AASU Raises $17,000 for Leukemia Lymphoma Society

In a fundraiser event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) called “Light the Night,” AASU, students, staff, and friends raised more than $17,000 to help find cures and better therapies for those struggling with these lifethreatening blood diseases. The event was held on October 3 in Forsyth Park and involved teams walked two miles, while supporters carried red balloons and survivors held white.

According to Jennie Brewster, Savannah “Light the Night” LLS campaign manager, AASU was the number one fundraiser in Savannah and ranked among the top ten statewide. The AASU team doubled its fundraising contributions from the previous year.

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