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When you or someone you love hears the words "you have cancer"…
It's one of the darkest moments in your life.

The light and warmth we generate delivers hope in time of despair, community in place of loneliness and life-saving RESEARCH & SUPPORT for cancer patients and their families.

We are taking steps to end cancer. WE LIGHT THE NIGHT.


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Loves Park, IL
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Oak Brook, IL
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Chicago, IL
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Glenview, IL

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Partner with Light The Night Illinois and find out how your company can make a difference in the fight to cure cancer.  Light The Night provides a unique opportunity for your company to showcase its dedication to the local community while achieving its marketing goals. Light The Night provides a large platform in four different markets for your company to build awareness, increase visibility and customer enga...


It takes an army of volunteers to make Light The Night a successful and memorable event. Volunteers are needed for event planning, Walk night logistics, and supporting retail campaigns.    To volunteer for Light The Night click on the event link below: October 6, 2018: Light The Night Rockford October 20, 2018: Light The Night Chicago (Soldier Field) October 20, 2018: Lig...

Bright Lights

What is a Bright Light? Bright Lights are outstanding Light The Night fundraisers who drive the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) forward by individually raising $1,000 or more. In 2017, Greater Illinois Bright Lights raised over $1.1 million to support the mission! As leaders in the fight against cancer, Bright Lights receive special recognition and exclusive gifts in honor of their extrao...

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About the Illinois Chapter

954 W. Washington Blvd Suite 305

Chicago, IL 60607

T (312) 6517350