Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s ‘Light the Night’
October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join us at Harbor Point Commons Park in Stamford to Light the Night against the darkness of cancer; specifically blood cancers like leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and Hodgkin’s disease.
This special event, Light the Night is held by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and raises funds and awareness for cancer research and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families, caregivers, friends, medical personnel and researchers.
At this special event, walkers carry illuminated lanterns and walk at dusk– white lanterns for survivors, gold for those walking in memory of a loved one and red for family members and supporters. Light the Night also includes family activities, food, entertainment, a Survivors Ceremony, a Remembrance Pavilion and is capped off by fireworks.
Sponsors for Light The Night events include: Aetna, Boston Children’s Health Physicians, CCI, Edge-On-Hudson, Gen Re, Hartford Health Care, New England Smart Energy, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Westchester Bank, Trefz Family Restaurants, Westchester Medical Health Center Network, RCCA, United Healthcare Community Plan, Excel Urgent Care, The Bristol Assisted Living and J.Crew. Media sponsors include: Eyewitness News WFSB Channel 3, AM 1490 WGCH Hartford Courant, News 12, Serendipity Magazine, Westchester Family Magazine and Westchester Talk Radio.
In-Kind Sponsors include: Aldi, Black Eyed Sally’s Restaurant, California Pizza Kitchen, Collective Difference, Costco, Darien Doughnuts, Deep River Snacks, Fairway Market, Fresh Market, Kona Grill, LarJ Photography, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Ruth’s Chris, Shake Shack, Bill Shea Photography, Spectra Food Services, Starbucks, Shop Rite, Stop and Shop, Ted’s Montana Grill, United Rentals, Utz Snacks, and Westchester Grill.
Volunteers for the event include: Microsoft, St. Joseph’s Medical School, Westchester Community College, Iona College, Volunteer New York!, Young Women’s League of New Canaan and more.
To learn more about opportunities to form a Light the Night team, become a sponsor or volunteer, please contact Roger Drake, Sr. Campaign Director, Light The Night, Connecticut Westchester Lower Hudson Valley chapter. Contact information is 203-388-9174 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lightthenight.org/CTWHV.