Event page and FAQ

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
7 p.m. Light The Night Walk


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  ltn.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: Will there be food and refreshments?
Yes! There will be food trucks on site with food and beverages for purchase. All Champions For Cures (individuals who have raised more than $100) will receive food truck tickets at registration.

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: 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 can I get my photo in the tribute slideshow that is shown during the opening ceremony?
Email your photo to ltn.mng@lls.org by Sunday, Oct. 9. Please include the name of the individual you are walking for in the email.


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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