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Light The Night Walk: Taking Steps Toward CuresTM

Each year, in communities across Canada, teams or families, friends, co-workers and local and national corporations come together to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s (LLSC’s) Light The Night Walk events and bring help and hope to people battling blood cancers.

Funds raised by teams and individual walkers provide:

  • Lifesaving blood cancer research
  • Free educational materials and events for patients and their families
  • Local programs such as Family Support Groups and First Connection,
  • a peer-to-peer counseling program

  • Comprehensive, personalized assistance through our Information Resource Centre

Light The Night Walk events are evenings filled with inspiration. During this leisurely walk, walkers carry illuminated balloons – white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer – thousands of walkers – men, women and children – form a community of caring, bringing light to the dark world of cancer.

We are taking steps to cure cancer! Join us!

Registration for the 2012 walks will open in February.

Quick facts about the Light the Night walk:

  • Illuminated balloons and Light the Night T-shirts are provided to all walkers who raise $100 or more to help fight blood cancer.
  • The Walk is done at a leisurely pace and takes less than an hour to complete.
  • Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. However, for everyone’s safety, bicycles, inline skates, wheelie footwear, skateboards and scooters are not allowed.
  • Walks take place rain or shine.
  • Pets? Please check with the nearest office about bringing pets.