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When you or someone you love hear the words, "You have cancer." It's one of the darkest moments in your life.



The light and warmth we generate delivers hope in a time of despair, community in place of loneliness, and life saving research and support for cancer patients and their families.


We are taking steps to end cancer. We Light The Night.

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Oct 17
Chicago, IL
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Oak Brook, IL
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Glenview, IL

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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 preparations and walk night logistics. Volunteers also represent LLS as retail ambassadors and through our other campaigns.  If you are interested in volunteering for the Illinois Chapter, please click the button below to visit our volunteer portal. Her...

Corporate Engagement

Last year an estimated 10,000 people gathered across the Metro-Chicago area to take a stand against blood cancers. As we look to the year ahead, we invite you and your company to join us and the companies that supported Light The Night in 2019. Sponsorship
Light The Night provides a unique opportunity for your company to showcase its dedication to the Chicagoland community while achieving its marketing ...

Local Leadership - Illinois

Executive Commitee The Executive Committee’s mission is to drive revenue growth and help accelerate corporate development Light The Night in the Chicagoland area.  Committee members also serve as leaders within their own companies, and in partnership with LLS staff, develop an engagement plan for their company and personal involvement in Light The Night.  The Executive Committee is an excellent opportu...

Fundraising Incentives

2020 Individual Incentives $100+
Light The Night 2020 Participant T-Shirt
All registered participants who raise $100 or more will receive one Light The Night commemorative T- Shirt. Only participants who have $100+ on their personal fundraising page will receive a shirt on event night. Please note that it is not a cumulative prize and only one T-shirt per person. $250+
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About the Illinois Chapter

954 W. Washington Blvd Suite 305

Chicago, IL 60607

T (312) 6517350