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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada announces VP departure

Halifax, Nova Scotia (June 29, 2019) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) today announced that Joe DiPenta, its Vice President of Development, will be leaving the company to pursue other interests, effective August 2. “Joe has been an integral part of our executive management team,” says Alicia Talarico, LLSC’s president. “I have a deep appreciation for his leadership in building the infr...

Beer Store Bottle Drive in 14th year of supporting blood cancer cures

May 24, 2019 – On Saturday, May 25th, The Beer Store and its affiliated union – United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 12R24 – are inviting Ontarians to join in the fight against blood cancers by donating their empty beer, wine and liquor containers to any Beer Store location during the 14th annual Returns for Leukemia Bottle Drive. All proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (L...

Announcing Max Parrot as Official Spokesperson

Montreal, Quebec (May 9, 2019) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is proud to announce that it has teamed up with Max Parrot, Professional snowboarder and 2018 Olympic Games silver medalist, to help accelerate blood cancer cures. Max Parrot will walk in solidarity with the blood cancer community at our annual flagship event – Light The Night Walk in October. Now in its milestone 15th year, Li...

Montreal leaders join forces with LLSC

Local leaders join forces with LLSC in a unique fundraising campaign to help support 3-year-old boy with leukemia The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is proud to kick off its first-ever Man & Woman of the Year campaign. This unique fundraising opportunity taps into the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship to help fund groundbreaking research and advance blood cancer cures. In...