September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month and the Leukemia Research Foundation is asking for help from the community in spreading the word about leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS); blood cancers that impact more than 1.3 million people and their families in the United States today, including approximately 35,000 here in greater Chicago area.

Tools and tips can be found on the Leukemia Research Foundation website by visiting

Start a Facebook fundraiser, add a frame to a profile image, include a donate tab on an Instagram story or simply follow the Leukemia Research Foundation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn to share or comment on posts throughout the month.

Since 1946, the Leukemia Research Foundation has been funding research and providing support to people and families impacted by a blood cancer diagnosis. Together it is possible to #ConquerBloodCancers. Visit and #JoinTheFight today!

The Leukemia Research Foundation, a 4-Star Charity headquartered in Northfield, Ill., is committed to funding research and providing support to people affected by blood cancers.

The Leukemia Research Foundation is dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures, and enriching the quality of life of those touched by these diseases.

For 73 years, thousands of volunteers and 22 current volunteer chapters have helped the foundation raise more than $80 million to help fund research specifically targeting aspiring, eager, and innovative scientists and physicians around the world, provide patient financial assistance, and offer educational and emotional support for patients and their families.

Leukemia Research Foundation information is available at, or by calling (847) 424-0600.