Ways to Give

Donate online, by phone or by mail

These are fast and easy ways to impact our mission now.
Call us at (847) 424.0600 or (888) 558.5385. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. We’re here to answer your call Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm CST.

By mail: Send your contribution to:

Leukemia Research Foundation
191 Waukegan Road, Suite 105
Northfield, IL 60093

If your donation is in honor or memory of someone, please be sure to include the name and address of the person or family to whom we should send acknowledgement.

Facebook Fundraiser

Use the power of Facebook to fight blood cancers. Click here to create a fundraiser on Facebook and encourage your friends to donate to the Leukemia Research Foundation.

Planned Giving

We hope that you will consider including the Leukemia Research Foundation in your estate or financial plans. A Planned Gift can help ensure that the work of the Leukemia Research Foundation will endure for future generations. There are many options available to those who wish to include the Leukemia Research Foundation in their long-range planning. Click here to learn more.

Call 1.847.424.0600 for more information.

Create a Fundraising Page

Your efforts will directly fund research to find a cure for all blood cancers -- as well as support patients with educational and financial assistance programs.

Click here to create a Firstgiving fundraising page to benefit the LRF.


Office volunteers are needed from time to time to perform light office work such as filing, shredding, copying, mailings, etc. Projects also often arise for which we need additional help.,These volunteers would be contacted on an as-needed basis.,Tasks could be a few hours or for a longer duration, depending on the schedule of the volunteer.

Click here to volunteer for the Gibbons 5K.

If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about our needs, please contact us at 847.424.0600 or email us for information. Online volunteer form coming soon. We would greatly appreciate your support and we would be happy to work with you!

Host a Fundraiser to Benefit the LRF

No matter where you live you can help the LRF by creating your own fundraiser in honor of someone touched by blood cancer. Hundreds of dedicated friends, family members, student and religious groups have created unique fundraisers in their town to support the mission of the LRF. Large or small, these fundraisers help to create awareness in your community about blood cancer and the need to support research and patient programs.

The theme of your fundraiser is only limited by your imagination! Contact Cindy at Cindy@LRFmail.org for ideas and more information. Download and review this event application form to start the planning process.

LRF Store

All year long, support the LRF automatically every time you shop online!

Visit our online mall with thousands of merchants supporting our mission. You can even download the We-Care App to shop on the go!

integrates your We-Care and Amazon.com shopping experiences, so either way, your online shopping can benefit the LRF. Click here to get started: http://lrf.we-care.com/smileplus.


 is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Leukemia Research Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Click here to login with your Amazon.com credentials. The Leukemia Research Foundation will be selected as your charitable organization. Then shop Amazon the way you usually do. Millions of products are marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Every time you buy, a portion of your purchase price is donated to the LRF!

Entertainment Books

The Entertainment Book is filled with 50% off and 2-for-1 coupons on everyday items to help save you money. The book is available all across the United States and Canada. Click here, search your state or zip code, and buy your Entertainment Book today. It’s a great gift too!

Community Days

The Bon-Ton family of stores (Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s, or Younkers stores) hosts Community Days twice a year. Each booklet includes a $10 off coupon that can be used on an item priced at $10 or more, a value worth double the $5 price of the booklet! And there is a tiered 25% / 20% / 10% off shopping pass! Plus, the coupons can be used on top of over 100 Bonus Buys!

Vehicle donation

Donate your used vehicle to the Leukemia Research Foundation and earn a deduction on your income taxes if you itemize! Cars, boats, campers, and motorcycles in any condition will be accepted and the fair market value of the vehicle may be used as a tax deduction on itemized tax returns. Free towing service will be provided anywhere in the region.

If you live in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, or Indiana please click here,to complete the online donation form or call 866.9.DONATE (866.936.6283).

Student Philanthropy

Kids are making huge differences in the lives of blood cancer patients! They participate in raising money for blood cancer research at their school and in their community. The money they raise goes directly to funding blood cancer research and patient aid. Please contact Cindy to get started!

Workplace Giving

There are many ways to contribute to the Leukemia Research Foundation through the workplace!

A Matching Gift is an easy way for you to double or even triple the value of your contribution to the LRF!, If your company has a matching gifts program, they will not only “match” your contribution but in many cases double or triple it! Please inquire with your Human Resources about the options.

Federal employees can support the LRF through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Designate the Leukemia Research Foundation (#11725) on your payroll deduction form!

Support the LRF by selecting #11725

Click here for more workplace giving options.