Student Visionaries of the Year Western New York

Samara Bhattacharya | Crew for a Cause

Samara's Student Visionaries of the Year Fundraiser

Dec 17, 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.


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'm Samara and I'm a sophomore at Fairport High School. As a 2024 Student Visionsary, my ultimate goal is to bring awareness, provide support to those that are facing this disease, and eventually find a cure. I would greatly appreciate it if you would help me to fundraise and fight this battle to support a world without blood cancer!

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




  • Shashi Patel

    Good luck Samara. Good job.congratulations.

  • Aruna Bhattacharya

    All the best , good luck back Samara

  • Kamini Desai

    Good job Samara.

  • Vivek Aggarwal

    God bless your efforts

  • Cathy Tuhovak

    Thank you Samara for your efforts to raise awareness and funds for this very worthwhile cause!

  • Neeta & Rohit Patel

    Keep up this good work Samara! Proud of you!

  • Bijoy and Sonali Mathew

    Thanks Samara for the opportunity to give to this cause! We are so proud of you for this wonderful effort you have embarked on!

  • Alka Phatak

    Good luck Samara!

  • Sumita Mishra

    Thanks for working for this important cause Samara! God Bless.

  • Michael Hailye

    Great leadership Samara! for an important need.

  • Rakesh and Nomita Patel

    Good luck and continue your hard work and dedication .

  • Bill Krug

    Great Cause!

  • Dr. Vasant D. Saini

    Way to go, Samara! Good luck with your efforts.

  • Surinder Devgun

    Best of luck Samara on this wonderful fundraising project!

  • Prashant Desai

    Keep up the good work Samara. You are destined to do great things. God bless you.

  • Renu Beniwal

    This is a great cause, Samara. Great work. Wishing you the best.

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