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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light The Night in the National Capital Area

National Capital Area

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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Browse Upcoming Local Light The Night Events

Oct 13
Reston, VA
Oct 14
Rockville, MD
Oct 21
Washington, DC

Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities


Be inspired by heroes who shine bright through the darkness of cancer.

Remembered Heroes & Local Information

Frances Isreal

Frances, Remembered Hero 2017

  Frances Isreal March 13, 1930—May 30, 2015   "My mom, Frances Isreal, was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2011. She faced cancer like she faced everything else in her life - with a smile on her face and faith that God will guide her in his own way and on his time. Given her age, mom initially went through radiation and less aggressive treatments in lieu of chemo. She came away, ...

Team Henry at Light The Night 2016

Henry, Remembered Hero 2016

Henry Burneson May 3, 1998—October 16, 2015   Henry was always smiling and welcomed people into his life through his easy-going manner, humor, and big bear hugs! As he welcomed in the year 2015, Henry's year ahead included getting his driver's license, applying to college, and spending time with his friends and girlfriend. But two weeks later, Henry was in an emergency room being diagnosed with Ac...

Local Sponsors - National Capital Area

Partner with Light The Night in the National Capital Area serving the Washington, D.C., Northern, VA, and Montgomery County, MD areas 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. The Walks provide ...

Join the Bright Lights club

Bright Lights 2017

  What is a Bright Light? A Bright Light is an outstanding Light The Night fundraiser who drives the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) forward by raising $1,000 or more as an individual. In 2016, National Capital Area Bright Lights raised over $1.4 million for the cause! Due to the generosity of one of our partners, LLS will receive an additional donation for each Bright Light! ...

Local Team Fundraising Events

Local Team Fundraising Events

Team FUNdraising Events Does your Light The Night Team have any fundraising events on the calendar? Please email ArDonna.Hamilton@lls.org, to add your events to the Light The Night website!   Upcoming Events:   Wednesday, May 17, 2017 The Puck Stops Here (Montgomery County): Benefit Night @ Buffalo Wild Wings Urbana 3335 Worthington Blvd, Ijamsville, MD 21754   Wednes...


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National Capital Area

About the National Capital Area Chapter

3601 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 450

Alexandria, VA 22304

T (703) 399-2900