every hero needs a squad

Parents & Students:

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every hero needs a squad
every hero needs a squad

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Hero Squad program ensures
that no child has to take on cancer alone.

By uniting students through teamwork, empathy, and respect for others, we strive to achieve our ultimate squad goal: a world without blood cancer.


The importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) within our schools has never been more apparent. Hero Squad integrates core SEL competencies into schools and communities in an organic, philanthropic, and engaging way.

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The LLS STEM+ Curriculum

Schools that partner with us receive access to The LLS STEM+ Curriculum, which provides students and faculty an in-depth look at LLS-funded science and the researchers supported by their fundraising efforts. Learn More

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every hero needs a squad
Madelina, with her sister, dad and mom

Every Hero Needs a Squad

Heroes like Madelina never take on cancer alone. Heroes need educators, parents, and students in their squad to overcome cancer and live healthier lives.

Madelina, Leukemia Survivor

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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