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Phone: 248-530-3000
5455 Corporate Drive
Suite 306

Troy
Michigan 48098
USA
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Target demographics: Children or Adults in the State of Michigan diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or a blood related disorder

Geographic areas served: State of Michigan

Programs: The Social workers at Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan (CLF) listen to their patients and caregivers, determining needs and providing a steady hand through tough times. CLF provides casework and information and referral services in order to guide families to the resources they need.

CLF offers a Resource Room that provides print, audio, video and electronic information to help families learn more about cancer and surrounding issues. The Resource Room is available on either a walk-in or mail-out basis.

All newly registered families receive Stepping Stones, a 150-page binder filled with facts, interactive exercises and referrals that empower families with the information they need to gain answers to their questions.

Mission:
Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, serving children and adults, provides information, support, financial assistance to Michigan families affected by leukemia and related disorders. CLF also funds medical research conducted exclusively at Michigan's two NCI-designated cancer centers, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the University of Michigan Cancer Center. Finally, CLF provides small grants to fund professional development or special projects that enhance the practice of health professionals who provide care or treatment to people in Michigan with leukemia, lymphoma or a related diagnosis.
Results:
Actively serving over 4,400 patients and families in the state of Michigan through information, emotional support and financial assistance.

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01/31/13
Had a prior interest in this charity so I check in with it now and then via Guide Star to see how its doing. I note that it now has a "Guide Star Exchange Seal, demonstrating its commitment to transparency" yet its most recent 990 is dated 19 months ago (6/30/2011). Furthermore, it does not publish... more »
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02/06/12
I used to support this organization but have noticed that CLF no longer publishes a newsletter or annual report and hasn't updated its needs assessment since 2004. And while IRS 990's for CLF show losses in 2008 and 2009 - no surprise given the poor economy - the CEO's salary increased both years as... more »
Review from Guidestar
11/30/09
CLF has yet to post their 990's for 2008. Calls and letters to the CFO and the Board Chairman regardging the status of the Sylvia Brown Endowment have never been responded to... more »
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