Students of the Year Indianapolis
Ishaan Modi | Ishaan Modi's Campaign Team
This is Riley McGuire. He’s ten years old.
In October 2017, he was diagnosed with B-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. His favorite superhero is Batman, and he’s an awesome hockey player.
I am a candidate for the 2019 Students of the Year Campaign benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I want to raise $15,000, for kids like Riley who have been affected by blood & lymphatic cancers. If you want to help me reach my goal, you can donate by clicking the link in my bio and passing it on to friends and family. Every penny counts. So let’s do it! #SOY4LLS
I am honored to support the 2019 Students of the Year program, a seven-week initiative in which select high school students from around the country participate in a fundraising competition to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. We are proudly raising critical dollars in honor of a young patient hero named Riley, who is currently battling blood cancer.
Each dollar is a vote. The candidate team that raises the most money at the end of the seven weeks is named Student of the Year. Our mission is to not only raise the most money but also to bring attention to blood cancers like leukemia, which is the most common form of cancer in children and teens.
Since the early 1960s, five-year survival rates for many blood cancer patients have doubled, tripled or even quadrupled. And many LLS supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients but are helping patients with other cancers and serious diseases. In fact, drugs first approved for blood cancers are now approved to treat patients with stomach cancers, skin cancers, and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
We really are changing the face of blood cancer!
All donations are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible. They'll not only support LLS-funded research but will help provide critical information and support for patients, and support advocacy for laws to ensure patients can access the care and treatments they need.
Please visit our website often and bring friends who would also like to donate!
On behalf of blood cancer patients everywhere, thank you for your support!
For more information about LLS, please visit www.lls.org.