in the lives of blood cancer patients.

Submit a Story 

To submit a story by mail, please send to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Patient Financial Assistance Programs
3 International Drive, Suite 200, Rye Brook, NY 10573

Thank you for sharing!


Patient Travel Assistance Benefits and Taxable Income

As a charity, LLS is exempt from federal income tax and individuals who receive assistance from a charity to meet their personal needs do not generally have to pay federal income tax on the value of the assistance they receive. With this being said it should not affect their ability to receive financial assistance from the government or affect their income taxes. 
 

Contact Information

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance Program
PO Box 12268
Newport News, VA 23612
Toll Free Number: (877) 557-2672 
E-mail: FinancialAssistance@LLS.org
Fax:  (866) 808-3793
 

Program Support

LLS is a nonprofit organization that relies on the generosity of individual, foundation and corporate contributions to advance its mission.  The Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance program is supported by:  

  • 15 Year Old Anna's Fund for Families
  • 1889 Foundation
  • 200 Muslim Women Who Care, in Memory of Liyna Anwar
  • Against the Storm Foundation
  • American Century Investments Foundation
  • Angel Wings Foundation
  • Anonymous donors
  • Black Dog Charity
  • Blood Bank of the Redwoods Legacy Fund of Community Foundation Sonoma County
  • Camelback Subaru 
  • Christy Houston Foundation
  • Enrichment Foundation
  • Esco Foundation
  • Florida Blue
  • Genentech, a member of the Roche Group
  • George "Randy" Henderson & Friends
  • Gila River Indian Community
  • Grainger Foundation
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation
  • Health Foundation for Western & Central NY
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware
  • Jack G. Buncher Foundation
  • Jackson EMC Foundation, Inc. 
  • Jules & Bonnie's LLS Family Support Fund
  • Lang/Stiglitz Family Fund
  • L-Dubs Love, Inc.
  • Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation
  • Mike Shevlin
  • Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Mr. Tony McLarty, Delek Fund for Hope of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
  • Niles and Ginger Hushka
  • Oklahoma State Health Department
  • Paycor Community Impact Fund and the ChemEd Foundation
  • Republic Bank
  • Ronnie L. Moore
  • Ruth A. Bartlett
  • Safeway Foundation
  • Sid W. Richardson Foundation
  • The Batchelor Foundation
  • The Douglas J. Olson Memorial Fund for Patients 
  • The Enrichment Foundation
  • The GATE Foundation
  • The George S. and Delores Dore' Eccles Foundation
  • The Harry W. Morrison Foundation
  • The Harvey E. Najim Charitable Foundation
  • The Ira and Florita M. Brady Foundation
  • The John and Mary Franklin Foundation
  • The Mader Foundation
  • The Michael L. Smith and Susan L. Smith Family Fund, a fund of Hamilton County Community Foundation 
  • The PA Department of Health through Senator Pat Browne
  • The Provident Bank Foundation
  • The Rogers Family Foundation
  • The Thompson Charitable Foundation
  • Toyota

 


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