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National Capital Area

THANK YOU for making the 2017 Light The Night Walks a great success for our mission!


Fundraising pages are open until January 2018, so there is still time to make your gift.

With $0.91 out of every dollar going directly toward our mission, every dollar counts!


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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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Ways To Participate

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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.

Local Information

LLS #GivingTuesday is Nov. 28

Support LLS on #GivingTuesday!   Sample Social Media Post (Reston): Every dollar counts! Just $10 can make a big difference in the fight against blood cancers! That's why this #GivingTuesday, I pledge to support LLS. Join me: http://bit.ly/2fWWGUY​   Sample Social Media Post (Rockville): Every dollar counts! Just $10 can make a big difference in the fight against blood cancers! ...

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!   On-going Events: The IHOP Roundup Campaign starts soon!​ Stay Tuned for details!   Upcoming Events:   Cherry Bekaert's BJ's Fundraiser When: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 (11...

Volunteers at Light The Night

Volunteer - National Capital Area

We welcome your support! 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 our Executive Committees.   If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the Light the Night walks, please visit https://www.llsform.org/0036FS01/form37/index.html?1502204072463 and select the shift a...

Light The Night Captains lead teams to the finish line!

Team Captain Materials - National Capital Area

Congratulations on becoming a Light The Night Team Captain!   Are you ready to lead your team to success?!   If so, scroll down for the Team Captain Fundraising Toolkit!   Please contact your respective Light The Night Staff member to help create your personalized fundraising plan.*   *See Light The Night NCA Staff page for contact information.    ...


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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