PGA TOUR SUPERSTORE OF ROSWELL RAISES OVER $2,200
FOR THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
[ATLANTA, GA, June 8, 2017] – Over Memorial Day Weekend, the PGA TOUR Superstore in Roswell held a fundraising drive for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Georgia Chapter, headquartered in Atlanta. PGA TOUR Superstore donated $1,500 and the rest was raised from customers making a donation during checkout over the three-day holiday weekend.
PGA TOUR Superstore is a long-time supporter of LLS, hosting the annual Strike Out Leukemia & Lymphoma Radiothon with 680 The Fan, held each February, and also supporting the organization’s annual Light The Night Walk and past Rhubarb Jones Celebrity Golf Classic for many years.
"We are grateful to PGA TOUR Superstore for their continued support of our mission to cure blood cancers," said Chantal Robertson, Sr. Manager of Special Events at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Georgia Chapter. "The funds raised will go to support life saving research and patient services programs for those affected by blood cancers."
To learn more about PGA TOUR Superstore, visit www.pgatoursuperstore.com
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
The Georgia Chapter serves patients with a variety of programs including the Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program, the Georgia Blood Cancer Conference, and the LLS Co-Pay Assistance Program which provided $1.2 million to patients statewide in fiscal year 2016. Currently, LLS has invested $600,000 in Translational Research within the state of Georgia through multi-year grants. It is estimated that there will be approximately 4,680 new diagnoses for blood cancer in Georgia in 2017. Visit www.lls.org/ga.