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Friday, August 24, 2012
In numbers: Lance Armstrong Foundation

By Darren Rovell

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong's foundation generates millions of dollars each year for fighting cancer.
The Lance Armstrong Foundation is the largest athlete charity in history. To give you an idea of how big the business of fighting cancer for Lance Armstrong has been, take a look at the numbers below.

10: Licensees of the Livestrong brand (American Century, Giro, Johnson Health Tech, Nike, Oakley, RadioShack, Sporting Club, thinksport, Trek and Demand Media).

27: Number of trademarks the Lance Armstrong Foundation has for the word "Livestrong."

81: Amount, in cents, the Livestrong Foundation says it invests in fighting cancer for every dollar donated.

550: Number of organizations the foundation has provided funding to since its inception.

5,708: Days the Lance Armstrong Foundation has been incorporated.

225,700: Number of people the foundation says it served -- in person, online or on the phone -- in its cancer network last year.

$15.7 million: Royalties and licensing fees the Lance Armstrong Foundation generated in 2011.

$16.7 million: Amount the Lance Armstrong Foundation generated in event revenue last year.

$43 million: Amount the Lance Armstrong Foundation had in investments by the end of 2010.

$85 million: Amount of grants the foundation has funded through 2011.

$100 million: Money generated from sales of $1 Nike yellow Livestrong wristbands.

$470 million: Total amount raised since the foundation began in 1997.

Source: Lance Armstrong Foundation Annual Reports, tax statements and press releases