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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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Oct 05
New York, NY
Oct 07
Staten Island, NY
Oct 14
Queens, NY

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View our Welcome Kit linked below for all the need-to-know information to get you and your team ready to Light The Night!

Manhattan Site Logistics

Manhattan Light The Night Frequently Asked Questions Thursday, October 5th 2017 - Rumsey Playfield, Central Park Will there be a traditional walk route? Similar to last year, there will not be a traditional point-to-point walk. Participants will carry their illuminated lanterns throughout the event space, gathering to honor, remember, and celebrate their support in the fight against blood cancers....

Volunteer - New York City

It takes an army of volunteers to make Light The Night a successful and memorable event. Volunteers are needed for event planning, Walk night logistics and general support. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please complete a short form HERE.  We welcome your support!   CONNECT: If you know someone living with or supporting someone with blood cancer, tell them about the&n...

Manhattan VIP Benefits

Make a difference in the fight against cancer. Raise funds and become a VIP team! For more information contact Mara Hermano (Mara.Hermano@lls.org).

Local Leadership - New York City

The Executive Leadership Committee is a group of area professionals and volunteers who support the mission of LLS through fundraising initiatives, expanding corporate partnerships and planning special events. They are leaders and advocates for the Light The Night Walk.   Special Thanks to the 2017 Light The Night Executive Leadership Committee   Chair Emeritus John P. Leonard, M.D. NewYork...

Bright Lights Club

When you become a Bright Light you receive: Bright Light Scarf Your photo on a special Bright Lights banner to be displayed at Walk, future events and on the NYC Chapter website Personalized fundraising support from the Light The Night Walk staff Recognition in Chapter Light The Night publications, website and Facebook page Invitation to and recognition at post-Walk Awards Parties A significant a...

Executive Challenge

Light The Night’s Executive Challenge is a national fundraising competition among participating professionals who personally raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. New York City Executives compete against each other to be declared the local winner, and additionally compete with executives from across the country to be the program’s champion. The 2017 competition takes place from August 10th –...

Legacy Program

What is The Legacy Program? Light the Night's Legacy Program is a special program in New York City which acknowledges teams who have made a significant impact on The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through a year after year dedication to our mission to cure blood cancers. Commitment Counts! Every team that has participated for 3 years or more will be recognized as a Legacy Team with unique recognition on ...

Local Sponsors - New York City

Partner with your local Light The Night Walk 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 a large platform in four different markets for your company to build awareness, increase visibility and customer enga...

Staten Island Welcome Banner

Staten Island Welcome Banner Ad What: Light The Night is a nationwide evening community event to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. Participants carry illuminated lanterns – white for patients and survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost. In 2016, the Light The Night campaign raised more than $67 million to support blood cancer research and patient services. Why: To ...

Queens Welcome Banner

Queens Welcome Banner Advertisment    What: Light The Night is a nationwide evening community event to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. Participants carry illuminated lanterns – white for patients and survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost. In 2016, the Light The Night campaign raised more than $67 million to support blood cancer research and patient se...

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About the New York City Chapter

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New York, NY 10006

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