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Let's Walk to the End of Cancer

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THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Thanks to the caring individuals in the Syracuse community who came out to support our
15th Annual Light The Night Walk

THE SYRACUSE LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK RAISED OVER $85,000 & STILL COUNTING!

Your Support Helps Blood Cancer Patients Live Better, Longer Lives!
On behalf of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the patients we serve, thank you for your tremendous fundraising efforts! With your help, the Syracuse Light The Night Walk raised over $85,000 & STILL COUNTING to support our mission in finding cures for blood cancer. Thank you to all of our CHAMPIONS FOR CURES! Also, special thanks to our BRIGHT LIGHTS CLUB members who raised $1,000 or more!

The beautiful fall weather could not have been better as more than 1,000 participants helped to light up the night with red, white & gold illuminated balloons. Our walkers celebrated raising funds to fight blood cancers as they enjoyed food, beverages & festivities including live music from the CXtec Dinosaurs.

Thanks to you and our generous community, we are making a real impact in the lives of people with cancer, their families and caregivers. Donations received through the Light The Night Walk accelerate treatment advances once thought impossible - like targeted drugs that seek out cancer cells and kill them, and immunotherapies that use a patient's immune system to kill cancer.  Funds also support patient aid and services for local patients and their families.

You can continue to make a difference!
If you are close to becoming a Champion for Cures or would like to qualify for other incentives, please consider updating your webpage with a photo of your team at the event & your experience, and send one last email asking those who had not had a chance to donate to help you reach your fundraising goal. 

OUTSTANDING PLEDGES/DONATIONS
For those who registered but were unexpectedly unable to attend the walk, please turn in all donations to our Chapter Office. These participants are also encouraged to continue fundraising. You can still make a difference and impact the lives of local patients!

Any other outstanding pledges or additional funds may be sent into our Chapter Office. Please include a note with your name and team name (if applicable) so that the funds are credited to your account. Checks should be made payable to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and sent to:
   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
   4043 Maple Road, Suite 105
   Amherst, NY 14226  
   Attn: Light The Night

PERSONAL FUNDRAISING WEBSITES ARE STILL OPEN!
Many of you have asked & YES, you can still fundraise!  We encourage participants to continue fundraising to become Champions for Cures & reach the $100 mark, or to $250 or more for higher level incentive prizes! So go ahead, send one final email blast, post to Facebook or text with your link & ask everyone to help you reach your goal!  Please remember to thank your donors for their support.
 
Event Photos
Please share your photos with us! If you have any pictures or stories to share for the upcoming Light The Night Times photo edition & our Light The Night Facebook page, please e-mail them to
 nicole.irish-baker@lls.org or luann.burgio@lls.org


Thank You To Our Local Corporate Sponsors!
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