Event Day Information


Sunday, October 16, 2016
4:00 p.m. Check in opens and festivities begin
5:30 p.m. Remembrance Ceremony (located in the Great Hall)
6:30 p.m. Survivor photo
6:45 p.m. Opening Ceremony


Q: Is there a fundraising minimum?
No, there is not a fundraising minimum to participate in the walk. We encourage all participants to beat the national average of $250. Be a Champion For Cures by raising over $100 and earn a 2016 Light The Night t-shirt.

Q: Do I have to raise a $100 as an individual or as a team?
To receive the Champion for Cures benefits, you need to raise $100 as an individual.

Q: How do I turn in cash and checks?
The easiest way to accept/deposit a check donation is by using the MyLLS smartphone app, which you can download here. The app's cutting-edge features include the ability to accept and immediately process donations via credit card and check, and social media integration.

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
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
1711 Broadway Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Q: Where can I send my company match?
You can send your company match form to our above address or email lightthenight_mng@lls.org. 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 is early check-in?
Early check in is your opportunity to turn in funds and pick up t-shirts and blank team banners for qualifying team members and skip this step on event day.


Q: What if I have people that 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: Is there 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.


We will exit The Depot and turn left onto 5th Ave S, walking 2 blocks to the Mississippi where we will turn right and cross W. River Pkwy. From here we will cross the Mississippi on the Stone Arch bridge and once across, we will turn and head back to The Depot via the same route.



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