Student Visionaries of the Year Indianapolis

Annemie DuRussel | Code Red

Team Code Red Student Visionaries of the Year Fundraiser

Aug 21, 2023


Visionaries look to the future—and see infinite possibility.
They challenge the status quo—and make the impossible possible.
They boldly imagine a better world – and lead the charge to create it.


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society was built on that same vision - of a better world - one without blood cancers.


I am a visionary; I have a vision for a world without cancer, but I need your help.


This year, I’m proud to be a part of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Student Visionaries of the Year Campaign, working to raise as much as possible for LLS’s mission. I was asked by Annika Sood last year to be a part of her team and that is what inspired me to be a Student Visionary of the Year this year. Working with the LLS team last year, attending the annual end-of-the-year gala, and going to team meetings showed me how important it is to be a part of something that makes a difference. Hearing the stories and meeting the people who were impacted by LLS's campaign motivated me to run this year. LLS's Student Visionaries of the Year Campaign is a great way to raise money for a good cause and develop leadership skills that will be beneficial later on in life. I am so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of LLS's mission and I am excited to see what this year's visionaries will do to make a change. 


As a global leader in the fight against blood cancer, LLS:

  • Funds cutting-edge research leading to breakthroughs in immunotherapy, genomics and personalized medicine that are improving and saving the lives of patients
  • Provides free education and support for blood cancer patients and families, including personalized, one-on-one support, assistance with identifying and enrolling in clinical trials, and more.
  • Mobilizes thousands of advocates to drive policy changes that accelerate the development of new cancer treatments and break down barriers to care.

Please consider joining this fight by making a donation. All donations are greatly appreciated and tax-deductible. Please visit my website often and tell friends who would also like to donate!


Thanks to your support, my efforts will help ensure this generation is the last to see cancer.

On behalf of blood cancer patients everywhere, thank you!


For more information about LLS, please visit




  • Jim and Gretchen Cannon

    Good Luck with the fundraising Miss A!!!

  • Sarah bigler

    Than you so much for doing this every year. Your heart is kind and strong!

  • JoAnne Blank

    Thanks Annemie for your time and dedication to this great cause! We are very proud of you!

  • Kyle and Ross Zautner

    Thank you for your dedication to this cause that is close to our heart. We are so proud of you.

  • Adler Family

    Good luck Annemie!

  • Elizabeth Kruepke

    Congratulations on a successful fund drive for such an important cause!

  • Ryan and Nikki DuRussel

    We are so proud of all your hard work on this campaign!

  • Mary Rintelman

    Leadership, empathy and generosity-3 things we have all strived for. Keep up the effort.

  • Angie Marx

    Thank you for doing such important work!

  • Jerry & Sheila Kruepke

    This is a wonderful cause to donate to.

  • Lindsay Williams

    I love that you are doing this!! Happy to support!

Contact us by email or call 888.LLS.7177.