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Hop for Leukemia

McKnight will be "hopping" in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Monday, March 11th!  In the past twenty years, McKnight has raised $254,977.89 for this fantastic cause.  That is incredible!  Let's see what we can do again this year to prove to the world that McKnight truly is a big school with a bigger heart. 
Pledge envelopes went home in February.  Donations can be returned to school in the pledge envelopes OR you can make your donation online. Psst...  Having an online option makes it easier than ever for out of town family and friends to donate!
This program is a service-learning program that gives students the unique experience of working together to help raise awareness and funds in honor of thousands of children and adults fighting against blood cancers! We are asking that everyone (students, faculty, parents, alumni, etc.) at McKnight join in this effort of raising awareness and collecting funds to benefit the mission of LLS: to find cures for blood cancers and to improve the quality of life for patient and their families.
Every 3 minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer and every 10 minutes someone loses their battle. Thanks to the support of people like you, doctors are getting closer to finding a cure every day! In the 1960's the 5-year survival rate for children under the age of 20 with ALL (the most common form of leukemia) was a mere 3%. Today, the 5-year survival rate has increased to nearly 95%! Your support is critical to help us find a cure and I hope you will join us in the fight against blood cancers!!!


Thank you so much for supporting LLS and McKnight's participation in the Hop program! For more information on Hop for Leukemia or other LLS Student Series Programs, please visit: If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out and contact either Mr. Zaspel ( or Mr. Hudec (
For more information, please see Mr. Zaspel's website



Please contact Mr. Zaspel with any questions. ( Thank you for your support!