Event Day Information
Sunday, October 25, 2015
4:00 p.m. - Check in and festivities
5:30 p.m. - Remembrance Ceremony - suite 402
6:30 p.m. - Survivor Photo -2nd floor of Rotunda by escalators and Vom Foss store
7:00 p.m. - Stores close, lights dim
7:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony - 1st floor of Rotunda
7:30 p.m. - Light The Night Walk
Map of Mall of America
MAKE A DAY OUT OF IT
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And make sure to dine at Buffalo Wild Wings - 10% of the day's sales will come back to LLS!
CHECK-IN & FUNDRAISING
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 2015 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: What about $1000 to be a VIP or the $2900 for Club 29?
Exactly like becoming a Champion For Cures, you will need to raise those amounts 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 new 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 firstname.lastname@example.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. Early check in is on Tuesday, October 20 from 12-6 at the LLS office.
1711 Broadway Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Q: Where do I go when I get there? Do I need to check in?
All participants who did not attend early check in at the LLS office on October 20 must visit the check-in tables located in south-east corner (old Bloomingdale?s location).
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 and remain in the rotunda while participants complete the walk.
Q: Where will I find the rest of my team?
General team meeting area will be in the Sears Court. Teams that raise over $5,000 by October 21 will have the benefit of team meeting tables where they can meet their team.
Q: Where do I park?
We recommend you park in the East Parking Ramp as it will be the closest to check-in.
Q: Is there assigned seating for the opening ceremony?
There will be no assigned seating. Participants are encouraged to gather on the first floor surrounding the Rotunda. Chairs set up in that area will be first come first serve.
Q: Where do I get my free food?
Free food is being offered to all participants, regardless of fundraising totals. You will be given snacks in your goody bag at check-in and a wristband that will allow you to access light refreshments during the walk.
Q: Any ideas for where to purchase food?
Buffalo Wild Wings will be donating 10% of all sales that day to LLS, so make sure to give them some business and say thanks!
Q: Can I bring pets?
No, there are no pets allowed at MOA.
Q: Where is the VIP room?
VIP room is invite only and will be located in the second floor of the Hard Rock Café.
Q: Where is the Remembrance Ceremony?
The ceremony will be held in Suite 402, which is on the 4th floor. It will be in a closed off room, away from the bustle of Light The Night activities throughout MOA.
Q: Where is the Survivor Photo?
The Survivor Photo will be held on Level 2 of the Rotunda by the escalators and next to Vom Fass and American Girl.
Q: Will there be a survivor lap to end the walk this year?
This year, we will kick off the Opening Ceremony with the Survivor Grand Entrance. Survivors will meet on second floor in front of Nickelodeon (where the survivor photo was taken) and walk around the rotunda, take the available elevator and appear in front of the stage. After applause and cheers, they will take their seats and the ceremony will begin.
Q: Can I use strollers and wheelchairs?
Yes, there are elevators along the walk route.
Q: How long is the Walk?
We will walk the full circle of the first floor, with the walk beginning and ending at opening ceremony location. This walk is under 1 mile.