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Bandages and Garment Fund

In 2004, the LLN created the Bandages and Garments Fund because some insurance companies do not cover the gradient compression garments required for long-term maintenance of lymphedema. The Bandages and Garment Fund was established to assist patients in the State of Georgia only who have no health insurance coverage in obtaining the necessary bandages and garments for the treatment and maintenance of their lymphedema. Patients currently undergoing lymphedema therapy from a certified lymphedema therapist may apply to the Bandages and Garment Fund with a recommendation from their therapist. To date, the Bandages and Garment Fund has assisted over 150 individuals to be fitted with the necessary garments. 

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LIGHTHOUSE LYMPHEDEMA NETWORK
10240 Crescent Ridge Drive, Roswell, GA 30076

 


Dear Lymphedema Family,

The Lighthouse Lymphedema Network needs your financial support.  Any time of the year, when you are thinking of giving, please include the LLN. As an IRS Section 501(C)(3) non-profit  organization, all donations to the LLN are tax-deductible. You may find us on the IRS website as Lighthouse Lymphedema Support Group as we do business as Lighthouse Lymphedema Network. The LLN continues to meet its goals of education, awareness, service to others, and giving support:

 

    • Educating our patients, caregivers, family members and the medical professionals is ongoing. The LLN sponsors various events throughout the year,.  We sponsor a mini-conference each February and our annual all-day conference includes invited guests to present on their expertise.  Vendors demonstrate the latest in products.
    • Creating awareness for lymphedema – Legislative efforts – Mugs in the Morning - Joan White, the LLN Director, was an 11 Alive Community Service Award Honoree at the formal ceremony in April 2008.
    • Bandages and Garment Fund to date has helped over 150 patients to purchase garments and other devices when they did not have insurance or Medicare coverage.
    • In 2009, the LLN officially launched our e-mail program. Those who have valid e-mail addresses,  will begin receiving theLLN newsletters via email. This will save the LLN a tremendous amount of money that we can better use for our Bandages and Garment Fund and other projects. If you have not already received a test email from Elaine Gunter (our newsletter editor), please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or phone 770-938-1891 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            770-938-1891      end_of_the_skype_highlighting . Don’t worry, if you don’t have an e-mail address,  you will receive the newsletter via US postal mail. The prior text changes with subscription thru the website.  You may also view the newsletters here on our site.

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