From February 28 through March 13, Walgreens customers united in the fight against cancer, donating $1 or more at check-out in Walgreens stores nationwide as part of the Raise Hope, End Cancer Fundraiser. More than 9,000 U.S. Walgreens retail and specialty stores participated, raising an incredible $10 million of support for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Susan G. Komen (Komen). Customers also generously donated their Walgreens Cash rewards online or through the mobile app.
“Each day, we’re hearing from patients and families who are struggling to access the care they need during the pandemic. With this record-breaking support from our friends at Walgreens and supporters across the country, we’ll be able to help more patients when it’s needed most. We are blown away by this year’s results and want to express our heartfelt gratitude to Walgreens and its customers nationwide for supporting LLS. Thank you,” says Louis DeGennaro, Ph.D., LLS President and CEO. “Our partnership with Walgreens is setting a new standard for what nonprofits and industry can achieve through collaboration.”
Walgreens, LLS, and Komen are collaborating to raise funds to enable new research in breast and blood cancers and expand access, treatment, and support services for those living with these diseases. In 2019, Walgreens pledged to contribute more than $25 million to LLS and Komen collectively over the next five years to improve the health and well-being of people living with cancer nationwide. Thanks to the support of our community, we’re well on our way to meeting this goal. All funds are split evenly between LLS and Komen.
LLS will use these funds to accelerate cancer treatment breakthroughs for blood cancer patients and help patients, caregivers, and survivors cope with the financial, emotional, and psychological effects of cancer.
The best part is, there is still time to support! Throughout March, customers can donate their Walgreens Cash rewards to participate in the Raise Hope, End Cancer Fundraiser. Simply log into your myWalgreens account online or through the mobile app. On your account dashboard, you will see a link to donate your Walgreens Cash rewards. From there, you will be able to select your donation amount based on the Walgreens Cash rewards available in your account. All funds will be split equally between LLS and Komen. Together, we can fight cancer!
Take action today! Log into your myWalgreens account online or through the mobile app to donate your Walgreens Cash rewards. Don’t have a myWalgreens account? Sign up for free to start saving on purchases and donate your Walgreens Cash rewards.