PLANO, Texas, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At Home, the home décor superstore, today announced a $116,232 donation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers. Throughout the month of May, At Home customers were able to donate $1, $5 or $10 at check-out registers at more than 100 At Home locations nationwide.
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. This is the second year of At Home partnering with the LLS at a national level.
"Thanks to the generosity, and continued support from At Home, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is doing more than any health non-profit organization to advance cures and access for blood cancer patients and is having an impact beyond the blood cancers," said Dr. Louis J. DeGennaro, President and Chief Executive Officer, LLS. "We are saving lives not someday, but today."
The donation to LLS from At Home will fund breakthrough blood cancer research around the world and help ensure patients have access to lifesaving treatments.
"As a company, one of our core values is to always do the right thing," said Lee Bird, Chief Executive Officer, At Home. "We were thrilled to see our At Home team members across the nation come together with our customers to raise money and awareness for such a worthy cause."
For more information on At Home or to find locations in your area, please visit: http://www.athome.com/.
ABOUT AT HOME:
At Home, the home décor superstore, is focused on providing customers with the broadest assortment of home décor products to suit any style, at any budget, for any reason to redecorate. With a wide assortment of 50,000 items throughout our stores, At Home enables customers to express themselves and create a home that reflects their personality and style, in ways big and small. At Home is headquartered in Plano, Texas. For more information, visit the company on http://www.athome.com or find us on Facebook (AtHomeStores), Instagram (AtHomeStores) or Pinterest (AtHomeStores).
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org. Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.
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