Testimonials

Read about some of the success stories we've been proud to be a part of.

We are forever grateful

Christian S.
Christian S.

Words cannot express our gratitude towards the Children’s Leukemia Research Association. We are forever grateful. Our son, Christian, was diagnosed with leukemia on December 9, 2011 and from that moment on, our lives were changed. Yet, even though we have had many battles, moving forward with God’s grace, Christian has made progress and is beating the cancer and the many effects from the treatment. The Children’s Leukemia Research Association was there, too, to help us with the constant battle of all the medical bills. Thank you just doesn’t express our true feelings, but thank you so much for being there to help us through the struggle.

- Sally S. (Matching Dollar Program)

A Better Holiday Season For Us

We would both like to thank you for all that you have done to make a better holiday season for us. It sure was a tough year for both Rosemary and I, but with the Children's Leukemia Research Association's help, we are able to enjoy the holiday without the worry of paying bills. This is the best Christmas gift we could have received, and we both thank you very much.

- Rodger and Rosemary B. (Matching Dollar Program)

We Cannot Say Enough About the Help We Have Received

Joshua M.
Joshua M.

When Josh was diagnosed, his oncologist told us that childhood leukemia is often called the million dollar disease due to its expensive and extensive treatment plan. She told us to consider fundraisers and try to look for an organization that will help us through this very difficult time financially. We cannot say enough about the help we have received from the Children's Leukemia Research Association. Your organization has made the most difficult time in all of our lives much more bearable. We don’t know how to thank you except by saying "we thank you from the bottom of our hearts and heaven holds a special place for people like you."

- Audra M. (Patient Aid Program)

It Was A Huge Relief

I was diagnosed with leukemia and started receiving chemo treatments shortly after. When the bills started coming in, I didn’t know how I was going to pay. After all, I am retired and on a fixed income. When I linked up with the Children's Leukemia Research Association, it was a huge relief to have the financial help and support. I don’t know what I would have done without you.

- Alva W. (Matching Dollar Program)

I Thank God Every Day

My father just passed on August 7th, and my brother, sister and I have taken this time situating my mom, getting her back on her feet from a broken back, and just flat-out spending time with each other. Needless to say, along with my chemo treatments and getting my 8 year old back to school, it's been a busy, busy, time...I thank God every day that there are organizations like the Children's Leukemia Research Association, Inc. to help people like us.

- Angie K. (Patient Aid Program)

Thank you for caring!

Shelby E.
Shelby E.

The program from CLRA has been a tremendous help for our family since my daughter was diagnosed with leukemia in 2008. It’s very expensive for treatments and blood tests, and they have helped us in paying some of our medical bills. I never realized that there are organizations out there to help with these kinds of diseases. I have learned so much from CLRA. My daughter is a five-year cancer survivor and in remission. Thank you for caring!

- Lynn E. (Patient Aid Program)

My Leukemia is Under Control

My name is Melvin and in June of 1999, I noticed black and blue spots appearing on my body. After three blood tests, I was told that I have chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and that I had a year to live. Now in 2013, with ongoing treatment, my leukemia is under control. I am married to the girl next door for 34 years, and we have three daughters and one grandson. With my thanks to the Children's Leukemia Research Association, I really am grateful for your assistance with my medical bills and hope that you know how happy I am to be telling you so!

- Melvin L. (Patient Aid Program)

Helping to Save Her Life

Allison M.
Shelby E.

The Children's Leukemia Research Association has helped to shoulder some of the burden of caring for our daughter during her treatment. Knowing that we are getting help to cover some of the cost of her chemotherapy, which is helping to save her life, allows us to focus on caring for her needs and those of our children without the added financial stress. Thank you so much! “How beautiful the feet of those who bring good news!” Romans 10:15

- Tiffany M. (Patient Aid Program)

Helped Me And My Family Tremendously

The Children's Leukemia Research Association has been a blessing for me and my family. I have researched many charitable organizations for financial assistance and was very disappointed with the little they offered. Anything is better than nothing, but I was really surprised when I came across CLRA and its programs. Health insurance helps pay for costly treatment, but it does not pay 100% of the costs. Even with insurance, healthcare costs can be staggering for families of children with cancer, who are already consumed with worry. Every year, I am responsible for my out-of-pocket maximums in addition to other indirect costs which could take years to pay off. I am very thankful for the support the CLRA provides for patient care. This wonderful association has helped me and my family tremendously in reducing my out-of-pocket costs for chemotherapy and diagnostic costs during my son’s recovery of this dreadful disease. We are eternally grateful. Thank you.

- Toya W. (Patient Aid Program)

CLRA Helped Ease the Burden

Thank you for the $1500.00 donated towards our son’s medical bills. We are very grateful for the assistance with our growing medical bills. CLRA helped ease the burden for us. We appreciate your making us aware of assistance and helping families in treatment. We cannot get through this without help form organizations like this. THANK YOU! Our Charlie is our 19-month-old warrior.

- Keith and Stacy H. (Patient Aid Program)

Your Generosity with Each Patient Aid Gift Means So Much

I am so grateful for the additional financial assistance awarded to me for medical expenses. My ongoing years of battling against leukemia has taken a great deal from our family, especially financially. Your generosity with each patient aid gift means so much to us, Happy Thanksgiving!

- Stacie M. (Patient Aid Program)

Grateful For Your Support

We are grateful for your support of our mission to create hope and build healthier futures. Wishing you a happy Thanksgiving and healthy holiday season from the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Foundation.

- Luke

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