LLS Receives Grant From Health Care Foundation
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) was awarded $10,000 for patient travel assistance from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation in 2018. LLS will provide 20 blood cancer patients with significant financial need, living in Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming counties, with a one-time grant of $500 assistance for approved expenses which include: ground transportation (gas, tolls, car rental, taxi, bus, train, ambulance services, etc.), air travel, and lodging related expenses. For information on LLS, contact the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter at 800-484-2873 or visit www.lls.org/epa. First row, from left, are Laura Ducceschi, SAF president/CEO, NEPA HCF administrator, James Clemente, NEPA HCF board chair, Megan Galko, campaign assistant – LLS, Jenn Parrado, development director - LLS, Megan Smith, patient access manager - LLS, Natalie Gelb, NEPA HCF board member, and Robert Knowles, NEPA HCF board member. Second row: Dr. Jeremiah Eagan, NEPA HCF board member, Henry Sallusti, NEPA HCF board member, and Judge Terrence Nealon, NEPA HCF board member.