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Western & Central New York

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

Sep 11
Rochester, NY
Sep 24
Syracuse, NY
Oct 02
Buffalo, NY

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be registered to attend Light the Night? Registration onine prior to the event is strongly encouraged. All participants must be registered in order to receive a lantern, and day of registration will be available via text and paper forms. Where do I turn in donations at Light the Night? Donations are welcome and encouraged the night of the event. All donations can be turned in at our Re...

Volunteer - Western & Central NY

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, please complete the form below. We welcome your support! sign up to Volunteer   CONNECT: If you know someone living with or supporting someone with blood cancer, te...

Local Leadership - Western & Central New York

Our Corporate Chairs and Executive Leadership Committee Members are local 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.   2020 Buffalo Corporate Walk Chair
Victor A. Filadora, MD, MBA

Inspirational Stories

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

Western & Central New York

About the Western & Central New York Chapter

4043 Maple Road Suite 105

Amherst, NY 14226

T (716) 834-2578