Event page and FAQ
Sunday, October 16, 2016
4:00 p.m. Check-in opens and festivities begin
5:30 p.m. Remembrance Ceremony
6:30 p.m. Survivor photo
6:45 p.m. Opening Ceremony
7:00 p.m. Light The Night Walk
7 - 9 p.m. Live music outside in the shed
From The Depot we will head down 5th Ave. S, approximately two blocks, toward the Stone Arch Bridge. We will cross the Mississippi and at the end of the bridge we turn around and head back to The Depot back across the bridge. Enjoy live music after the walk until 9 p.m. While crossing the bridge, please stay to the right at all times.
Q: Where can I park?
There is parking onsite at The Depot as well as metered street parking and a ramp directly across the street.
Q: Will there be food and refreshments?
Yes, there will be six food trucks onsite with food and beverages for purchase. All Champions For Cures and Bright Lights receive a food truck voucher at registration.
Q: What if I have people who want to come, but they don't want to walk?
They are still encouraged to check in and enjoy the festivities while participants complete the walk.
Q: Can I bring my dog?
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed inside The Depot, where the opening ceremony and many of the festivities are located.
Q: Will there be assigned seating for the opening ceremony?
Assigned seating will be available to top fundraisers and will be located in the front of the audience. Additional seating in the ceremony area will be first come first serve.
Q: How do I submit a photo for the tribute slideshow?
Email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, Oct. 9. Please include the name(s) of the people in the photo and a few sentences about why you walk in your email.
Q: Is there a fundraising minimum?
No, there is not a fundraising minimum to participate in the walk however, fundraising is encouraged. We encourage everyone to become a Champion For Cures by raising $100 to earn an official Light The Night event t-shirt.
Q: Do I have to raise a $100 as an individual or as a team?
To receive the Champion for Cures perks, you must raise $100 as an individual.
Q: How do I turn in cash and checks?
The easiest way to accept/deposit donations is by using the MyLLS smartphone app, which you can download here. The app allows you to accept and immediately process check and credit card donations for your page or your team's page.
Checks can also be mailed to the LLS office. Be sure to include the name of the participant to whom the donation should be credited to. Please do not mail cash. Cash should be turned into a money order and mailed, or delivered in person to the LLS office or at Light The Night.
attn: Light The Night Walk
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
1711 Broadway Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Q: Where can I send my company match?
Send your company match form to the address above or email email@example.com. To find out if your company has a matching gift program, please contact your human resource department or visit our matching gift database.
Q: What are Bank Days?
Bank Days are Oct. 10 & 11 when you can turn in donations and pick up t-shirts and a blank team banner for those that qualify so you can avoid the lines on event day.
For additional questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.